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Cebuano shipping magnate Chester Cokaliong shares experience in historic NBA Global Games Philippines

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Witnessing the first-ever National Basketball Association (NBA) game played in the country came at a steep price. But for shipping magnate Chester Cokaliong and his family, it was all worth it. “It was a once-in-a lifetime experience. What you paid was worth it,” said Cokaliong, whose family was one of the more than 12,000 people [...]

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Crush Indiana Pacers in first ever NBA game in the country

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The Houston Rockets emerged victorious in the first-ever NBA preseason game held in the country, beating the Indiana Pacers, 116-96, in the Global Games Philippines 2013 last night at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rockets center Howard confident his team will have an exciting season

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After a contentious season where he battled injuries and struggled to fit in the Los Angeles Lakers system, All Star center Dwight Howard is primed for a reboot and is looking forward to the season with his new team, the Houston Rockets. The seven-time All-Star, seven-time All-NBA team, five-time All-Defensive member and three-time Defensive Player [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Hibbert, West need to step up for Pacers to win crown

IF the Indiana Pacers are to be in contention for this season’s NBA crown, the heavy lifting will have to be done by their All Star frontcourt of center Roy Hibbert and power forward David West. The duo showed glimpses of dominance in the postseason last year where they pushed eventual champions Miami Heat to [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Parsons dating KC

HOUSTON Rockets do-it-all forward Chandler Parsons is enjoying not just playing basketball here in the Philippines but also the company of inarguably, one of the country’s most recognized faces in showbiz, KC Concepcion. The 6-foot-9, third year forward, admitted to taking out the actress and commercial model out to dinner the other night, a few [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Spoelstra not getting enough credit—Vogel

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For all the hard work he has done in molding the Miami Heat into a ferocious two-time NBA champion, Miami head coach Eric Spoelstra did not get enough credit for his role. This is the observation of Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel who was all praise for the Filipino-American mentor. “He gets not nearly [...]

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Linsanity’ takes PH by storm

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National Basketball Association (NBA) madness gripped Manila yesterday as players from the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers met the media during their practice sessions at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Hungry George wants no less than an NBA ring

COMING off a breakout year which saw him take his game to an All Star level and push league MVP LeBron James and the rest of the Miami Heat to the brink before folding in the Eastern Conference Finals, Indiana Pacers wingman Paul George said he is hungrier than ever to achieve more in the [...]

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

She dyed her hair purple and gold to meet Kobe

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Her friends call her “Kim Bryant” in reference to her die-hard loyalty to NBA all-star Kobe Bryant. Kimberly De Guzman’s dream of meeting her long-time hardcourt idol came true when she got to spend a few hours with the basketball superstar on a mobile phone company’s promotional event in Manila last Monday. De Guzman, who [...]

Posted: August 14th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

NBA wager produces new slippers for poor kids

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CHILDREN in Gaspar Island in Gasan, Marinduque, rejoice after receiving new pairs of slippers courtesy of a bet on an NBA game and the efforts started by a group of Marinduqueños quietly working to better the lives of the province’s poor. BOYET VILLAMIN/CONTRIBUTOR

For at least 1,000 public elementary school pupils from some of the poorest villages of Marinduque, a wager is not such a bad thing.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

NBA Capsules

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (26) gestures as he leaves the court after an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Atlanta. At left is Al Horford. Korver scored 27 points to help Atlanta win 123-111 in double-overtime. AP

Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in double overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

James, Wade lead Heat past Hawks

LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade had 26 and the Miami Heat pulled away in the second half to beat the Atlanta Hawks 101-92 on Monday night.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aguilar to stay with Santa Cruz Warriors in NBA D-League

ATHLETIC big man Japeth Aguilar, has chosen to stay with the NBA D-League’s Santa Cruz Warriors after he accepted their offer to be a practice player. According to a report posted on NBA.com Philippines, Aguilar continues to chase his dream of becoming the first Filipino player to make it to the National Basketball Association. He [...]

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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