Jeff Chan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jeff Chan


Cone relieved to have game-changer Chan back for Ginebra

Feb 03, 2019 - 9:40 AM

The veteran shooter returns this year after undergoing operation to remove bone spurs on his left ankle

MORE TO IMPROVE. Jeff Chan admits he's still far from top shape. Photo from PBA Images

Jeff Chan reaches 5,000 career points milestone

Nov 06, 2018 - 11:40 PM

The ‘Negros Sniper’ is the 91st player to tally 5,000 points in his PBA career

5,000. Jeff Chan earns a personal bonus after Ginebra took home the win and the semis spot at the expense of the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo courtesy of the PBA media group.

Two months after trade, Jeff Chan is PBA champion anew

Aug 10, 2018 - 5:18 PM

The veteran sharpshooter was bound to miss the playoffs for the 3rd straight conference until he was shipped to Barangay Ginebra

LUCKY BREAK. Jeff Chan bags his 3rd championship less than two months since his trade to Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Chan torches ex-team Rain or Shine in best game for Ginebra

Jul 15, 2018 - 11:02 PM

After struggling in his first 5 games as a Gin King, the veteran sharpshooter shows why the team acquired his services

FINDING HIS TOUCH. Jeff Chan plays his best game in a Barangay Ginebra uniform against former team Rain or Shine. Photo from PBA Images

Jeff Chan admits unusual feeling to have Ginebra fans cheer for him

Jun 27, 2018 - 6:18 PM

The veteran sharpshooter is averaging 4.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two games for the Gin Kings

ADJUSTMENT PERIOD. Jeff Chan is still getting used to his role as a new member of Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra harnesses Jeff Chan's defensive side

Jun 20, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The newly acquired veteran earns praise from Gin Kings head coach Tim Cone

DEBUT. Jeff Chan makes immediate impact defensively in his first game with the Gin Kings. Photo by PBA Images

Why the Jeff Chan trade is a game changer for Ginebra

Jun 18, 2018 - 8:35 PM

The Gin Kings' move has low-risk, high-reward potential written all over it

NEW SQUAD. Jeff Chan will be playing in his 4th team in 10 years. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra acquires Jeff Chan in trade with Phoenix

Jun 18, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The veteran sharpshooter averaged 11.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 9 games he played for the Fuel Masters in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

NEW TEAM. Jeff Chan will be wearing the Barangay Ginebra colors the next time he plays. File photo from PBA Images

Rain or Shine marksman Jeff Chan traded to Phoenix

Aug 07, 2017 - 2:28 PM

UPDATED Chan 33 is reportedly dealt to Phoenix in exchange for Mark Borboran and a 2020 second round draft pick

END OF AN ERA. Jeff Chan, Rain or Shine's longtime veteran sniper, is shipped to Phoenix for Mark Borboran and a 2017 first round draft pick. Photo from PBA Images

Gilas Pilipinas, I choose you!

Jul 03, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Meet the 12 men of Gilas Pilipinas for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Gilas tops China in Italy tuneup match

Jun 27, 2016 - 6:52 AM

Terrence Romeo scores 18 as the Philippines gets a measure of revenge against the 2015 FIBA Asia champions

ITALIAN REDEMPTION. Gilas earned a much-needed confidence boosting win in Italy. File photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Vacations, staycations, traditions: PBA stars share Holy Week plans

Mar 23, 2016 - 3:53 PM

How are some of the PBA players and coaches planning to spend Holy Week 2016?

