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Anybody’s trophy in Macau
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Blackwater team owner Dioceldo Sy isn’t putting money down on any team in the Terrific 12 basketball tournament that starts with a four-game schedule at the Tap Seac Multi-Sports Pavilion in Macau today.
For all the marbles
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s down to one final game to decide the new FIBA World Cup champion. Two unbeaten teams are left among 32 that began hostilities in China last Aug. 31.
More on Isley
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
In a story published in this section last Wednesday, FIBA technical advisor and instructor Nelson Isley admonished the Philippines for preparing poorly in the run-up to the FIBA World Cup in China.
It should’ve been Clarkson
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Now that Gilas’ campaign in the FIBA World Cup in China is over, it’s time to wonder what could’ve and probably should’ve happened to avoid the tragic 0-5 letdown. Lack of preparation was...
No luck with naturalized imports
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Of the 32 national teams in this year’s FIBA World Cup, only 14 availed of the rule allowing each country to enlist one naturalized player.
Sensitive about age
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
FOSHAN – If ever you come across Argentina’s basketball star Luis Scola, never bring up the subject of age.
Kelly scouts NBA prospects
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Dallas Mavericks scout Jim Kelly, a former coaching consultant with the defunct PBA club Great Taste, is in town to look over players who might make the grade in the NBA.
World Cup by the numbers
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The first round of Group D hostilities is over in the FIBA World Cup with unbeaten Serbia and Italy advancing to the second round in Wuhan and Angola and winless Philippines relegated to the classifiers in Beij...
Impressive rookies
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the other day he’s over the moon with the performance of Gilas rookies C. J. Perez and Robert Bolick in the FIBA World Cup here and it’s a positive sign for the future...
World Cup record breakers
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Gilas’ 59-point humbling defeat to Serbia the other night set a record for the largest losing margin by a Philippine team in FIBA World Cup history.
Not the Gilas way
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
You’d like to think that losing to Italy by 46 points was more like an aberration than something anyone would expect from Gilas.
How Blatche joined Gilas
by Joaquin M. Henson - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Not too many recall that Andray Blatche was a replacement for JaVale McGee as Gilas’ naturalized import.
Remembering Ding Fulgencio
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
While browsing the shelves at a Johnston & Murphy store in a New Jersey mall recently, a Filipina sales lady came up to me and offered to assist.
Mitra alarmed over Thai results
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
GAB chairman Abraham Mitra has carefully reviewed the results of fights involving Filipinos in Thailand since the start of the year and he’s alarmed.
Winners of 2019 FIBA World Cup basketballs
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 28, 2019 - 12:00am
We announced a “blitz” contest to win 10 Molten 2019 FIBA World Cup basketballs last Sunday and set a deadline of 5 p.m. the next day for entries.
Bizarre IBO title fight
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
This was one for the record books. In the battle for the vacant IBO flyweight title between Carlo Peñalosa and Mexico’s Maximino Flores at the TV5 Studios, Novaliches, last Sunday afternoon, Australian...
Win FIBA World Cup basketballs!
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Here’s a golden opportunity for you to win Molten 2019 FIBA World Cup composite leather and rubber basketballs with the unique dragon-design inscriptions that mark what will actually be used for every game...
‘Bunso’ to carry Elorde flag
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Ronel Sumalpong, 22, is the youngest of five children and older brother Rolly, 25, is the only other fighter in the family.
Abandoned son out for recognition
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
A 19-year-old southpaw from Davao City is fighting for the Ultimate Boxing Series (UBS) bantamweight title at the TV5 studios in Novaliches on Sunday but it isn’t the championship that’s foremost in his...
Is Casimero a changed man?
by Joaquin M. Henson - August 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Interim WBO bantamweight champion Johnriel Casimero is an enigma. He is as mysterious as he is puzzling.
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