Far Eastern University shrugged off its slow start with a huge second half to beat University of the East, 75-68, in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Ateneo de Manila University relied on a third quarter blitz to overcome University of the East 91-76 in the UAAP Season 85 Men’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Ynares Sports Center.
On September 11, 1981, the Philippine basketball training team lost a close 73-72 win to the Japanese national team in a three-game series held at the Araneta Coliseum.
Gilas Pilipinas tries a new mix of players when the country takes part in the FIBA Asia Cup, which begins on July 12, Tuesday, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Life was a breeze, not because I was a spoiled brat, but rather because my parents from the middle class got me all the things I need to have – emphasis on “need” – and not what I wanted.
Exactly 50 years ago on December 19, the music died. On that fateful day of December 19, 1971, the festive local basketball scene was rocked by the physical mauling of a pair of referees in an All-Filipino game in the Manila Industrial Commercial and Athletic Association (MICAA).
Conversing with Tamir Goodman, whose life has been a series of twists, turns and detours, but his passion for his faith is as straight as straight can be.
Have you ever heard of a basketball team, whether in the high school, college, or professional ranks, having scored 200 points in an official game? Yes, it has happened in local basketball history. Once upon a time, it was in Daet, Camarines, Norte.
In the PBA’s 46-year existence, only 11 “homegrown” Filipino roundballers have chalked up 50 points or more in a single contest during their pro tenures.
One American player was actually an ex-professional who had already suited up in the National Basketball Association. At the time, the WBC was an amateur international competition sanctioned by International Amateur Basketball Federation (FIBA).