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LaMelo Ball fails in bid for Aussie basketball team

Jun 17, 2020 - 4:31 PM

A rival group beats out teen NBA prospect LaMelo Ball's bid to own Australian basketball squad Illawarra Hawks

US basketball player Lamelo Ball takes part in his first training session in Prienai, Lithuania, where he will play for the Vytautas club on January 5, 2018. - Basketball-crazed Lithuania welcomed LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, the two youngest sons of flamboyant Los Angeles entrepreneur LaVar Ball who recently made headlines due to a feud with US President Donald Trump. (Photo by Petras Malukas / AFP)

Australian league denies claim NBA hopeful LaMelo Ball bought team

Apr 03, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Discussions may be underway for LaMelo Ball to own an Australian club team, but the NBL says it's not a done deal

NOTHING FINAL. LaMelo Ball, the 18-year old brother of Pelicans standout Lonzo Ball, looks to own an Australian basketball team while gearing up for an NBA career. Photo by Petras Malukas/AFP

NBA top-pick hopeful LaMelo Ball buys Aussie league team

Apr 03, 2020 - 10:16 AM

Before throwing his name into the NBA Draft, 18-year-old LaMelo Ball buys a basketball club team in Australia

US basketball player Lamelo Ball takes part in his first training session in Prienai, Lithuania, where he will play for the Vytautas club on January 5, 2018. - Basketball-crazed Lithuania welcomed LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, the two youngest sons of flamboyant Los Angeles entrepreneur LaVar Ball who recently made headlines due to a feud with US President Donald Trump. (Photo by Petras Malukas / AFP)

WATCH: Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball link up for smooth alley-oop

Feb 07, 2020 - 2:10 PM

Young standouts Zion Williamson and Lonzo Ball continue to bring in the fun for the New Orleans Pelicans

epa08199077 New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (C) battles for a loose ball with Chicago Bulls forward Cristiano Felicio (R) of Brazil and Chicago Bulls guard Coby White (L) during the NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 06 February 2020. EPA-EFE/TANNEN MAURY SHUTTERSTOCK OUT

Oscars party menu goes almost vegan

Feb 02, 2020 - 10:15 PM

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is set to cater the Governors Ball with both vegan and non-vegan dishes

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 31: Master Chef Wolfgang Puck prepares a vegan dish during the Governors Ball press preview for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on January 31, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. The Balls 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Amit, Centeno blank Indonesian duo for 9-ball doubles gold

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:44 PM

After copping a gold each in singles play, Rubilen Amit and Chezka Centeno team up to rule the women’s 9-ball doubles

DOUBLE GOLD. Rubilen Amit and Chezka Centeno pick up their second gold. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Olympic hopeful Daniel Caluag grabs BMX racing silver

Dec 10, 2019 - 3:22 PM

After a heartbreaking start to his SEA Games campaign, Filipino BMX star Daniel Caluag bounces back and clinches a silver

Daniel Patrick Caluag of the Philippines bags silver against Thailand during the finals of the BMX race cycling event of the 30th SEA Games at the BMX Track, Tagaytay City Centrum on December 10, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Dennis Orcollo pockets SEA Games 10-ball gold

Dec 10, 2019 - 1:21 AM

Filipino pool star Dennis Orcollo breaks his four-year Southeast Asian Games championship drought

Dennis Orcollo Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Darna' star Jane de Leon donates ABS-CBN Ball 2019 prize money to Bantay Bata 163

Sep 17, 2019 - 3:34 PM

Jane bagged the Belo Beauty on the Rise award

8 beauty looks we loved at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 4:30 PM

GIVING. US. LIFE.

BEST IN BEAUTY. Jodi Sta. Maria, Ylona Garcia, Nadine Lustre, and Julia Barretto were just some of the celebs who nailed the hair-and-makeup game at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019. Photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Judy Ann Santos to auction off ABS-CBN Ball gowns for Bantay Bata

Sep 16, 2019 - 1:50 PM

Here's your chance to own at least one of the gowns Judy Ann wore to the ABS-CBN Ball!

