18 December 2017

No More Chito Narvasa

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) finally confirmed Chito Narvasa has submitted his resignation, just minutes before the start of the league's 43rd season. The ceremonies almost didn't push through owing to a disagreement among member ballclubs over Narvasa's tenure as commissioner.

The pro league also announced that longtime media bureau chief Willie Marcial has been named officer in charge until a new commissioner is named.

11 December 2017

Possible Meralco Line-Up and Rotation

Meralco Bolts 1st Runner-up
By now Meralco Bolts' followers might have heard the news, Cliff Hodge and Ranidel de Ocampo might not be able to start playing until end of January 2018. Nico Salva and Jason Ballesteros are now members of the Bolts and Kelly Nabong is packed his bags for GlobalPort Batang Pier. So, how will Bolt's lineup look now?

Nobody in the Bolt's current roster has the ability to take over games. It was initially expected that Sophomore guard Baser Amer can fulfill this role. However, after the seven-game Governor's Cup Finals series against Barangay Ginebra, it is obvious that Amer needs to further improve his nerves in crucial moments of the game. The same can be said to his back court partner Chris Newsome,

08 December 2017

More Veterans Added In Bolts Frontcourt

Jason Ballesteros
With no first round pick in the last Rookie Draft mired by the controversial San Miguel Beermen first pick, the Meralco Bolts turned their eye on the tested and proven veterans of the league.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the 43rd season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the Bolts still decided to reinforce their shallow frontcourt by adding free agent big man Jason Ballesteros while looking to sign up veterans KG Canaleta and Mac Baracael.

04 December 2017

Nico Salva Will Now Really Join Coach Norman Black

Nico Salva
Ranidel De Ocampo was the ultimate stretch four for the Meralco Bolts. He was even an instrumental factor to the Bolts' title run last Governor's Cup. However, when he was injured, Meralco lost a potent outside threat which led to their downfall in seven games against the eventual winner Barangay Ginebra.

With that bitter lesson, Meralco is set to bring in an alternate to that De Ocampo, Nico Salva.