The Portland Trail Blazers have had a major makeover during the offseason. They traded Nic Batum away and LaMarcus Aldridge bolted for the Spurs. Also gone are Wes Matthews (Mavs), Arron Afflalo (Knicks), Robin Lopez (Knicks), and Steve Blake (Detroit). For the most part, the Blazers FO has done a good job assembling a ragtag […]Read more "Fantasy NBA: CJ McCollum is set to break out"
It seems all is right in the world of Fantasy NBA again as Kevin Durant is back in a big way (44 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists with 6 threes to usher in the new year). In contrast, LeBron James owners are dealing with a two-week lull as the Cavs’ main man deals with knee soreness. The […]Read more "Fantasy NBA: Pau Gasol and the fountain of youth"
Darko Milicic will always be one of the biggest enigmas to have played in the NBA. Drafted ahead of the likes of Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade, behind only LeBron? That’s tough. Now we get word, via Rivals.ph, that the Serbian 7-footer is set to leave the sport of basketball and enter… kickboxing. Darko had […]Read more "Hoops tidbits: Darko kickboxing, Bledsoe resigning, et al"
After all the frenzy of first-round action in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, we’ve finally reached the Conference Semis, and we expect the match-ups to be nothing less than electrifying. Here are our picks for round 2.Read more "2014 NBA Playoffs: Round 2 Preview and Predictions"
The Indiana Pacers and the Houston Rockets are in Manila to play in the first ever official NBA preseason game in the Philippines tomorrow night! Here are some photos from the players’ activities around Manila yesterday. Photos from: Anthony Santos Will this be the Pacers starting five? The stars of the Houston Rockets Paul George […]Read more "PHOTOS: Pacers and Rockets in Manila"
A UP Fighting Maroons fan’s perspective on Mikee Reyes’ sudden exit from the team right after one game in the current UAAP season.Read more "Heartbreakers: Mikee Reyes, Ricky Dandan, and the UP Fighting Maroons"
“Pugad Baboy,” the popular comic strip from artist and author, Pol Medina Jr., first appeared in the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) way back in 1988. For over 2 decades, the comic strip has poked fun on virtually everything under the sun but with particularly biting insights on Philippine politics, media, and the Filipino culture. Pol […]Read more "DNBG: Pugad Baboy, PDI, and The Divine Comedy"
It’s June, and that means there are only two teams left standing in the NBA. We should be in for a great series as the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat face off in the 2013 NBA Finals. Here’s our take on this series right before it kicks off.Read more "2013 NBA Finals Preview by One-Legged Fadeaway"
The draw for this year’s FIBA Asia Championship has just concluded. All 16 participating teams have now been grouped for the tournament, which will be held in August right here in Manila. The Philippines, being the host nation, was given the right to pick the group that it wanted to join. Gilas Pilipinas Team representatives […]Read more "FIBA Asia Draw Quick Analysis"
The Indiana Pacers gave the Miami Heat a bit of a scare in last year’s playoffs, taking a 2-1 series lead in their second round match up. The Heat eventually won the series in six games, and then went on to win the title. This year, the two teams meet again, with a spot in […]Read more "Heat vs. Pacers: ECF Preview and Predictions"