Former PBA player Eric Suguitan passes away

Lance Agcaoili 04/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  Eric Suguitan, a former member of NLEX’s championship squad in the PBA D-League, passed away on Good Friday. The Road Warriors announced the untimely death of the 36-year-old Suguitan on their social media pages. “The…

PBA: Alaska faces uncertainties as curtain closes on franchise

Denison Rey Dalupang 03/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Basketball Association’s curtains finally descended on Alaska on Saturday night, ending the club’s decades-long stint with Asia’s pioneering pro league. The Aces bowed to a sharper NLEX side, 96-80, falling short of their goal…

Uytengsu gifts the PBA with a piece of advice; league can help him leave a more tangible present

Francis T.J. Ochoa 02/18/2022

The words tossed around by fans and haters of the Alaska Aces when they learned that the franchise was playing its final tournament in the Philippine Basketball Association—“Honor,” “Integrity,” “Played by the rules”—reflect a collective mourning for…

P100-million price tag for Alaska franchise—at least; PBA helping ‘tedious’ sale

Denison Rey Dalupang 02/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines–Just a few hours after the news broke, and even before newspapers could come out Thursday morning bearing the sad news that Alaska was leaving the PBA after 35 proud years of participation, a total of…

Hontiveros on Alaska leaving PBA: ‘All good things come to an end’

Dale Rosal 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—“All good things come to an end.” This is one of the things Cebuano Hotshot Dondon Hontiveros thought of when he learned that the Alaska Aces will be ending their PBA stint after 35 seasons.…

PBA to welcome back fans as games return to Big Dome starting Dec. 15 

Bong Lozada 12/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is set to welcome its fans back to the venues in a limited capacity starting Wednesday, December 15, 2021, league commissioner Willie Marcial announced Friday, December 10. Quezon City Mayor Joy…

No jab, no job: PBA doubles down on strict vaccination rule

Musong Castillo 12/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Veteran Magnolia center Rafi Reavis stands to lose a lot more in salaries if he decides not to get vaccinated as the Philippine Basketball Association remains firm in its stand not to let uninoculated…

PBA suspends PH Cup games 

Brian J. Ochoa 08/03/2021

Mandaue City, Cebu–The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) said it will temporarily suspend its Philippine Cup games starting Wednesday, August 4, 2021. In a bulletin posted in its website, the PBA said this move is “in support of…

Out for more than a year, Fajardo struggles in first game back

Denison Rey Dalupang 07/19/2021

San Miguel Beer cornerstone June Mar Fajardo played his first Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) game on Sunday to end a forced spell that started in February last year because of a shinbone injury. The league’s only six-time…

PBA: TNT holds off Terrafirma in coach Chot’s return

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 07/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — TNT held on to beat Terrafirma, 86-79, in its Philippine Cup debut Saturday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Poy Erram notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds that went with three…

San Miguel welcomes back June Mar for Philippine Cup

Denison Rey A. Dalupang 07/14/2021

June Mar Fajardo, the Philippine Basketball Association’s only six-time Most Valuable Player, is looking more and more like himself. “Physically, I can see that he is 100 percent of his old self,” coach Leo Austria told the…

PBA: Kiefer Ravena playing in Japan B.League ‘not allowed’

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 06/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena’s stint in the Japan B.League is in limbo as he remains under contract with the NLEX Road Warriors in the PBA. Ravena signed a three-year Uniform Player’s Contract (UPC) with NLEX last…

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