The Hotshots are currently in bubble training at Lipa and the former pro player expressed confidence that his charges can compete with the big guns in the PBA. There is no exact date yet for the resumption of the games badly affected by the pandemic but Victolero assured fans that the Hotshots are getting ready for action.
Former PBA center Arnold van Opstal ended a five-year Twitter hiatus by announcing he will soon create an OnlyFans account on Wednesday.
Long-time basketball player agent Matthew Manotoc has urged the PBA to reconsider its stand regarding Kiefer Ravena’s intent to play in the Japan B.League.
I can only offer my sympathy for budding basketball superstar Kiefer Ravena. I very well understand his desire to embark on a Japanese expedition. His athletic abilities and his proven fighting heart will be a potent mix for the Shiga Lakestars in the Japanese Basketball League.
Former PBA import Galen Young passed away on Saturday (Sunday Manila time) after a car crashed into his home, multiple reports have confirmed. He was 45.
More than 140 players crossed their Rubicon in shedding their amateur status to turn professional in the inaugural season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) in 1975.
Rudy Mendoza died last April 20 due to heart problems made worse by COVID-19. He was 75 and buried last Friday (April 23) at the Eternal Gardens in Batangas City.
It was the Crispa-Floro Redmanizers and the Toyota Comets/Tamaraws that romanticized PH basketball for more than a decade.
The creation of a professional league, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), in April 1975 altered the landscape of the country’s basketball history locally and internationally.
In local sports, the date April 9 also is special to hoops fans. A momentous occasion moment it was forty-six years ago on that day for it marked the birth of professional basketball in the Philippines.