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Julius Romero
NBA.com Philippines
Gilas Pilipinas is offering Blatche a chance to carry pride and glory to a loyal, basketball-loving nation. And he is not remiss in acknowledging this opportunity when asked about his current thoughts about the prospect of playing for the Philippines.
 
Joey Villar
Philippine Star
With Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili out and the San Antonio Spurs trailing the Phoenix Suns by 21 points in the first quarter, you would mistake them Spurs are taking a night off.
 
Homer Sayson
Philboxing.com
With a heart the size of Chicago, the scrappy Bulls are not afraid of playing anybody in the playoffs that begin April 19 all across the NBA.
 
Rick Olivares
bleachersbrew
This is a list of players who rose above injuries and illnesses, even against team doctors’ orders to give their team that extra lift with the game, the series, or the championship in line.
 
Mike Abasolo
inboundpass.com
No team in the NBA has hit more game-winning shots in the final three seconds than the Golden State Warriors this season. Consistently, head coach Mark Jackson, who now owns a career 119-106 win-loss record, has said that his team has battled and crawled all season.
 
Joaquin Henson
Philippine Star
For someone who’s familiar with international competition, Miami Heat center Chris Bosh knows whereof he speaks and said recently he’s not ruling out upsets at the FIBA World Cup in Spain on Aug. 30-Sept. 14 with underdogs like the Philippines capable of bringing down favored opponents.
 
John Mahipos
NBA.com Philippines
The Bulls are gearing for a deep post-season run and fortified their roster yesterday by signing free agent Ronnie Brewer for the remainder of the season.
 
Dennis Guillermo
Examiner.com/Indiana Pacers Beat Writer
The Indiana Pacers’ recent woes have been baffling for both fans and close observers of the team. It’s hard to recall a group of guys that has looked as dominant early on in a season, then stumble as bad as this bunch has after the All-Star break without losing any of its main players to injury.
 
TJ Manotoc
ABS-CBN Sports
The Indiana Pacers recent struggle is making heads turn, what do they need to do to improve their play? TJ Manotoc tries to uncover a plan to get their groove back.
 
Dr. Tedi Gustilo Villasor
NBA.com Philippines
Since the Luol Deng trade, the Chicago Bulls (14-18) have gone 26-14 (as of March 28, 2014) led by the 6í11í Joakim Noah whoís game has not only risen by several notches but has also garnered some MVP consideration in the process.
 
Stan Sy
Mellow 94.7
Luis Scola is now in his 18th season as a professional basketball player.
 
Ernest Hernandez
NBA.com Philippines
What does Andre Drummond, John Wall and Kyrie Irving had in common? They came out winners in the NBA All-Star Weekend, all are 23-years-old and below and havenít reached the playoffs.
 
Nicholai Rhiz Roska
NBA.com Philippines
Filipino Raymond Macaspac shined in his appearance at the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game held here at the Sprint Arena Jam Session.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
When the NBA decided to bring the Global Games to Manila for the first time, I knew the country was in for a treat, but I didnít know exactly how much I would be able to do...
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
Team USA grabbed gold once again in the recently concluded Olympics in dominating fashion. Now, it is time to pass on the torch as to who will be representing the basketball powerhouse in Rio come 2016.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
As the dust settled, I still couldnít believe my eyes every time I looked at a tweet, an article, a picture that shows Howard teaming up with Nash, Gasol, World Peace and Kobe Bryant in the Purple and Gold starting five. Letís take a look at what the Laker roster is shaping up to be.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
Finally, the deal has happened. After over a year of waiting and waiting, the Dwight Howard saga finally comes to a close. Now how did the teams involved in the trade fare?
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
Erik Spoelstra was an arm's length away when Hank Gathers fell to the ground after converting on an alley-oop dunk. Gathers stopped breathing and passed away moments later.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
The moves might have dropped that pace as of late, but they have started to become a whole lot smarter, at least for some. This is the time of the off-season when it is as if free agents start going on sale. Letís check them out.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
I'm not saying it will be a walk in the park, because it won't. Expect to see close games, and some moments where they look like they could lose. Gone are the days of The Dream Team, when a timeout wasn't needed for the entire tournament.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
The offseason moves into its third week and the transactions keep coming. Not the swap that we thought would be happening, but there is still lots of movement to chart. Letís check out who is looking for some new houses and where!
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
When news broke out that Steve Nash would join the Lakers, I wanted to dig deeper and see exactly how good a move this really is.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
Fourteen transactions have gone down, but none bigger than the Steve Nash trade between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers. Out of the 14 deals, 10 had us seeing a guard either stay or go to a new team.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
It is very difficult to keep up with all the tweets coming in from various journalists and the basketball players themselves. Amid the rumors and stories pouring in from the NBA, here are my top 5 rumors as of July 4, regarding NBA free agents.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
The season might be over, but the fun doesnít stop there. I am actually a very big fan of the offseason. It is when basketball becomes an episode out of your favorite teleseryes. You have to love all the gossip, the mind games, the deception.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
I don't believe there has been another player so celebrated even before he stepped on an NBA basketball floor. This years' draft class is a deep, solid, talented bunch, but probably won't match the star power of the 1984, 1996, and 2003 drafts... Or could it?
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
With the presence of Draft Day trades you never know how it will turn out. We might be seeing Dwight Howard make his way to Houston. Let's see who goes where and why in the lottery!
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
The two came into the league in very different styles, Garnett was drafted fifth overall in 1995, bypassing college, and was dubbed the savior of the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise. Duncan did it the old-fashioned way...
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
There are different ideas, numerous hypotheses, countless situations as to the missing link to make the Miami Heat finally hoist the Larry O'Brien trophy. I have an idea that will definitely make them the big winner...
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
Yes, this is not a mistake, Tyson Chandler won the Defensive Player of the Year award, but for some reason only made it to the All-Defensive 2nd team. Seems a little weird, but itís true. It is important to note that sportswriters and media vote for...
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
While I have been watching the NBA Playoffs, there seems to be a ton of similarities with the storylines of Game of Thrones. It helped me remember the names of the characters when I returned to Kingís Landing, so I thought that I would share it here.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
Does the Lake Show have what it takes to beat a Thunder team that seems primed for glory and has been waiting for a chance to see the Lakers again in the playoffs? Despite being the biggest Laker fanatic in town, I canít be too optimistic, but itís not impossible.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
The Indiana Pacers have gone through a roller coaster ride within the past decade or so to get to where they are right now. They find themselves in the second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs against the juggernaut known as the Miami Heat.
 
