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Ginebra nips Meralco in Finals rematch

Ginebra nips Meralco in Finals rematch By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Barangay Ginebra zapped Meralco Bolts, 105-91, in the rematch of last year’s Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup Finals at the Angeles University Sports and Cultural Center on Sunday night. The Barangay broke out in the second quarter, outscoring the Bolts, 31-19, … Continue reading

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PJ Simon retires from basketball

PJ Simon retires from basketball By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno    PBA player PJ Simon (From his Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Magnolia guard PJ Simon announced his retirement from basketball in a lengthy social media post on Wednesday. “This is PJ Simon, The SuperSub, Your Scoring Apostle, signing out,” the 40-year-old star said. On why he is … Continue reading

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Phoenix fires Louie Alas

Phoenix fires Louie Alas By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   (Photo courtesy of Louis Alas’ Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Phoenix made a shocking announcement on Friday night, relieving Louie Alas as its head coach. “After much deliberation, (the) management has decided to discontinue Mr. Louie Alas’ services as head coach,” the Fuel Masters said in … Continue reading

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Aldin Ayo resigns as UST mentor

Aldin Ayo resigns as UST mentor By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Aldin Ayo confirmed on Friday night that he has resigned as head coach of the University of Santo Tomas’ (UST) men’s basketball team, which is currently being investigated for a possible violation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) quarantine protocols. “I have … Continue reading

Xavier Moon wins second-straight CEBL Player of the Year
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Xavier Moon wins second-straight CEBL Player of the Year

EDMONTON  — It was a win-win situation for the Edmonton Stingers and Stingers point guard Xavier Moon made it back-to-back wins as the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s Players of the Year in a vote cast by CEBL coaches, general managers, and media covering the CEBL Summer Series.Moon earned the award over fellow Stingers teammate Jordan Baker, who earned his first … Continue reading

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Edmonton Stingers trio named to All-CEBL First team 

Edmonton Stingers trio named to All-CEBL First team  Jordan Baker, Travis Daniels and Xavier Moon become All-CEBL team players for second-straight yearEDMONTON — The 2020 CEBL champions, Edmonton Stingers, have landed power forwards, Jordan Baker, Travis Daniels and point guard Xavier Moon to the All-CEBL First team as announced by the Canadian Elite Basketball League on Friday. This is the … Continue reading