HOLY WEEK PLANS. (From L to R) Calvin Abueva, Jayson Castro, Jeff Chan, Dondon Hontiveros and other PBA stars share their plans for Holy Week 2016. File Photos from Rappler

Rain or Shine bucks Bowles' 39 to bury Star

Feb 13, 2016 - 7:58 PM

The Painters who were bridesmaids in the same conference last season punch in their first win of the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup

FIRST WIN. Rain or Shine downs Star to get its first win of the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Gabe Norwood throws down alley-oop in Rain or Shine win

Dec 26, 2015 - 5:25 PM

Gabe Norwood puts an exclamation mark on Rain or Shine s quarterfinal win over the Blackwater Elite

TOUCHDOWN. Gabe Norwood shows why he is one of the most explosive dunkers in the PBA today. File photo by PBA Images

Guiao sees positive side to Rain or Shine’s longer PBA playoffs road

Dec 21, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Yeng Guiao chooses to look at the silver lining of Rain or Shine having to go through the quarterfinals of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

STAYING POSITIVE. For Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao, a longer playoffs road only means more chances to get ready for bigger games in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. File Photo from PBA Images

Gilas Pilipinas settles for 9 players in 2nd practice

Nov 17, 2015 - 4:28 AM

Greg Slaughter June Mar Fajardo Marc Pingris LA Tenorio Japeth Aguilar Jeff Chan and Ian Sangalang sit out Gilas Pilipinas second practice session

9 PLAYERS. Gilas Pilipinas practices with only 9 players – including reserve Moala Tautuaa – on Monday, November 16. Seen in the photo are some players such as Greg Slaughter (red shirt) in street clothes listening in to the huddle. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Comebacking gunner Jeff Chan eager to shoot for Gilas again

Oct 23, 2015 - 2:51 PM

Chan says playing for flag and country is an experience unlike any other

PBA names Olympic Qualifier Gilas player pool, pledges full support

Oct 14, 2015 - 3:37 PM

The PBA will adjust the schedule of the Governors Cup in efforts to fully support Gilas Pilipinas as it chases a slot at the 2016 Summer Olympics

SUPPORT. The PBA has vowed its full support to Gilas Pilipinas as they attempt to make the 2016 Rio Olympics. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jeff Chan signs 3-year extension with Rain or Shine

Aug 05, 2015 - 3:39 PM

Jeff Chan will remain in a Rain or Shine jersey for the next 3 years after signing a new deal with the Elasto Painters

PAINT JOB. Jeff Chan will remain with Rain or Shine after signing a contract extension. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chan hits game-winner as Rain or Shine completes comeback

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:20 PM

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters rallied in the fourth quarter and won thanks to a Jeff Chan game winner

Rain or Shine eviscerates Blackwater to break out of slump

Jun 03, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Six Elasto Painters score in double figures as Rain or Shine defeats Blackwater by 38 points

PAINT JOB. Paul Lee had 13 points and 9 assists for Rain or Shine. Photo by Josh Albelda

Chan's sacrifice helps Rain or Shine extend series

Apr 28, 2015 - 9:35 PM

Pain be damned if Rain or Shine was going down Jeff Chan would be fighting with his comrades on the court not witnessing defeat from the bench

SACRIFICE. Jeff Chan played through injury to help save Rain or Shine's Finals campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Now healthy, Rain or Shine hopes to get the job done

Apr 14, 2015 - 6:25 PM

With finally a completely healthy roster Rain or Shine hopes to no longer end up as just the runner up in the PBA Finals

HEALTHY. Beau Belga together with a fully healthy Rain or Shine roster hopes to end their runner-up streak. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA suspends referee for non-call in Ginebra vs Rain or Shine game

Mar 29, 2015 - 5:04 PM

The PBA suspends a referee after he failed to call a crucial shot clock violation

The Rain or Shine vs Ginebra game on Saturday was marred by a non-call late in the game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rain or Shine deals Purefoods first loss in Zamboanga

Feb 14, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Birthday boy Paul Lee leads the Elasto Painters conquest of the Hotshots with 18 points 8 rebounds and two assists

Rain or Shine's Paul Lee lines up a triple from the corner against Purefoods' Justin Melton. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rain or Shine wins Christmas duel vs Alaska

Dec 25, 2014 - 6:33 PM

Jeff Chan delivers his best game of the season with 25 points on 5 10 shooting from beyond the arc