Jinno Rufino
Solar Sports/BTV
In a short period of time, the boys from Oklahoma City have gotten the basketball world's attention, and they are now on the brink of greatness. Let's take a look at how the Thunder have risen to elite status in the NBA.
 
Aaron Atayde
AKTV Sports
Being that this is my first article, I want to make things very open from the get go. I have been a Phoenix Suns fan since I was seven years old.
 
Earl Leonard Sebastian
NBA.com Philippines
He came. He saw. He conquered.
 
Rodene Ivan Cortes
Philboxing.com
After acquiring center Andrea Bargnani from the Toronto Raptors during this frenzied off season, the Knicks have added Queensbridge, New York native and former Los Angeles Laker Metta World Peace in the roster.
 
Timothy Jay Ibay
NBA.com Philippines
Maybe there were just a good number of Laker fans in attendance. Perhaps, it was a testament to how Filipinos keep abreast of NBA-related storylines. It could be that people have just gotten tired of his shtick. Whatever it was, it didnít go unnoticed.
 
Del Bacho
NBA.com Philippines
I managed to pester the peaceful walk of cerebral former national team coach Rajko Toroman and was able to squeeze out some tasty nuggets of wisdom on his take on the latest in the hoops world.
 
Bill Velasco
Philippine Star
Hall of Famer and five-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman took a shot at defending Miami Heat forward LeBron James, declaring his belief that the latter would have been an ordinary player in the league in the 1990s.
 
Charles Tiu
PBA/Barako Bull Energy Coaching Staff
Yes, we are witnessing greatness and no, not just from LeBron James. This NBA Finals is basketball at its finest. Sure, apart from Games 1 and 6, the final scores of the rest of the games havenít been too close, but they donít tell the story of the games...
 
Jericho Ilagan
NBA.com Philippines
The cast is finally complete. After 47 days of grueling playoff battle, two teams bested their opponents to set up the 2013 NBA Finals. The Miami Heat are back in the NBA Finals for the third straight year and try to defend their crown against the San Antonio Spurs.
 
Reynaldo Seno
Philboxing.com
Sinking fast with the weight of a 3-1 series deficit, the New York Knicks kept their playoffs mortality afloat Thursday night by beating the physically imposing Indiana Pacers, 85-75, in an ugly Game 5 scrum at the Madison Square Garden here in midtown Manhattan.
 
Alberto Montefalcon Jr.
Philboxing.com
An expected bottleneck welcomed me at the Hegenberger exit on California Highway 880 that leads to the Oracle Arena, home of the Golden State Warriors. Tonight they will defend their home turf against the visiting San Antonio Spurs in the highly anticipated Game 3 of their second round match-up.
 
Erik Ong
NBA.com Philippines
After getting crushed by the Indiana Pacers 93-82, the New York Knicks find themselves in a very deep hole. They find themselves a proverbial ďDo or dieĒ situation. While it isnít impossible for them to surprise us all with a miraculous comeback, that Knick-fan wishful thinking doesnít have the odds in its favor.
 
Riki Flores
Solar Sports/BTV
In line with the NBA 3X here in Manila, Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been brought in as a special guest and has been sharing his skills with the local basketball community. Here are some things you should know about him.
 
Syd Salazar
sydrified.org
Sometimes, we forget how great a player is because of how he positioned himself.
 
hOMER
NBA.com Philippines