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Negative: Jordan Clarkson 'healthy' after coronavirus test

Mar 13, 2020 - 1:29 PM

Fil-Am NBA star Jordan Clarkson has been tested as two of his Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell fell victim to the pandemic

NEGATIVE. Jordan Clarkson says he keeps Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell – his Jazz teammates who tested positive for coronavirus – in his heart. File photo from Instagram/@jordanclarksons

WATCH: Jordan Clarkson narrates tale behind Tenement Court

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:49 PM

Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson tells the story of how the court and basketball have given the Tenement residents hope despite their problems

MAMBA AND GIGI HONORED. Kobe and Gianna Bryant are immortalized in the Tenement Court with their own mural. File photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA-EFE

Take note: Jazz hit 10th straight win since Jordan addition

Jan 15, 2020 - 1:21 PM

The red-hot Utah Jazz still hold a perfect record since acquiring Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson in a trade last December

BIG BOOST. Jordan Clarkson proves to be what the Jazz needed to spark a turnaround. Photo from Utah Jazz

Clarkson, Jazz stretch win streak by toppling Wizards

Jan 13, 2020 - 12:18 PM

Jordan Clarkson provides spark off the bench as the Jazz win 14 of their last 15 games

SPARKPLUG. Jordan Clarkson continues to thrive on an off-the-bench role for the Jazz. Photo from Instagram/@jordanclarksons

Mitchell sizzles, Clarkson debuts as Jazz hold off Blazers

Dec 27, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Donovan Mitchell takes over in the second half as Jordan Clarkson boosts the Utah bench

Cavs mark Clarkson trade with win over Hawks

Dec 24, 2019 - 1:52 PM

The Cavaliers win 3 straight games for their longest winning-streak since LeBron James left for the Lakers

NEW HOME. Jordan Clarkson bids goodbye to the Cavaliers. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs agree to trade Jordan Clarkson for Utah's Exum – reports

Dec 24, 2019 - 10:56 AM

This is the first NBA deal since the Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade

VETERAN PRESENCE. Jordan Clarkson is set to provide his veteran skills to the Utah Jazz. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Clarkson included in Gilas pool for FIBA World Cup

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Gilas Pilipinas eyes to have Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson play as a local, but if not, he may serve as a backup to naturalized player Andray Blatche

ANOTHER LEVEL. Jordan Clarkson could be a difference-maker for the Philippines in the FIBA World Cup. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

SBP continues Clarkson talks for FIBA World Cup

Apr 09, 2019 - 5:26 PM

The country's national basketball federation remains determined to get Jordan Clarkson as a local player for the 2019 FIBA World Cup

KEY PLAYER. Jordan Clarkson remains to be one of Gilas' key players as seen in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Clarkson, Blatche prove Guiao wrong: 'Pusong Pinoy sila'

Mar 08, 2019 - 6:52 PM

Contrary to his expectations, the Gilas Pilipinas mentor admits both players are 'really humble guys'

ONE-TWO COMBO. Andray Blatche (left) and Jordan Clarkson (right) impress Gilas Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao. Photos from FIBA (Blatche), Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler (Guiao) and Adrian Portugal/Rappler (Clarkson)

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Feb 28, 2019 - 9:19 PM

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Reality check: ‘No guarantee’ Gilas can get Clarkson back on board

Feb 28, 2019 - 4:39 PM

Despite the challenges, SBP remains 'committed to get' Jordan Clarkson for the 2019 FIBA World Cup

FIBA WISH. If Jordan Clarkson doesn’t get FIBA clearance, Gilas coach Yeng Guiao says he’s happy with his current roster. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Clarkson fuels Gilas #LetJordanPlay World Cup clamor

Feb 27, 2019 - 1:16 PM

Andray Blatche says if Gilas can get Jordan Clarkson to play, the Philippines 'can definitely go and make some noise' in the 2019 World Cup

Jordan Clarkson. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

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Feb 26, 2019 - 8:08 PM

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Jordan Clarkson hopes to join Gilas in FIBA World Cup

Feb 26, 2019 - 1:50 PM

'Such an honor for the country qualifying for the World Cup, so hyped! Hope to see you guys in China!' says Jordan Clarkson

CUT ABOVE THE REST. Jordan Clarkson lives up to the billing as a member of the Philippine team. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Gilas to 'do everything' to have Clarkson for FIBA World Cup

Feb 25, 2019 - 7:24 PM

The challenge for the Philippines is convincing FIBA that the Cleveland Cavalier should play as a local and not as a naturalized player

ONE-TWO PUNCH. If cleared by FIBA, Jordan Clarkson could form a deadly pair with Andray Blatche for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

10 striking sports moments on social media in 2018

Dec 26, 2018 - 7:02 PM

From the shocking 'basketbrawl' to the inclusion of esports as a medal event in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, here's a roundup of the most interacted sports events on Rappler's social media accounts this year

The Jordan Effect

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:39 AM

The Philippines records its best finish in 16 years in the Asian Games with Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson leading the way

CUT ABOVE THE REST. Jordan Clarkson lives up to the billing as a member of the Philippine team.. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson consistent despite Cavs' struggles

Nov 09, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Now focused on the Cavs campaign, Clarkson shares how his Pinoy family still relishes his Gilas stint: ‘My grandma was crying every game, watching me play!’