ON TARGET. Jeff Chan shoots 5/10 three-pointers to lead the Elasto Painters over the Aces. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rain or Shine survives Globalport despite free throw shooting woes

Nov 12, 2014 - 7:40 PM

A few miscues in the closing minutes nearly cost the game for Rain or Shine

STRUGGLE. Jeff Chan attacks the defense of three Batang Pier. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rain or Shine dominates Barako Bull from start to finish in easy win

Nov 07, 2014 - 6:51 PM

The Painters are without head coach Yeng Guiao who attended a Congress conference as the representative for Pampanga

RED HOT. Ty Tang is one of 5 RoS players who tallied double-digit in scoring in the lopsided win vs Barako Bull. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk 'N Text crushes Rain or Shine behind Alas, de Ocampo explosion

Nov 03, 2014 - 12:35 AM

Rookie Kevin Alas scores 18 points torches the team that drafted him second overall Ranidel de Ocampo leads all scores with 20

PAYBACK? Kevin Alas delivers the best game of his young PBA career against the team that drafted but traded him. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Gilas falls to South Korea as Asian Games medal hope fades

Sep 27, 2014 - 3:12 PM

Gilas Pilipinas loses a must win game against South Korea as they face an unceremonious exit from Asian Games contention

June Mar Fajardo of Gilas vies for a rebound. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Gilas Pilipinas trumps India to kick off Asian Games campaign

Sep 23, 2014 - 3:00 PM

Gilas started the game on a 16 0 run and never looked back as they cruised to a victory over India

Jeff Chan's hot shooting helped Gilas defeat India. File photo by Mark Cristino

Gilas Pilipinas players arrive in Manila

Sep 06, 2014 - 7:26 PM

After their gutsy showing at the FIBA World Cup in Spain the first batch of the Philippine men s national basketball team arrive in Manila

From left: Jay Washington, Paul Lee, Beau Belga, June Mar Fajardo, Jayson Castro, coach Ryan Gregorio, Jeff Chan, Gary David, and Ranidel De Ocampo of Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Jedwin M. Llobrera

Gilas Pilipinas makes a name for itself in Spain

Sep 05, 2014 - 8:38 AM

The Philippines won t return from Spain with a medal but they ve earned the respect of the world basketball scene

SWEET VICTORY. From left: Japeth Aguilar, Gabe Norwood and Jimmy Alapag celebrate Gilas Pilipinas' victory of Senegal. Photo from

WATCH: The best of Gilas Pilipinas VS Croatia

Aug 31, 2014 - 5:13 PM

Gilas Pilipinas embodied once again what it really means to play with heart Relive the moments from their first game against Croatia

PROUD. Andray Blatche of Gilas Pilipinas helped the Philippines to a proud and impressive opening game performance despite the loss. Photo from FIBA

Dominican Republic pulls away late to beat Gilas

Aug 26, 2014 - 2:20 AM

The Philippine national men s basketball team concluded their tuneup games for the 2014 FIBA World Cup with a loss to the Dominican Republic

File photo by Josh Albelda

Facing Gilas Pilipinas: Greece

Aug 25, 2014 - 4:17 AM

Take a closer look at the Greek national basketball team which will face Gilas Pilipinas in Group B of the FIBA World Cup

HELLAS GOOD. The Greece team celebrates after defeating Spain in the 2013 FIBA Eurobasket. Photo by Armando Babani/EPA

Gilas Pilipinas finds winning form to defeat Egypt

Aug 25, 2014 - 1:09 AM

Gilas Pilipinas snapped a 5 game losing streak with a victory over Egypt as it prepares for the FIBA World Cup this weekend

Jeff Chan (C) led Gilas with 20 points while Marc Pingris (L) pitched in 12 as Team Philippines defeated Egypt. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas grouped with Iran in Asian Games

Aug 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM

The national men s basketball team is set for another clash with Iran this time in the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea

RETURN BOUT. Gilas Pilipinas will be grouped with Iran in the upcoming Asian Games. Photo by Mark Cristino

