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Chris Lutz leaves SMB, joins Meralco Bolts

Jan 16, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The 31 year old unrestricted free agent signs with the Bolts following spending 6 years with the San Miguel Beermen franchise

BECOMING A BOLT. Chris Lutz, an unrestricted free agent, signs with the Meralco Bolts after 6 years with the San Miguel Beermen. File Photo from PBA Images

Blackwater wins first ever PBA game at expense of San Miguel Beer

Feb 11, 2015 - 7:11 PM

“We finally tasted the victory here in the PBA ” a relieved coach Leo Isaac said after the expansion franchise knocked off the defending Philippine Cup champions

Naturalized Gilas center Marcus Douthit scored 20 points in Blackwater's first ever win. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Abueva, Tubid, others fined over Game 2 rough play

Jan 11, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Calvin Abueva and Ronald Tubid will pay the most in fines over the multiple skirmishes during Game 2 of the finals The Commissioner suspends no players

FINED. Calvin Abueva (L) will pay a total of over P15,000 in fines while Ronald Tubid (R) gets to pay (P13,000) over the 2015 PBA PH Cup Finals rough plays. File photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fans blame Abueva for 'MMA in the PBA'

Jan 11, 2015 - 12:46 PM

PBA fans weigh in on the physical play in the finals blaming Alaska s Calvin Abueva and saying the league has to do more to control the situation

INSTIGATOR? Fans point to Calvin Abueva (L) as the player to blame for the unnecessary physical play in the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Finals. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Commissioner summons Alaska, San Miguel players over physical game 2

Jan 10, 2015 - 3:59 PM

After a PBA game that could have easily been mistaken for an MMA slugfest the Commissioner s office summons different Beermen and Aces

BLEEDING OUT. Arwind Santos suffers an injury in the forehead following an intense rebound battle against Calvin Abueva. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel wins physical battle over Alaska to tie finals at 1-1

Jan 09, 2015 - 9:35 PM

A very heated game 2 match ends with San Miguel levelling the series at one game apiece

SERIES TIED. Arwind Santos leads the Beermen with 22 points to even the PBA PH Cup series vs the Aces. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel Beer overcome NLEX behind Santos' double-double

Nov 08, 2014 - 8:13 PM

Arwind Santos scores 12 and grabs 11 rebounds as SMB defeats NLEX in Lanao Del Norte

BEERMAN BAGYO. Arwind Santos of San Miguel Beer fired off a double-double to lead his team to victory. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA quarterfinals preview: SMB seeks outright semis vs Air21

Apr 22, 2014 - 5:05 PM

Will the Beermen shut down the Express in one game or can Air21 deliver a surprise win?

BEER MASTER. The Beermen's offense is running like a well-oiled machine thanks to point guard Chris Ross. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk 'N Text squeaks past SMB to stay unbeaten

Mar 14, 2014 - 10:50 PM

Talk N Text had to weather a late run from San Miguel before escaping with their third straight win

TEXT BLAST. Jimmy Alapag of Talk N Text drives past San Miguel's Chris Ross. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Beermen return with a bang, pummel Meralco

Mar 07, 2014 - 8:26 PM

The San Miguel Beermen dominated the Meralco Bolts in their first outing since reverting back to their iconic name

BEER BATH. San Miguel's Chris Lutz makes a move against Meralco import Brian Butch. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig, Rain or Shine battle for PBA Philippine Cup supremacy

Feb 14, 2014 - 4:06 PM

With two teams left standing San Mig Coffee and Rain or Shine battle out for the most coveted title in the PBA

COFFEE OR PAINT? Ian Sangalang of San Mig Coffee works to the basket against Raymond Almazan of Rain or Shine during a game earlier in the conference. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: RoS hits on all cylinders to eliminate Petron

Feb 08, 2014 - 4:07 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo breaks down Friday night s Rain or Shine Petron Blaze Philippine Cup semifinals game

UNLI-RICE. Rain or Shine's Beau Belga makes a move to the basket against Petron's Yousif Taha. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Rain or Shine finishes off Petron to earn Finals berth

