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NBL proves caliber after Alex Sarr goes No. 2 in NBA Draft
by Alder Almo - June 28, 2024 - 1:12pm
Perth Wildcats 7-foot center Alex Sarr made history Wednesday night (Thursday Manila time) when he became the highest NBL player to be selected in the NBA Draft. 
France scores big in NBA Draft
by Alder Almo - June 28, 2024 - 12:59pm
A French Revolution is unfolding in the NBA.
Bronny James sees NBA Draft chances improving
by Alder Almo - June 20, 2024 - 10:06am
LeBron James’ eldest son Bronny, initially projected to go undrafted, has managed to sneak his way into the second round of most of the mock drafts after his impressive showing at the NBA Draft Combine.&n...
French players fancied to go No. 1 in 2024 NBA Draft
by Alder Almo - June 20, 2024 - 9:57am
After last year’s No. 1 overall pick Victor Wembanyama lived up to the hype, French prospects’ stocks rose.
Tatum, Brown prove resilient chemistry with Celtics seizing NBA throne
by Alder Almo - June 19, 2024 - 12:31pm
As the clock ticked to the final moments of their championship-clinching victory, the only left up for debate was: Who was the Celtics’ best player?
Mavs eye equalizer vs Celtics
by Alder Almo - June 9, 2024 - 1:08pm
The Dallas Mavericks had to find an answer to Kristaps Porzingis and the Boston Celtics’ vaunted 3-point shooting if they want to give themselves a chance at winning the 2024 NBA Finals.
Porzingis makes triumphant return for Celtics in Game 1 vs Mavs
by Alder Almo - June 9, 2024 - 12:43pm
Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic could not put a finger on why his partnership with Kristaps Porzingis did not work out.
Boston's Mazulla bares learning from 2022 NBA Finals loss to Golden State
by Alder Almo - June 6, 2024 - 2:26pm
In 2022, then 33-year-old Joe Mazulla was only in his third season as NBA assistant coach when the Boston Celtics last reached the NBA Finals.
Mavericks' Irving rocks 'Chief Hélá' colorway of signature Anta shoes
by Alder Almo - May 24, 2024 - 10:35am
NBA star Kyrie Irving turned heads not only with his strong 30-point performance but also his equally striking shoes in the Dallas Mavericks’ 108-105 Game 1 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Western...
Villanova trio's chemistry works wonders as Knicks oust 76ers
by Alder Almo - May 4, 2024 - 11:22am
Back in their old stomping grounds where their 2016 NCAA national championship banner hangs in the rafters, the Villanova trio of Jalen Brunson, Josh Hart and Donte DiVincenzo brought their winning chemistry to the...
Knicks-76ers series undergoes twist
by Alder Almo - April 25, 2024 - 2:03pm
The NBA playoff opening-round series between the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers took a dramatic turn after the Last 2 Minute Report revealed missed calls that could have altered the wild ending of Game ...
Celtics grind it out in playoff preparations
by Alder Almo - April 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
The Boston Celtics plunged into what their 35-year-old coach Joe Mazulla called the “training camp for the playoffs” during the one-week lull between Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs and their regular season...
Lakers' Reaves reminisces 'rock-star treatment' during FIBA World Cup in Manila
by Alder Almo - April 19, 2024 - 12:59pm
The FIBA World Cup experience with Team USA in Manila last year left an indelible mark on the Los Angeles Lakers’ rising star Austin Reaves.
Cavs-Lakers face-off comes with a Donovan Mitchell intrigue
by Alder Almo - April 6, 2024 - 10:43am
The Los Angeles Lakers will size up one of their top summer trade targets when the Cleveland Cavaliers visit them on Saturday (Sunday Manila time) as the race to the playoffs tightens up. 
Back injury keeps Utah's Jordan Clarkson out of NBA 6th Man of the Year race
by Alder Almo - April 2, 2024 - 10:04am
Jordan Clarkson had the third-best odds to win the NBA’s 6th Man of the Year award in January.  But an ill-timed back injury dropped the Filipino-American guard from contention to win his second such...
Filipino trait credited for Jalen Green’s rise with Rockets
by Alder Almo - April 2, 2024 - 9:53am
If there is one good thing about Filipinos aside from their well-known hospitality, it’s their resiliency. 
Kai Sotto still with Hiroshima Dragonflies, agent confirms
by Alder Almo - September 5, 2023 - 11:24am
Kai Sotto is scheduled to fly to Japan next week to rejoin the Hiroshima Dragonflies, according to his agent Tony Ronzone of Wasserman.
Gilas foe Dominican Republic stuns Canada behind Towns' solid game
by Alder Almo - August 19, 2023 - 9:06am
Karl Anthony-Towns made a triumphant return to the Dominican Republic national team after 10 years, leading them to a 94-88 upset of Canada on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in Granada, Spain.
FIBA World Cup's star power continues to take a hit as Jamal Murray sits out for Canada
by Alder Almo - August 17, 2023 - 10:40am
With only a week left before tip-off, the 2023 FIBA World Cup continues to lose its luster as another NBA player backed out.
Gilas faces tall order vs Karl Anthony-Towns-led Dominican Republic
by Alder Almo - August 16, 2023 - 12:55pm
Gilas Pilipinas’ opening game opponent, Dominican Republic, received a tremendous boost after the three-time NBA All-Star Karl Anthony-Towns finally joined them in their 2023 FIBA World Cup buildup. 
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