Jayson Castro hurts ankle in Gilas loss to Basque

Aug 20, 2014 - 11:43 AM

Gilas Pilipinas suffered their fourth straight tune up loss with Jayson Castro hurting his ankle

MAN DOWN. Jayson Castro (C) hurt his ankle in Gilas' loss to Basque. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Paul Lee, Andray Blatche added to Gilas World Cup lineup

Aug 18, 2014 - 6:28 PM

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes announced that Paul Lee and Andray Blatche will be included in the FIBA World Cup 12 man roster

Rain or Shine's Paul Lee will indeed be wearing a Gilas jersey after his inspired performances for the national team this year. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas loses to bigger, stronger Australia in France

Aug 17, 2014 - 2:51 AM

Despite big numbers from naturalized player Andray Blatche Gilas Pilipinas suffers their second straight loss in the Antibes International Basketball Tournament

Gilas Pilipinas dropped their second straight game in France. Photo by Josh Albelda

Gilas shows promise in loss to France in Antibes opener

Aug 16, 2014 - 6:27 AM

Gilas led the defending European champions France at halftime before falling to the superior end game of the Antibes International Basketball Tournament s host team

Gilas Pilipinas were in striking distance until the end but couldn't close the door on France. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Coach Reyes reveals Gilas Asian Games roster; Blatche included

Aug 13, 2014 - 4:16 AM

Gilas coach Chot Reyes will be going with former Brooklyn Net Andray Blatche over long time naturalized reinforcement Marcus Douthit in the 2014 Asian Games

DECISIONS. Chot Reyes will not be fielding Marcus Douthit, Jimmy Alapag, Beau Belga, Kelly Williams or Jay Washington in the Asian Games. File photo by Rappler

Rain or Shine stays in form with rout of Ginebra

Jun 08, 2014 - 9:17 PM

After a 51 point demolition job of the Alaska Aces on Wednesday June 4 the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters maintained their deadly form with a 117 108 victory over the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel

SHINING. Rain or Shine's import Arizona Reid is defended by Ginebra's Mark Caguioa and Japeth Aguilar. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alapag's hot shooting secures Game 1 for Talk 'N Text

Apr 28, 2014 - 10:57 PM

Alapag catches fire in the final period to lift his team to a game one semifinals victory over Rain or Shine

ON TARGET. Jimmy Alapag hit 4 out of 5 three-point attempts to give Texters the win. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA 2014 Commissioner's Cup semifinals schedule

Apr 26, 2014 - 11:35 PM

View the schedule for the 2014 Commissioner s Cup semifinals which pit San Mig Coffee vs Air21 and Rain or Shine vs Talk N Text

PBA: Guiao calls Hodge a ‘danger to the league’

Apr 26, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Rain or Shine’s fiery head coach Yeng Guiao apologized to everyone but Cliff Hodge for his derogatory remark towards the Bolts’ forward following Game 2

CONDITIONAL APOLOGY. Yeng Guiao (R) apologized to everyone but the target for his slur directed at Cliff Hodge. Hodge photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images. Guiao file photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rain or Shine hangs on in OT to barge into semis

Apr 26, 2014 - 5:49 PM

Rain or Shine overcome the Meralco Bolts in another physical battle to earn a semifinals showdown with Talk N Text

Rain or Shine's Wayne Chism and Meralco's Cliff Hodge tussle for the ball. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Gilas Pilipinas blasts PBA All-Stars in successful first outing

Apr 06, 2014 - 8:51 PM

In their first game back since the FIBA Asia Championship Gilas Pilipinas showed they could still work together as a team outlasting the PBA All Stars

GRENADE GOES OFF. Gary David of Gilas Pilipinas puts up a jumper. He would later be named the game's MVP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA All Stars vs Gilas Pilipinas

Apr 06, 2014 - 2:09 PM

The best of the PBA clash with the country s national basketball team in an All Star game that promises to be both fun and competitive