Earlier this week, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) announced that veteran Philippine basketball tactician Chot Reyes will take over the coaching duties of the Gilas Pilipinas men’s national basketball team, replacing Tab Baldwin.
It is not only Filipino players that are drawing attention from Japan B.League clubs as two established PBA coaches are reportedly also being sought.
The Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Invitational tournament being held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City became the first professional sports league in the country to re-open its doors to the general public after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) will launch the Governors’ Cup on December 8, about six weeks after the conclusion of the all-Filipino championship won by TNT Tropang Giga.
The revered Alaska team has jettisoned its nine-year veteran guard Joseph Evans (Jvee) Casio to the league dormant Blackwater Elite.
In PBA history, the multiple-conference record for the longest winning streak belongs to the 1983 Crispa Redmanizers.
On October 10, 1992, former Philadelphia 76er and Boston Celtics Tony Dwayne Harris chalked up 105 points for Swift Mighty Meaty in a 151-147 victory over Ginebra San Miguel in an out-of-town game in Iloilo City to set the highest individual score in Philippine Basketball Association history.
Collecting 50 points in one game may be one of the measurements of offensive wizardry, yet some of the legendary players in Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) history never reached the plateau during their illustrious careers.