Do-everything Bey puzzled over Best Import result

Magnolia Hotshots’ import Tyler Bey in the PBA Finals. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Count Magnolia import Tyler Bey among those puzzled by how the Best Import race of the 2024 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup was decided on Friday night. His confusion, however, was not over him missing out on the plum. “I wouldn’t [have been] surprised…

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PBA: Meralco set to parade Shonn Miller as new import

Meralco Bolts coach Luigi Trillo. –PBA IMAGES Meralco will parade new import Shonn Miller on Saturday when it faces leader Magnolia in a crucial PBA Commissioner’s Cup tiff in Iloilo City. The Bolts made it official by putting Miller in lieu of the high-scoring Zach Lofton, who played the previous three games following an injury…

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KBL: Goyang import fined for foul on Rhenz Abando

Anyang’s Filipino import Rhenz Abando. –KBL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Goyang Sono import Chinanu Onuaku was slapped with a three million won (Php 128,300) fine after his foul that led to Anyang star Rhenz Abando’s ba fall was ruled out intentional by the Korean Basketball League (KBL) upon review. According to South Korea’s media outlet,…

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PBA: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson’s brother to fill in as TNT import

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Rondae Hollis-Jefferson will no longer suit up for the remainder of TNT’s campaign in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup due to a neck injury he sustained at a recent game in the East Asia Super League. Coach Jojo Lastimosa confirmed that Hollis-Jefferson’s older brother Rahlir will serve as import for the Tropang…

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Zach Lofton takes over as Meralco import for game vs NorthPort

Meralco Bolts’ Zach Lofton. –CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–Meralco will go with its East Asia Super League import Zach Lofton as reinforcement for Sunday’s game against NorthPort in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Coach Luigi Trillo confirmed the switch to the Inquirer Thursday after Su Braimoh injured his Achilles during the Bolts’ victory over the NLEX Road…

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PBA: Pido Jarencio hurls threats at NLEX import after heated match

Commotion in the tunnel leading to the dugout between NorthPort and NLEX. –MELO FUERTES/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—At the end of the showdown between Northport and NLEX, a commotion ensued involving Batang Pier team manager Pido Jarencio and Road Warriors’ import Thomas Robinson on the way to the dugout at Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday. After the Road…

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Unheralded import Jois makes heads turn in leading NorthPort

Northport import Venky Jois (left) in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. –PBA IMAGES The under-the-radar import who steered NorthPort to victory and the highly touted Terrafirma rookie who wound up on the losing end are looking ahead on how to become better players in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup. Venky Jois immediately noted other…

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PBA: Tony Bishop ‘real logical choice’ as Ginebra import, says Tim Cone

Ginebra coach Tim Cone.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Ginebra coach Tim Cone barely did any interviews after his gold medal coaching stint with Gilas Pilipinas in the Asian Games last month. So when he faced the media on the PBA Season 48’s opening day, he had to address the elephant in the room with Justin Brownlee not…

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TNT fixes import issues as Miller stands in for RHJ after Converge

Tony Bishop (center) will don Barangay Ginebra’s famous jersey as a temporary replacement for Justin Brownlee (left). (PBA IMAGES) TNT has sorted out its import mess and the moment it tangles with Magnolia on Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum, an unpredictable and wild-and-woolly season in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) will get going. In the…

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PBA: Tony Bishop steps in as Ginebra import with Brownlee out

Ginebra’s Justin Brownlee vs Meralco’s Tony Bishop Jr. PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines–Barangay Ginebra will parade former Meralco import Tony Bishop to fill the shoes of Justin Brownlee on a temporary basis for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup which starts in November. Coach Tim Cone confirmed tapping Bishop in an interview with CNN Philippines’ Sports Desk on…

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