The Hottest Storylines From the 2023 PBA Draft

2023 PBA Draft

The 2023 PBA Draft saw the largest player pool in the league’s history with 124 aspirants, so it wasn’t a surprise to see several storylines unfold. From a supposed redemption arch to a long-standing issue, here were the most talked about points from the night. John Amores Getting Drafted John Amores – Rappler We Filipinos […]

Ricci Rivero’s PBA Draft Timeline: From Phenom to Controversial Prospect

Ricci Rivero

Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) 48th annual draft welcomed a familiar face in the University of the Philippines’ Fighting Maroon, Ricci Rivero. Ayala Malls Market! Market!’s Activity Center bore witness to the roars from those in attendance last September 17, 2023, as Rivero etched the next chapter in his young hooping career. A once college breakout […]

Mikee Reyes on Being the First Fully Tatted News Anchor: “Sana Mawala Yung Stigma”

Mikee Reyes Fully Tatted News Anchor

There’s a certain stigma regarding the appeal and perception of news anchors. A sense of familiarity with these personalities in their clean-cut suits and monochromatic attires hints at the sophistication of their work.  The Noli de Castros and Ted Failons of the world might be the staples, but a more colorful and expression-centric movement is […]

PBA Is Integrating a ‘Coach Challenge’ System

PBA "Coach Challenge" System

Gravitating towards a more in-depth manner of officiating, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) adapts a regulation from its Western counterpart, providing coaches an opportunity to challenge immediate calls. Regardless of the referees’ experience and ability to perform under pressure, errors are inevitable, as technology poses a tool to limit the margin of error, especially in […]

The 5 Best Imports in PBA History

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The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is brimming with sensational imports who have left an unforgettable mark on the league. They’re in the PBA for different reasons: journeymen keeping their basketball careers alive, NCAA studs scouring for their next big break, and pro ballers looking for their next paycheck. The PBA has seen its fair share […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Dons Kobe ‘5 Rings’ in PBA Governor’s Cup Finale

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson PBA Governor's Cup

Former Brooklyn Nets’ forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson capped the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governor’s Cup finale with the Kobe 5 Protro ‘5 Rings’ on foot. The TNT Tropang Giga import racked up a double-double (29 points, 14 rebounds) in 48 minutes on 40% shooting, concluding with a resounding 97-93 finish over the Gin Kings.  Seeing playing […]

Tab Baldwin Interview Resurfaces After PBA’s Drubbing at EASL

Tab Baldwin

Was Tab Baldwin right all along? PBA officials might downplay the league’s dismal performance at the East Asia Super League (EASL) in Japan. But the same outcome remains: stacked Filipino champion clubs got wrecked by their international counterparts as if they had no business being invited in the first place. Granted, both TNT and San […]

Brownlee or Clarkson for FIBA World Cup? The Internet Debates

Brownlee or Clarkson? Who u got?

Justin Brownlee’s impressive display at the sixth and final window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers has turned a seeming no-brainer into a legit discussion: should the 3x PBA Best Import replace Jordan Clarkson in August? In hindsight, it should have been an easy decision: Clarkson is an NBA talent who is averaging 20.9 […]

Scottie Thompson Is Going To Be a Dad

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It’s only January but 2023 is already the year of Scottie Thompson. After winning a hard-fought and record-breaking championship series, the reigning PBA MVP revealed he is expecting his first child with his wife Jinky on his socials. “Grace overflowing.  I’m so excited to meet the person who is half me and half you. One […]