Five players score in double digits as Bucks topple Celtics

Brian J. Ochoa 04/21/2018

Khris Middleton led five scorers in double figures as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics, 116-92, in Game 3 of their best-of-seven series in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs on Saturday (Philippine time).…

Wizards bounce back, beat Raptors in Game 3

Brian J. Ochoa 04/21/2018

  The Washington Wizards banked on the combined 56 points of John Wall and Bradley Beal to rout the Toronto Raptors, 122-103, in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first round best-of-seven series in Washington DC on…

Pacers nip Cavs, take 2-1 lead

Brian J. Ochoa 04/21/2018

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 92-90, in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first round matchup in Indiana Saturday morning (Philippine time). The Pacers, who took homecourt advantage…

Blazers in trouble, down 0-2 against Pelicans

Brian J. Ochoa 04/18/2018

The sixth-ranked New Orleans Pelicans took a commanding 2-0 lead against the third-seeded Portland Trailblazers following a 111-102 win in Game 2 Wednesday noon (Philippine time) in Portland. Jrue Holiday had 33 points while Anthony Davis added…

Boston soars to 2-0 lead

Brian J. Ochoa 04/18/2018

Jaylen Brown had 30 points as Boston defeated Milwaukee, 120-106, in Game 2 of their first round Eastern Conference series in the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Wednesday morning (Philippine time) in Boston. The Celtics now have a…

Warriors up, 2-0; Miami ties series

Brian J. Ochoa 04/17/2018

The defending champion Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first round series against the San Antonio Spurs following a 116-101 win in Game 2 on Tuesday (Philippine time). Kevin Durant had 32…

Houston survives Minnesota, 104-101

Brian J. Ochoa 04/16/2018

  James Harden had 44 points to lead the top-ranked Houston Rockets to a 104-101 victory over the gritty Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 1 of their first round Western Conference matcfirst-round2018 NBA Playoffs Monday morning. The Rockets…

Pacers shock Cavs in Game 1

Brian J. Ochoa 04/16/2018

  The defending eastern conference champions Cleveland Cavaliers got waylaid by the Indiana Pacers, 98-80, in Game 1 of their first-round series in the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Monday morning (Philippine time). Victor Oladipo led the Pacers…

Raptors, Warriors draw first blood

Brian J. Ochoa 04/15/2018

  The East’s top team Toronto and defending champion Golden State took Game 1 of their respective first round playoff games on Sunday morning (Philippine time). The Raptors downed the eight-ranked Washington Wizards, 114-106, while the Warriors,…

TABAL LAUDS JUNE MAR

Brian J. Ochoa 04/07/2018

With Cebuano basketball superstar June Mar Fajardo leading the San Miguel Beermen to a historic fourth straight PBA Philippine Cup crown on Friday night, one happy fan was fellow bisaya athlete and Olympian Mary Joy Tabal. The…