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Goldstar wins 1st 'Araw' basketball title

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 08:51 p.m.

LEOMER Losentes showed much firepower, firing game-high 33 points including 20 in the third period and burying six triples, to crown Goldstar Hardware 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Araw ng Dabaw Commercial Basketball Tournament champions at last at the jam-packed Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Thursday evening.

SHS-AdC Magis Eagles beat San Beda to win NBTC Elite League national crown

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 09:04 a.m.

PASIG CITY -- The Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles may be younger and smaller but they did not back down on the San Beda College Red Cubs to win the 2015 Seaoil-NBTC Elite League National High School Championship, 82-78, at the Meralco Gym.

PBA tickets running out

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 09:11 p.m.

FANS of Purefoods Star Hotshots and Talk N' Text Tropang Texters will have to get their tickets now as organizers on Thursday bared tickets for the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner's Cup 2015 game pitting the two popular teams on March 14 at the University of the Southeastern Philippines (Usep) are "running out."

Organizing ArkiQuest finance head Danilo Guevarra said, "The courtside tickets are almost sold out. Only the general admission tickets that cost P600 each are still available but it's also running out."

2AB Design bags Dyno Cup’s title

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 09:51 p.m.

VETERAN playmaker Totsie Daitol decided to let his two siblings take the cudgel for him on the rugged court.

What’s happening to San Miguel?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 10:06 p.m.

WHAT in the blue hell happened to the Philippine Cup Champions? The San Miguel Beermen have been on a tear lately, losing their first four outings for a 1-4 record in a shortened tournament.

Talk ‘N Text seeks solo leadership

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 10:19 p.m.

MANILA — Talk ‘n Text seeks solo leadership when it battles Kia Carnival, while Ginebra faces cellar dweller Blackwater Elite in today’s action of the 40th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup elimination round at the Araneta Coliseum.

Poblacion B takes Game 1

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 09:23 p.m.

THE Poblacion-B District sailed to a 93-85 victory over Agdao District, taking Game 1 of their Duterte Basketball League (DBL) Inter-Political Basketball Tournament best-of-three finals held at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center (DCRC) on Tuesday.

Slaughter, Fajardo team up for PBA All-Star

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 11:29 p.m.

THE PBA’s most dominating big men will team up to try to help South Team defeat the North in the All-Star Weekend on March 5-8 in Puerto Princesa Coliseum in Palawan.

JMC, UM score at Prisaa cage meet

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:50 a.m.

THE Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings and the University of Mindanao (UM) scored back-to-back wins in the resumption of the Davao City-Private School Athletic Association (Prisaa) Meet basketball tournament at the JMC Gym Monday.

Red-hot Go tows CMO for 11th straight win

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 09:39 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER "Bong" Go waxed hot from behind the arc to lift City Mayors Office past Everball Columbia Computer Center, 83-80, for their 11th straight win in their 2015 Basketball Friendly Series on Friday night at the Genesis 88 Gym in Ecoland.

Go sparks CMO's 10th win

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:41 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER "Bong" Go helped City Mayor's Office performance notch its 10th straight win over Everball Columbia Computer Center, 79-72, Tuesday night in their 2015 Basketball Friendly Series at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

Pacquiao, Mayweather in Heat game

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:07 a.m.

MIAMI -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person.

And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring.

Offsourcing, Iqor axe wins

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:08 p.m.

THE Offsourcing Philippines Inc. and Iqor axed contrasting wins over their respective rivals to secure their debut wins at the start of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned 3rd Davao Call Center League at the Moñtana Gymnasium over the weekend.

Poblacion-B, Talomo keep unbeaten cards

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 10:54 p.m.

THE Poblacion-B and Talomo Districts stretched their win streaks after eking out convincing wins over their respective rivals in the resumption of the 2015 Duterte Basketball League (DBL) Inter-Political District Basketball Championships at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Monday.

SMB reigns

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:15 p.m.

LOUD cheers and applause echoed as balloons and confetti fell after the San Miguel Beermen survived an 80-78 win over the Alaska Aces in the final game of their best-of-seven series to capture their first Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup title since 2001 before a sold-out crowd of 23,000 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday evening.

SMB's Arwind Santos knocked down the crucial go ahead three-pointer with 43 seconds remaining in the game, 79-78, giving them a breathing room after squandering a 23-point halftime lead.

San Miguel Beermen bag PBA Philippine Cup crown

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 04:29 p.m.

MANILA -- San Miguel Beermen survived the pressure of another impending collapse in the fourth quarter to escape a breathtaking 80-78 victory against hard-fighting Alaska in the deciding Game 7 and won the PBA Philippine Cup title at the jampacked Araneta Coliseum.

