Migs Oczon gets winning KBL debut with Ulsan

Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus’ latest Filipino import Migs Oczon. –ULSAN PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Migs Oczon had a winning Korean Basketball League (KBL) debut as the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus after beating SJ Belangel and the Daegu Kogas Pegasus, 90-83, on Sunday evening. Oczon made his debut for Ulsan before the New Year and played…

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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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Abando suffers spinal fractures after bad fall in KBL game

Anyang’s Filipino import Rhenz Abando. –KBL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Anyang Filipino import Rhenz Abando suffered spinal fractures and a concussion after a bad fall off a collision with Goyang import  Chinanu Onuaku, who was fined three million won by the Korean Basketball League (KBL). Korean sports website Jumpball reported that Abando sustained multiple injuries…

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Migs Oczon flies to Korea, set to make KBL debut

Former St. Benilde Blazer Migs Oczon is set to make his debut in the Korean Basketball League. –MARLO CUETO MANILA, Philippines — Migs Oczon has flown to South Korea as he is expected to debut for the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus on New Year’s Eve in the Korean Basketball League (KBL). The former College of…

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Migs Oczon leaves Benilde, signs with Ulsan in KBL

College of St. Benilde guard Migs Oczon during the NCAA Season 99 men’s basketball Final Four.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—College of St. Benilde lost another key cog for next year’s NCAA season. After Miggy Corteza, Will Gozum, Robi Nayve, Felipe Marasigan and Ray Carlos all exhausted their playing years for the Blazers, Migs Oczon is also…

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KBL: Juan Gomez De Liaño wins Seoul debut vs Rhenz Abando, Anyang

Juan Gomez de Liano. Photo from Seoul SK Knights MANILA, Philippines — Juan Gomez De Liaño had a winning 2023-24 Korean Basketball League debut as the Seoul SK Knights took down Rhenz Abando and the defending champion Anyang KGC, 89-74. Gomez de Liaño delivered eight points, five rebounds, and three steals in 20 minutes of…

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RJ Abarrientos carries no pressure from KBL to B.League

RJ Abarrientos. Photo from Ulsan Mobis Phoebus MANILA, Philippines—Carrying the distinction of the Korean Basketball League’s Rookie of the Year won’t be any problem for RJ Abarrientos as he jumps to the Japanese B.League. During the league’s preseason online press conference on Wednesday, Abarrientos said that winning the KBL’s ROY title isn’t giving adding pressure…

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Gilas Pilipinas also opens tune-up game vs KBL team to fans

Gilas Pilipinas coach Tim Cone during a training session for the Asian Games. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—From practice to tune-up game, coach Tim Cone has no problems letting the public get a peek at Gilas Pilipinas’ preparations for the upcoming Asian Games. The men’s national team opened its joint training with Gilas Women on Thursday…

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UST Growling Tigers to play KBL teams in South Korea camp – rezal404

UST Growling Tigers. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—After begging off from several preseason tournaments, University of Santo Tomas looks to test its mettle against Korean Basketball League clubs in South Korea as part of its buildup for UAAP Season 86. The Growling Tigers fly to South Korea on Sunday. “We’re slowly building the team but it’s…

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Rhenz Abando, Anyang win KBL title after escaping Seoul SK in Game 7 – rezal404

Anyang KGC’s Filipino import Rhenz Abando. —ANYANG KGC PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—He may have ended up scoreless in the clincher, but Rhenz Abando is still a Korean Basketball League champion. The Anyang KGC needed five more minutes to clinch the KBL championship after squeaking past the Seoul SK Knights, 100-97, in overtime of the Game 7…

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