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By Joaquin Henson | Updated April 28, 2017 - 1:18am

With Roman (Chocolatito) Gonzalez’ recent upset loss in mind, former WBO minimumweight and lightflyweight champion Donnie Nietes isn’t taking Thai brawler Komgrich (Eaktwan BTY Ruaviking) Nantapech lightly when they battle for the vacant IBF flyweight crown at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino ballroom in Cebu tomorrow night.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated April 27, 2017 - 12:48am

 Laughing off rumors that star guards Stanley Pringle and Terrence Romeo are on the trading block, GlobalPort PBA governor Erick Arejola said yesterday the Batang Pier will make a big push to make it to the playoffs after the All-Star break despite a 2-5 record in the ongoing Commissioner’s Cup.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated April 26, 2017 - 12:51am

TNT KaTropa guard R. R. Pogoy said yesterday he has no idea whom Gilas head coach Chot Reyes will choose for the final 12 to play in the coming SEABA Championships but what’s evident is the candidates in the two and three positions must be ready to fire with clean gunsights.

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By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated April 27, 2017 - 12:48am

TNT KaTropa guard R. R. Pogoy said the other day he’s in the market for 30 to 40 tickets to give to friends and relatives for the PBA All-Star Game at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, on Sunday.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated April 26, 2017 - 12:51am

There’s never been any doubt that former FEU star guard R. R. Garcia can play the game at a high level. But on his fourth PBA season, Garcia is still looking for a home to build his future.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated April 25, 2017 - 12:37am

This year’s PBA All-Star Week will be different from any other since the pro league institutionalized the extravaganza in 1989.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated April 23, 2017 - 12:25am

Philippine wheelchair basketball head coach Vernon Perea said the other day equipment is a critical element in playing the Paralympic sport at a high level and it’s a cause for concern that the national team called the Warriors is handicapped by rolling heavy whirls with a mileage of at least 10 years.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated April 21, 2017 - 12:52am

Unbeaten San Miguel Beer faces dangerous Rain Or Shine in a PBA Commissioner’s Cup game that will renew a US NCAA Division I rivalry between opposing imports Charles Rhodes and Shawn Taggart as an exciting sidelight at the Mall of Asia Arena tomorrow night.