Feb 07, 2014 - 10:28 PM

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters finished off their Philippine Cup semifinals series Friday night with a victory over Petron Blaze Boosters to advance to the Finals

SHINING. Rain or Shine's Gabe Norwood dribbles out of trouble. Photo by Nuki Sabio

PBA Fastbreak: Rain or Shine buries Petron in 3-1 hole

Feb 04, 2014 - 4:51 PM

Basketball writer Enzo Flojo breaks down Rain or Shine s big win over Petron Blaze on Monday to take a 3 1 lead in their PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series

COMMANDING LEAD. Jireh Ibanez of Rain or Shine drives past Arwind Santos en route to a 3-1 lead in their Philippine Cup series. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Tim Cone, PBA players give Super Bowl predictions

Feb 03, 2014 - 12:20 AM

Who s going to win Super Bowl 48? PBA players and coach Tim Cone weigh in their predictions

SUPER BOWL COUNTDOWN. Peyton Manning (left) and Russell Wilson (right) will try to lead their teams to the sport's ultimate prize. File Photos by AFP

PBA Fastbreak: Rain or Shine turns Petron into driveway stain

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:12 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo examines Rain or Shine s come from behind win over Petron Blaze in game two of the Philippine Cup semifinals

SHINING. Jeric Teng and Ryan Arana of Rain or Shine go after a loose ball. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Rain or Shine shoots for 10th straight win, 2-0 lead vs Petron

Jan 29, 2014 - 1:28 AM

PBA writer Levi Verora examines game 2 of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals showdown between Rain or Shine and Petron Blaze

ELASTO-WINNERS. Rain or Shine has won its last 9 games and will look to bury Petron deeper with another win in game 2

PBA Fastbreak: Rain or Shine takes game 1 over Petron

Jan 28, 2014 - 11:34 AM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo breaks down Rain or Shine s game one semifinal win over Petron Blaze on Monday night

SHINING. Beau Belga of Rain or Shine makes his way around June Mar Fajardo en route to victory. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Lutz and Lassiter: Petron's two of a kind - The Smart Gilas boys

Jan 23, 2014 - 3:33 PM

Basketball writer Levi Verora takes a look at the contributions of Marcio Lassiter and Chris Lutz in the first installment of his 11 part series on the Smart Gilas Pilipinas team

PETRON POWER. Fil-Ams Lassiter (L) and Lutz (R) have been a big "boost" to their PBA team and Smart Gilas. Photos by AFP and Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo-less Petron repeats over Talk 'N Text

Dec 28, 2013 - 8:01 PM

Petron used a third quarter outburst to turn things around against defending champions Talk N Text

STEADY. Marcio Lassiter scored 22 points on 3/6 shooting from downtown to help Petron beat Talk 'N Text. Photo by KC Cruz/PBA Images

Sports in 2013: Stories of resiliency

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Misfortunes struck comebacks were mounted and history was made in the last 365 days Look back on the biggest sports stories

Lutz, Washington overcome injuries to regain top form

Dec 12, 2013 - 11:20 AM

Two veterans rise from struggles in their career becoming trusted reliables in their respective teams

RESILIENCE. Petron's Chris Lutz (L) and GlobalPort's Jay Washington (R) come back strong from injuries. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Total team effort as Petron Blaze downs GlobalPort

Nov 20, 2013 - 10:12 PM

A Lutz and Fajardo led Petron beats GlobalPort 97 87

TEAM EFFORT. Different players stood out as Petron defeat GlobalPort in their first meeting in the PBA 2014 season. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

PBA Preview: Petron Blaze Boosters

Nov 12, 2013 - 2:51 PM

Fajardo came out with a colossal performance in the Governor s Cup helping Petron to a runner up finish

THE KRAKEN. A lot of eyes will be on Petron Center June Mar Fajardo this season especially after his colossal performance in the Governors' Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA Midseason Awards: Santos, Abueva shine

Mar 16, 2013 - 2:49 PM

Rappler basketball writer Enzo Flojo picks the best individual performers midway through the 2012 13 PBA season See who his winners are

Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Reyes releases 16-man pool for Gilas

Mar 27, 2012 - 10:14 PM

Reyes described the pool of players as deep versatile and skilled