Jio Jalalon - updates

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Unmoved by trade rumors, Jalalon proves worth for Magnolia

Oct 28, 2019 - 2:15 PM

Jio Jalalon flirts with a near-triple-double as Magnolia snaps a three-game losing streak

STAT-STUFFER. Jio Jalalon stuffs the stats sheet as Magnolia regains its winning ways. Photo from PBA Images

Jalalon records 4x5 game, sees Game 1 loss as wake-up call

Apr 08, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Magnolia guard Jio Jalalon says the Hotshots made adjustments in their game to force a do-or-die quarterfinals match with Barangay Ginebra

THE CYCLONE. Jio Jalalon stars on both ends to help Magnolia live another day. Photo from PBA Images

Jio Jalalon savors 1st career championship with Magnolia

Dec 20, 2018 - 12:55 AM

After falling short of a title in the collegiate ranks, Jio Jalalon finally gets to relish the championship feeling

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jalalon pumped up by Barroca in masterful Game 1 showing

Dec 06, 2018 - 12:59 AM

The sophomore guard flirts with a triple-double to help propel Magnolia over Alaska in Game 1 of 2018 PBA Governors' Cup finals

YOUNG RELIABLE. Now in his second finals appearance, Jio Jalalon says will always give it his best. Photo from PBA Images

Pogoy, Abueva break silence, apologize for FIBA brawl

Jul 03, 2018 - 11:48 PM

The rest of the Gilas Pilipinas players agree that it's time to move on and learn from the fight-marred match

TARGET MAN. Roger Pogoy was the one whom everyone in the Gilas bench tried to save after Daniel Kickert elbowed him in the face. Photo from team sponsor Chooks to Go

Hot-shooting Mindanao torches Gilas Pilipinas in PBA All-Star Week kickoff

May 23, 2018 - 10:27 PM

The All-Stars from down south bury 18 triples on a scintillating 57% shooting from the field

DAVID VS GOLIATH. Mark Barroca's all-around performance powers the Mindanao All-Stars past the June Mar Fajardo-led Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by PBA Images

Magnolia should stop playing catch-up ball vs San Miguel, says Jalalon

Mar 26, 2018 - 6:06 PM

The Magnolia Hotshots fail to mount another come-from-behind win like they did in Game 1 as they surrender Game 2 after trailing by as much as 21 points

LETHARGIC STARTS. Jio Jalalon knows the Magnolia Hotshots can't play continuous games of catch-up basketball, especially against the San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Cup finals. File photo by PBA Images

Jalalon proves he's more than just defense for Magnolia in Game 3 outburst

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Jio Jalalon follows up his near-tripled-double Game 2 performance with a 25-point, 5-rebound, 3-assist, and two-steal outing in Magnolia's Game 3 win

BLOSSOMING. Jio Jalalon is coming up big for the undermanned Magnolia Hotshots in their best-of-7 semifinals against the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo by PBA Images

Present meets the future as Gilas Pilipinas practice resumes

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:27 PM

Players from the PBA, collegiate and high school ranks gather as practice resumes for Gilas' next game against Australia

PRESENT MEETS FUTURE. National team players gathered in what Chot Reyes called 'perhaps the largest gathering of multi-generational talent' in the country's history. Photo from Chot Reyes' Twitter account

PH athletes pay tribute to dads on Father’s Day 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Athletes from around the Philippines celebrate their fathers and fatherhood

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY. Jio Jalalon, Jia Morado and Jimmy Alapag were among the Philippine athletes to celebrate Father's Day on social media

Reyes: Jalalon will be 'really special' for Gilas Pilipinas

May 18, 2017 - 11:20 PM

I really like the development and the play of Jio Jalalon says Chot Reyes

UNOFFICIAL MVP. Jio Jalalon is coach Chot Reyes' personal choice for Most Valuable Player for SEABA 2017. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jalalon enjoying mentorship from Asia's best point guard Castro

May 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Jio Jalalon and Jayson Castro are roommates for the duration of the 2017 SEABA Championships

LEARNING EXPERIENCE. Young guard Jio Jalalon is benefitting from the teachings of Asia's best point guard Jayson Castro. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU's Mbala, Mapua’s Oraeme lead collegiate Mythical 5 selection

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:19 PM

The pair will be joined by another Green Archer in Jeron Teng alongside San Beda s Javee Mocon and Arellano’s Jio Jalalon

MVP. Ben Mbala is the UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Belo goes to Blackwater, Jalalon to Star in 2016 PBA Gilas Draft

Oct 30, 2016 - 4:39 PM

Other picks include Kevin Ferrer going to Barangay Ginebra and Arnold Van Opstal joining the San Miguel Beermen

NEW ERA. Collegiate stars Mac Belo (L) and Jio Jalalon (R) will bolster both the national team and their respective PBA squads. File photos/Rappler

Jio Jalalon after NCAA Finals defeat: Arellano's time will come

Oct 12, 2016 - 12:31 PM

Arellano lost to San Beda all season long 5 0 and its future next season remains uncertain as Jalalon mulls the next step in his basketball career

NOT JUST YET. Jio Jalalon believes Arellano's time to become NCAA champion will come soon enough. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mbala dominates as DLSU wins Filoil title

Jun 12, 2016 - 6:37 PM

DLSU wins its second Filoil title in the last 3 years as the team finishes the tourney with a perfect 10 0 record

DOMINANT. Ben Mbala (L) dominates the game to lift the DLSU Green Archers to the FilOil preseason title. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Baldwin sees Jio Jalalon as an asset in Gilas practice

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:30 AM

He’s so quick and he’s aggressive and he’s tough and that creates another element in the practices Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin says of Jalalon

IMPRESSIVE. Young Arellano guard Jio Jalalon makes an impression with his speed and defense at Gilas Pilipinas practice. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: UAAP-NCAA Collegiate Basketball Awards winners

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:55 AM

See photos of the winners from the Collegiate Basketball Awards

Collegiate Basketball Mythical Team (L-R) Scottie Thompson (UPHSD), Kevin Ferrer (UST), Kiefer Ravena (ADMU), Allwell Oraeme (MIT), and Mac Belo (FEU). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler