27 August 2016

Is She Really Gone?

The controversial marketing chief of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) was reported to have already left. League commissioner Chito Narvasa said in a statement last 25 August that Rhose Montreal has "expressed her desire to pursue other interests which the PBA agreed to. The PBA wishes to thank her for her contributions and wishes her well in her new undertakings."

What these 'new undertakings' will be or if it will sill be connected with the PBA are not clear. Narvasa's statement did not as well who will take over Montreal's post as Marketing Director.

25 August 2016

Bolts 101, NLEX 95

Chris Newsome
The Meralco Bolts continue to perform beyond expectation after it clipped sister squad NLEX Road Warriors by hacking out a 101-95 victory last 24 August in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Allen Durham scattered 31 points, but his less heralded teammates shared the limelight after helping the Bolts get their fifth win in eight games to strengthen their chances for the top four slots.

23 August 2016

PBA May Decide Finally on Next Drafting Rules

Gilas Pilipinas
In a few days, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Board of Governors will sit down and decide once and for all whether to allow members of Gilas 5.0 to join the coming draft.

With several suggestions thrown its way, the league has yet to come out with a final stand on the matter in the wake of a plan by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) to tap amateur and collegiate top guns to form the core of the next batch of Gilas Pilipinas.

22 August 2016

Macmac Cardona Rushed to ICU Due to Overdose

Macmac and Bianca
Former Meralco Bolts players and now NLEX Road Warriors reserve Mark 'MacMac' Cardona is currently confined in a hospital after being rushed their last 21 August for overdosing on prescription pills.

Cardona, 34, is confined at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the University of Perpetual Help Hospital in Las Pinas after his vital signs stabilized, said his sister Rowena in an interview with DZMM.