Basketball

Basketball patron Danding Cojuangco dies

MANILA – San Miguel Corporation Chairman and CEO Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. died on Tuesday night. He turned 85 last June 10. His family confirmed his passing at 10:45 PM due to pneumonia and heart attack. They will be holding a private wake following his immediate cremation due to current quarantine restrictions. Cojuangco was a known basketball patron to his alma mater De La Salle University and currently holds three

Tab Baldwin apologizes

MANILA – Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles and Former Philippine Team head coach Tab Baldwin apologized on Monday for the unfiltered remarks that he made regarding the league and its coaches last weekend. The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) said in a statement that Tab Baldwin was apologetic and claimed that his comments were taken out of context. Baldwin issued his apology in a video conference meeting yesterday and was

first-ever International Basketball Federation

MANILA – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas released Philippines ‘ official line-up in the first-ever International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Esports Open 2020. Representing the Philippines in the 17-nation tournament are Aljon Cruzin, Rocky Brana, Custer Galas, Rial Polog, Philippe Alcaraz, Al Timajo, and Clark Banzon. FIBA media and marketing services director-general Frank Leenders said in a statement that the e-sports’ initiative is consistent with the strategic objective of Fiba to

George

Paul George described his departure from Oklahoma City as a shared departure from the Thunder, with a characterization general manager Sam Presti taking umbrage. George stated that the Thunder worked hand in hand to work out a shared thing between us both that the time was up and we both had different thoughts about doing stuff. According to accounts, Leonard held the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Lakers on hold

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NorthPort is on the cusp of enhancing what is already a franchise-best performance in the PBA, but coach Pido Jarencio has no time to comb through records. Jarencio and his gang can shoot for No. 1 ranking after securing the club’s first twice-to-beat advantage in the playoffs when the Batang Pier clashes with Meralco to end their elimination round schedule Friday at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay. But even that difference

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George made their move to the Los Angeles Clippers on July 10 (July 11, Philippine time) with the NBA squad announcing Leonard’s signing and George’s trade agreement with Oklahoma City. The Clippers did not reveal details of Leonard’s agreement, but ESPN and The Athletic website said Leonard’s agreement was for 3 years and not 4 as initially believed when the choices were presented last week. The

LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers are planning to begin four-time MVP LeBron James at the point guard this season. The 6-foot-8 forward is supposedly starting with newly signed veteran guard Danny Green in the new look backcourt of the Lakers. LeBron is no stranger to the role of the point guard. He has regularly played the position of point-forward over his 16-year career. But this would be the first time a

DeMarcus Cousins

The Los Angeles Lakers has agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins and they are also bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo for the next season. The Cousins’ deal was said to be for $2.3 million, as per Cousins’ agent, Jeff Schwartz. Former teammate Anthony Davis and several other Lakers were reported to convinced him to join them in Los Angeles than Miami Heat. The Lakers had

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are joining the Los Angeles Clippers and NBA balance of energy has moved to a club that comes with never even reached a conference final. As NBA teams began signing agreements Saturday (Sunday in Manila) with totally free agents negotiated over the last week, spinning heads were still trying to work up a cope with a talent shakeup detailed in media reports all week that

Kawhi Leonard

The “Board Man” contains decided. Kawhi Leonard will likely be teaming up with Paul George the next NBA season with the Los Angeles Clippers, in accordance with league sources. ESPN Senior citizen NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski has confirmed Friday night that Leonard agreed upon with the Clippers while the Oklahoma City Thunder traded in George for a record-setting number of draft choices. “Kawhi Leonard has been seen recruiting Paul George