JUDE P. ROQUE

By
0

Preparations have already started for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. With still over five years to go, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and the MVP Group of Companies are already laying the groundwork for a successful staging of the sport’s biggest world stage here in the country. And…

By
0

What a great year 2017 has been for the sport of basketball here in the country. Here are my choices for the top ten basketball stories in 2017: Philippines to host 2023 Basketball World Cup. The most amazing basketball news came on December 9 when FIBA announced that the Philippines,…

By
0

Through the efforts of Philippine basketball’s godfather Manny V. Pangilinan and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), the hosting for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup finally fell into the hands of this hoops-loving nation. This means that the best basketball national teams from all over the globe will be…

By
0

There are not too many countries in the world that can be regarded as basketball-crazy. I know Lithuania is one, and Serbia another. But I don’t know if both European countries can get as crazy as Filipinos are with regard to the sport they love the most – basketball. Talk…

By
0

One of the best basketball training videos I’ve ever had was Ganon Baker’s “Training in the Triple Threat – 34 ways to create space,” which I bought in 2007. This masterpiece is just one of 72 best-selling basketball DVD’s produced by Baker. Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of meeting…

By
0

Saturday’s Game 1 of the Universities Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Finals was like any other La Salle – Ateneo encounter, an exciting and highly emotional one. This was a highly anticipated rematch of last year’s finals, which the Green Archers won. But this time, the Blue Eagles managed…

By
0

You don’t normally say this to pirates. But the gallant Pirates, Lyceum of the Philippines University’s (LPU) varsity basketball squad, deserve all praises from the local sporting world. They took the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) 93rd Season by storm by completing a record 18-0 sweep of the elimination round.…

By
0

In a span of 12 years since 2006, the NCAA always saw the San Beda Red Lions figuring in the finals. This Season 93 was no different even if the boys from Mendiola had to hurdle a tough stepladder semis after a new heavyweight – the Lyceum of the Philippines…

By
0

Embattled defending NCAA champions San Beda Red Lions (SBC) face a familiar foe tomorrow—the San Sebastian Golden Stags (SSC)—in a knockout semis duel for the right to challenge the still unbeaten Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) in the best-of-three finals starting this Friday. The Lions and Stags have had…

By
0

It was supposed to be a perfect season ending for the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) after an amazing title series that saw the Barangay Ginebra Kings repeat as Governor’s Cup champions with a pulsating 101-96 victory over the Meralco Bolts in the winner-take-all Game 7 at the jam-packed Philippine Arena…

1 2 3 7