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'This is a fresh start': Vic Manuel feels happy, relieved after trade to Phoenix

Vic Manuel is excited about suiting up for the Fuel Masters, where he'll be playing with several familiar faces.

Ernie Sarmiento

Trade grades: How did Alaska and Phoenix do in the Vic Manuel deal?

Chuck Araneta analyzes the big Vic Manuel trade that sent the star forward from Alaska to Phoenix.


Sotto won't rejoin NBA G League Ignite this season

Kai Sotto will not return to the NBA G League Ignite this season the team announced Tuesday.

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Coach Chot's advice for Kai Sotto: Stay the course, continue training

Kai Sotto should just continue with what he's been doing and try to improve, according to returning TNT coach Chot Reyes.


PBA mock draft: Latest predictions for first two rounds

In our latest mock draft, we see how the Vic Manuel trade altered some picks in the first round.

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'Natural worker' Santillan is any coach's dream player

Santi Santillan's work ethic, skills and natural talent make him a good draft prospect for any team.



Abueva, Wright both stunned by Magnolia-Phoenix trade

News of Wednesday's big trade caught both Calvin Abueva and Matthew Wright by surprise.

KC Cruz

Trade grades: How did Magnolia and Phoenix do in the Abueva-Banchero swap?

Which team benefitted more from the Calvin Abueva-Chris Banchero trade? Chuck Araneta breaks it down.


Two former Filipino coaches sing high praises for Jeremiah Gray

Jeremiah Gray suited up for Mighty Sports in two international tournaments and Alab Pilipinas in the ABL.

Paolo Del Rosario

Predictions for first two rounds

Our ESPN5 experts share their predictions for the first two rounds of the PBA Rookie Draft.


National teams in the PBA (Part 2): The Lipa, Pumaren and Toroman eras

In the second of this two-part series, we look back at how the national teams of Joe Lipa, Derick Pumaren and Rajko Toroman performed in the PBA.

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National teams in the PBA (Part 1): The Ron Jacobs-NCC era

In the first of this two-part series, we'll look back at how the national teams of Ron Jacobs performed in the PBA in the mid-80s.


Doha qualifiers cancelled due to Covid situation

Qatar's Ministry of Public Health ordered the cancellation of all public events in the country due to the rising Covid cases.

Tungcab, 2 others named to special Gilas draft

The three players will join the five players from the 2019 special draft and other members of the current Gilas Cadets pool.


Franky Johnson: I thrive best when it's physical and rough

Johnson has played for several PBA D-League teams and won a championship in the 3x3 circuit.

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'He's like Hector Calma': Jason Brickman could be the best point guard in the draft

One of Jason Brickman's former coaches pays the PBA draft hopeful the ultimate compliment.


Studying the stats: Breaking down the San Miguel-Terrafirma trade

We crunched some numbers based on the latest PBA data to see how the players involved in the SMB-Terrafirma trade will impact their new ballclubs.

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Trade grades: How did SMB, Terrafirma, Blackwater and Meralco perform?

Two trades - one approved, one waiting for approval - shook up the PBA landscape on Tuesday. We take a look at how each team did.


DLSU teammates Andrei Caracut and Jamie Malonzo and their paths to PBA draft

Former Green Archers Andrei Caracut and Jamie Malonzo are looking forward to playing in the big league.

Ernie Sarmiento

Complete list of the PBA Season 46 Rookie Draft applicants

The complete list of players entering the PBA rookie draft.


Record 97 players form talent-rich PBA rookie draft pool

Joshua Munzon leads a record number of rookie hopefuls who submitted their applications in what is shaping up to be one of the deepest PBA draft pools ever.

PBA Media Group

Jamie Malonzo on being potential top pick and learning from NBA veterans

The talented Malonzo heads a PBA rookie draft class that could be the deepest in years.

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