Kate Bobadilla, Sydney Heyn, and Sumayah Sugapong will give our U18 Women’s Team a much-needed boost when they play in India from September 5-11. Continue reading Heyn, Sugapong and Bobadilla to debut for FIBA U18 Women’s Team:
Once considered the best center in the NBA, Demarcus Cousins is still without a team after his stint with the Bucks and the Nuggets last year. Continue reading Is there still a place for Demarcus Cousins in today’s NBA?
Will the arrival of Paolo Banchero be enough of a boost for the Magic to contend for a playoff spot in the East? Continue reading What’s the ceiling for the Magic?
In an offseason full of uncertainty, Laker fans know exactly what to expect from Stanley Johnson. Continue reading Stanley Johnson will never live up to expectations… and it’s fine.
Caelum Harris might be the most recognizable name and Jared Bahay might be the most sensational, but Jacob Bayla might just be the best of the bunch in 5-10 years. Continue reading Jacob Bayla – Gilas U16’s underrated gem
By: Bong Paredes /@hoopslocale Filipino basketball fans all over the world were keen to see how this young (Rey Suerte being the oldest at 26) team will fare without having a single PBA or Naturalized player on the roster. Thailand also had challenges of their own, having only 10 players at their disposal. They were also without their best player, Tyler Lamb and head … Continue reading Young Gilas Team dominated Thailand in Bahrain with a 93-61 win
By: Bong Paredes /@hoopslocale A game that started out slowly as both teams struggled to find any groove turned out to be a thriller that needed a buzzer beater to decide who will face TNT in the 2020 Philippine Cup Finals. Brgy. Ginebra were the heavy favorites to win this series but Meralco’s improved play and impressive individual performances from the likes of franchise … Continue reading Ginebra clinch Finals berth with Thompson 3 at the buzzer
By: Bong Paredes / @hoopslocale It was clear at the start of the game what Tropang Giga’s strategy coming in. Get the ball away from Matthew Wright’s hands. Phoenix, knowing that TNT will play Wright this way, was confident that the rest of the team will pickup the slack as they have been doing all conference long. Unfortunately, they just did not have enough … Continue reading TNT books first Finals ticket with win over Phoenix
By: Bong Paredes / @hoopslocale Coming in to the game flat after losing game 1 convincingly wasn’t exactly where Coach Norman Black wanted his team to be, and it looked like they were about to have another long night early on as Ginebra looked good early behind the early efforts of LA Tenorio (16 pts, 4 rebs, 2 asts and 2 stls) that hit 4 … Continue reading Newsome led Bolts even up series with an 18-point win (95-77) over Ginebra:
By: Bong Paredes / @hoopslocale The league’s number 1 team barely got away with the win despite Phoenix losing their best player Matthew Wright early in the 1st with a sprained ankle and with Calvin Abueva playing only 21 minutes because of foul trouble. Phoenix got ahead early behind the efforts of the aforementioned Wright and Abueva and they held on to the lead … Continue reading TNT escaped with a 95-92 Game 1 win over Phoenix