PBA in Cebu

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12:29 a.m.

CEBU can look forward to a PBA game in the Commissioner’s Cup next next month.

Alaska levels series, 3-3

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 09:04 p.m.

NO BALLOONS fell on the court neither a champagne party at the dugout as the Alaska Aces erased San Miguel Beer's first period 14-point lead and kept the momentum to claim Game 6 Sunday evening via an 87-76 victory, forcing a sudden death in their PBA Philippine Cup best-of-seven finals series at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tomorrow night.3

Talomo draws 1st blood

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 08:52 p.m.

THE Talomo District recovered back from a sloppy start to rally past the Toril District, 76-62, to clinch its first win in the resumption of the Duterte Basketball League (DBL) Inter-Political District Basketball Championships at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Monday.

HCCS gets 11th straight win in UBL

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 10:28 p.m.

THE Holy Cross College of Sasa (HCCS) cruised to its 11th straight victory after demolishing the Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC), 61-48, in the resumption of the United Basketball League (UBL) held at the Margarita Village in Bajada, Davao City recently.

Glenn Pasquito led the charge for the HCCS with 17 points. HCCS grabbed a strong hold for the top spot of the team's standings with a perfect record of 11 wins while HCDC dropped its second game in seven outings.

Who will win Game 4?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 01:01 a.m.

BASKETBALL fans here are rooting for their teams as the Alaska Aces and San Miguel Beermen collide in Game 4 of the best-of-seven finals series of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup set at 7 p.m. today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

12 teams to battle for DBL title

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 08:32 p.m.

TWELVE teams will vie for honors when the 2014 Duterte Basketball League (DBL) Inter-Political District Basketball Championships opens at 3 p.m. of January 16 at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office (SDD-CMO) deputy chief Goldie Delvo, also the tournament chairperson, bared this in a phone interview with Sun.Star Davao on Friday.

XU’s Game for a Cause - a success!

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:25 p.m.

THE last month of 2014 will be remembered as one of the memorable ones for the basketball-loving Kagay-anons.

“It was a successful event as many came to share their blessings for a purpose. And, of course, local cage fans had a lot of fun watching the games,” coach Arvin Martinez said of the Game for a Cause held December 21-22 at the Xavier University gym.

DYBL to resume Saturday

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 09:44 p.m.

HE Davao Youth Basketball League (DYBL) will resume on Saturday at the Margarita Village Gym.

Go, CMO open 2015 season with a bang

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 09:33 p.m.

CITY Mayor’s Office drubbed Everball Columbia Computer Center, 113–72, to open their 2015 season basketball friendly series with bang on Friday night at the Davao City Recreation Center Almendras Gym.

Repeat so sweet as BFP retains AFP-PNP title

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 09:32 p.m.

THE Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) completed a sweep over Davao City Police Office in their best of three final series with a 98–89 Game 2 win to clinch the Mayor Rody Duterte and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte – 12th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament title at the Davao City Recreation Center Almendras before New year’s eve.

Green Eagles win Puerto civic crown

Friday, December 26, 2014 - 10:56 p.m.

WAWAY Arocha scored 30 points, and the Green CdeO Eagles finally completed revenge against the Samboy Uy-led Acidu's Farm.

Team CDO sweeps basketball crowns in 2014 Palarong Pampook

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:21 p.m.

MAKING up for its unsuccessful bid in volleyball, Team CdeO vents its ire in other ballgame competition hosted by the booming town of Tagoloan in the 2014 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet.

And a sweep in basketball virtually ensures Cagayan de Oro’s sustained dominance in the annual Palarong Pampook also normally dominated by the CdeO bets in other events such as boxing, baseball, softball, lawn tennis, gymnastics, taekwondo, badminton and chess.

Orophil Shipping-VMA basketball tilt set in January

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 03:25 p.m.

THE top four local collegiate teams and five other schools in the province have signified to join the 1st Orophil Shipping/VMA Global College Basketball Cup Open set to open second week of January next year at VMA GC gym in Sum-ag, Bacolod City.

Nopsscea champion STI-West Negros University, University of St. La Salle, Colegio San Agustin Bacolod and University of Negros Occidental Recoletos head the list to be challenged by the host school, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College of Talisay, Colegio de Sta. Ana of Victorias and Nesca of Hinigaran.

5th straight UM cagebelles rout Ateneo, 79-45

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 06:37 p.m.

THE University of Mindanao (UM) extended its winning streak to five games after demolishing Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) in the women's basketball division, 79-45, in the resumption of the Davao City Collegiate League held at the University of the Immaculate of Conception (UIC)-Bajada campus over the weekend.

UM paced the women's division standings with a 5-0 perfect record, while AdDU suffered its third loss in five outings in the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned cagefest.