DE LA RENTA. Judy Ann Santos in a Oscar de La Renta gown during the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

FULL LIST: ABS-CBN Ball 2019 Awardees

Sep 15, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Bea Alonzo and Richard Gutierrez win the Metro Best Dressed award

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach serves fierce at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:25 AM

Truth be told, all her looks were on point

TIME TO SLAY. Pia Wurtzback at the ABS-CBN 2019 ball. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Maja Salvador attends ABS-CBN Ball 2019 with boyfriend Rambo Nuñez

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'The Killer Bride' actress is glowing in her Filipiniana number

LOOK: Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil go understated glam at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:47 AM

LizQuen look stunning as always

LIZQUEN. Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano walk the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla turn heads at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:44 AM

How'd you find your idols' looks for the night?

Kathniel. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Jericho Rosales and Kim Jones are fun and fierce at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:03 AM

The power couple are back on the red carpet together

Jericho Rosales Kim Jones. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Angel Locsin skips ABS-CBN Ball 2019, donates directly to Bantay Bata

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:03 AM

The actress instead directly donates to Bantay Bata 'the amount that [she's] supposed to spend in the ball'

SHARE THE LOVE. Angel Locsin during the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

LOOK: Nadine Lustre and James Reid channel the Philippine flag at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:56 PM

JaDine slay the red carpet yet again

JADINE. Nadine Lustre and James Reid strike a pose on the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Piolo Pascual escorts Charo Santos to ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:20 PM

Piolo never fails

Piolo Pascual and Charo Santos. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Kim Chiu is a vision in white at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 10:53 PM

The Chinita Princess has come a long way from her first Star Magic Ball outing

CHINITA PRINCESS. Kim Chiu walks the red carpet at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Julia Barretto goes feminine at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 9:58 PM

Julia walks the red carpet solo this year

Julia Baretto. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Bea Alonzo is a stunner at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:45 PM

What do you think of Bea Alonzo's red carpet look?

LOOK: Cristine Reyes walks the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet with her date, daughter Amarah

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Cristine and Amarah wore matching gold dresses by Neric Beltran

MOTHER-DAUGHTER. Cristine Reyes and daughter Amarah walk the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Couples and love teams at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:27 PM

It's kilig overload at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet! Which look do you like best?

LOOK: Ylona Garcia is literal gold at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:16 PM

Ylona is a stunner in this perfectly-styled look

ALL THAT GLITTERS. Ylona Garcia shines on the ABS-CBN Ball red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Maymay Entrata's look at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 is giving us life

Sep 14, 2019 - 7:49 PM

That headdress though

COMING UP ROSES. Maymay Entrata walks the red carpet with loveteam partner Edward Barber in a Furne One terno and a rose headdress. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: All the looks at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 6:32 PM

Which look is your favorite?

GLITZ, GLAMOUR. The ABS-CBN Ball is among the most-anticipated events in Philippine show business. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Here's how the stars got their glow on for the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Skin clinics Belo and Aivee bring out the big guns to pamper the stars

IN PHOTOS: The ABS-CBN Ball looks of Jericho Rosales

Sep 13, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Echo has style down pat

IN PHOTOS: Maymay Entrata's ABS-CBN Ball looks

Sep 12, 2019 - 5:10 PM

Which Maymay look is your favorite?

SERVING LOOKS. Maymay Entrata attends the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball with her loveteam partner Edward Barber. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Looking back at Jessy Mendiola's ABS-CBN Ball looks

Sep 12, 2019 - 11:22 AM

Are you looking forward to seeing Jessy Mendiola's ABS-CBN Ball 2019 look?

