Better late than never

It has been more than a month since I did my last post and I have missed quite a number of developments in the Asian cage scene. On the local front in particular, the PBA Board of Governors’ approval last month for the inclusion of three PBA players donning national colors for the Guangzhou Asiad [...]

PBA must grant SBP’s request

As reported, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Board of Governors meeting was rescheduled to September 15 in Bangkok, Thailand. Among other things to be discussed is the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ (SBP) request for the inclusion of the three PBA players in the national pool. The Asian Games in Guangzhou, China is less than three months [...]

Why not …..

The dismal showing of the RP-Smart Gilas in the recent FIBA-Asia Champions Cup causes alarm among diehard Filipino basketball fans including me. I’m a bit worried especially that the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China is just six months away. Assessing the team’s performances in the competitions it joined since its inception, it seems that the [...]

Star Snippets: James Yap, Gabe Norwood …..

Defending All-star three point king James Yap of the Derby Ace Llamados will be up against the best shooters of Philippine basketball in the PBA All-Star festivities in Palawan this weekend. Never in the history of the annual festivities that the three-point shooting contest is as tough as this one. Listed to join the competition [...]

Star Snippets: Yao Ming, JC Intal, Shin Yong-rok …..

China’s basketball superstar Yao Ming has hinted that he won’t play for the FIBA-World Championship in Turkey this year. The 7-foot-6 Center who also plays for the Houston Rockets in the NBA said that he can not play competitive basketball until July, the time when the teams are on their crucial preparations. 2010 FIBA-Worlds will [...]

Arwind Santos leads BPC race

Photo Courtesy: Philstar.com
Arwind Santos of the San Miguel Beer is currently on top for the Best Player of the Conference (BPC) Award in the ongoing 2009 KFC-Philippine Cup of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Midway in the eliminations, the 6-4 native of Angeles City, Pampanga has an average of 38.9 Statistical Points (SP). He is [...]

Star Snippets: Denkaosan Kaovichit, Yusei Kikuchi, LA Tenorio and more

WBA flyweight champion Denkaosan Kaovichit of Thailand is set to face Daiki Kameda of Japan in a rematch early next year. The 33-year old Thai won via a Majority Decision against the Japanese brawler last October 6. Kameda’s camp has been urging the WBA for an immediate rematch following the controversial fight with Kaovichit .

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