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

ABS-CBN Ball 2019: The couples and tandems we can't wait to see

Sep 11, 2019 - 7:00 PM

KathNiel, JaDine, LizQuen, and MayWard are just some of the tandems expected to attend the ball

LOOK: Viral post shows scenes from the first ever Star Magic Ball

Sep 11, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The internet never forgets

THROWBACK. A viral post shows old photos from the first Star Magic Ball in 2007. Rappler file photo/ Screenshot from Facebook.com/TheScoopph

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach's ABS-CBN Ball looks

Sep 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Check out the beauty queen's red carpet looks!

GOLDEN GODDESS. Pia Wurtzbach attends the ABS-CBN Ball 2018. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The ABS-CBN Ball looks of Coleen Garcia-Crawford

Sep 10, 2019 - 5:33 PM

Coleen has grown up before everyone's eyes

'Modern Filipiniana': Fashion expectations for the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball

Sep 06, 2019 - 10:00 AM

This year's ball puts the spotlight on the modern Filipiniana

Maymay Entrata to wear Furne One to ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 05, 2019 - 3:55 PM

It'll be Maymay's third time to attend the ball!

MAYMAY ENTRATA. The actress and fashion darling reveals who she is wearing to the ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Ball for a cause: 5 things you need to know about the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 02, 2019 - 2:00 PM

ABS-CBN's biggest stars are giving back on a night of glitz and glamour

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

2019 ABS-CBN Ball set for September 14

Aug 14, 2019 - 8:27 PM

The annual event raises funds for Bantay Bata 163, and this time, its education programs are set to benefit

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Kathryn Bernardo will wear Michael Cinco to the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:39 PM

Kathryn previously wore Michael Cinco to the 2015 and 2016 balls

KATHRYN BERNARDO. The 'Hello Love Goodbye' star is getting ready for this year's ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Teen NBA prospect LaMelo Ball signs with Australia's Hawks

Jun 18, 2019 - 11:30 AM

LaMelo Ball takes his talents to Australia's National Basketball League

DREAMING ON. LaMelo Ball continues his journey to the NBA in an unorthodox way. Photo from LaMelo Ball's Instagram (@melo)

WATCH: LaVar Ball says Lakers will never win another championship

Jun 16, 2019 - 12:24 PM

'It will be the worst move the Lakers ever did in their life and they will never win another championship,' LaVar Ball on the Lakers trading his son Lonzo

CRASHING DOWN. LaVar Ball believes that the Lakers will go 'crashing down' without Lonzo Ball. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Anthony Davis heading to Lakers in blockbuster trade

Jun 16, 2019 - 8:03 AM

(UPDATED) The Pelicans agree to trade the All-Star forward to the Lakers for a young trio and 3 first-round draft picks

FILE - JUNE 15: The Los Angeles Lakers have traded Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks to the New Orleans Pelicans for star Anthony Davis on June 15, 2019. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 21: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers guards Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans during a 112-104 Laker win at Staples Center on December 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Fish ball vendor jailed for 'harassing' Chief Justice kin

Mar 10, 2019 - 2:17 PM

The vendor is accused of harassing the daughter-in-law of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin after she refused to buy fish balls

NABBED FOR HARASSMENT. A fish ball vendor in Makati is arrested after threatening the son and daughter-in-law of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin.

Lakers' Ball to miss 4-6 weeks with sprained ankle

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:35 AM

The lanky guard adds to the injury woes of a team still awaiting the return of LeBron James from a groin injury

SIDELINED. An MRI reveals Lonzo Ball injured his left ankle. File photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP


Lonzo Ball cleared of fracture after early exit

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:42 PM

Lakers lose Lonzo Ball to a sprained left ankle in the 3rd quarter, but the x-ray results come out negative for fracture

FRACTURE-FREE. Lonzo Ball exits the game in the third quarter with 8 points and 11 assists. Photo from NBA

Ingram, Ball lead Lakers’ late surge over Mavs

Jan 08, 2019 - 1:40 PM

The young Lakers step up for LeBron James' absence in response to Luke Walton's call

STEPPING UP. Brandon Ingram leads the Los Angeles Lakers with 29 points. Photo from NBA Twitter