EFFICIENT. Jordan Clarkson has been the Cavs second-leading scorer after Kevin Love, averaging 15.2 points off the bench and playing in all 11 games. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

LOOK: Jordan Clarkson shows some love for ejected Ingram

Oct 21, 2018 - 3:05 PM

The former Lakers member warns others not to mess with the usually silent Brandon Ingram

BROTHERS. Jordan Clarkson and Brandon Ingram have spent time together in the young Lakers squad. Photo from AFP

Dad Mike confident Jordan Clarkson will return to PH team

Aug 31, 2018 - 11:26 PM

The father of the Filipino-American NBA player says the Philippine team experience feels better than his son's NBA Finals stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers

BRIGHT SPOT. National team coach Yeng Guiao hopes Jordan Clarkson can don the country's colors again. Photo from Asian Games media pool

After Clarkson, skater Margielyn Didal gets flag-bearer honor

Aug 30, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Gold medalist Margielyn Didal will lead the Philippine delegation in the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremonies

SKATER GIRL. Margielyn Didal's incredible Asian Games run has put a spotlight on Philippine skateboarding. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Winning Asiad finish 'good going away present' for Clarkson

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:45 PM

Out of medal contention, the Philippine men's basketball team shoots for its best ranking in 16 years in the 2018 Asian Games

WINNING WAYS. Jordan Clarkson hopes to wrap up his Philippine stint with back-to-back wins. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Gabe Norwood feels bad for Jordan Clarkson

Aug 27, 2018 - 4:29 PM

The Cleveland Cavalier is still winless with the Philippine men's basketball team in the 2018 Asian Games

CLOSING OUT GAMES. Gabe Norwood (right) thinks the rest of the Nationals could do more to help Jordan Clarkson in the endgame. Photos by Adrian Portugal

Guiao on Korean heartbreaker: 'It’s my fault'

Aug 27, 2018 - 3:19 PM

National team coach Yeng Guiao admits the team couldn't handle Korea’s long bombs, zone defense and naturalized player Ricardo Ratliffe

ARCH NEMESIS. Korea gives Philippine team newcomer Jordan Clarkson a taste of its relentless brand of play. Photo by Asian Games media pool

Guiao: 'Hard to prepare against a team that has no weakness'

Aug 26, 2018 - 8:56 PM

The Philippine men's basketball team says it's ready to grind it out against South Korea in the knockout quarterfinal

PREPARATION. National team coach Yeng Guiao thinks the squad has prepared well for South Korea. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

The week in photos: August 18-24, 2018

Aug 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

INNOCENCE. Young Rohingya refugees enjoy ride in a traditional wooden ferris wheel during Eid Al-Adha festival celebrations at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 23, 2018. Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP

Guiao on PH-Korea showdown: ‘Things are even this time’

Aug 25, 2018 - 3:23 PM

The Philippine basketball team shoots for a semifinal spot versus a familiar heartbreaker

ACID TEST. Jordan Clarkson and the Philippine men's basketball team shoot for a semifinals spot against defending Asian Games champion Korea. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Gilas braces for former PBA import, old nemesis Korea

Aug 23, 2018 - 4:05 PM

National basketball team coach Yeng Guiao says there's more to Korea than naturalized player and former PBA import Ricardo Ratliffe

MUST WIN. The Philippine men's basketball team hopes to pick up a victory with Jordan Clarkson in the knockout quarterfinal. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

LOOK: Cavaliers show full support for Jordan Clarkson

Aug 22, 2018 - 4:28 PM

It has just been one game and yet the Cleveland Cavaliers' support has been overwhelming

SIXTH MAN. The Cavs waste no time praising their sixth man Jordan Clarkson. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

China on Clarkson: 'He makes the team look very different'

Aug 21, 2018 - 10:29 PM

Chinese coach Li Nan admits that it's hard to stop Fil-Am NBA player Jordan Clarkson

NBA STALWARTS. China's Zhou Qi of the Houston Rockets tries to get his way past the Philippines' Jordan Clarkson of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Clarkson 'head and shoulders' above Asiad competition, says Guiao

Aug 21, 2018 - 9:53 PM

With the Cleveland Cavalier in tow, the Filipinos nearly shatter a 44-year losing streak against China in the Asian Games

STAT-STUFFER. Jordan Clarkson pulls no punches in his keenly awaited debut for the Philippine team. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Guiao: Gilas much better with Jordan Clarkson

Aug 21, 2018 - 9:14 PM

The Filipino-American NBA player proves to be the Philippine game changer against China

HUGE FACTOR. Jordan Clarkson leads Gilas Pilipinas in his national team debut. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Clarkson-led Gilas falls short vs China in 2018 Asian Games

Aug 21, 2018 - 6:59 PM

The Philippines misses a chance to end a 44-year Asian Games drought against China

TOUGH LOSS. Jordan Clarkson and the Philippine men's basketball team fall short against China. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Guiao: 'Hindi ko alam sino itatapat ng China sa kanya'

Aug 21, 2018 - 11:17 AM

National team coach Yeng Guiao says no Asian Games basketball player comes close to Jordan Clarkson

KEY COG. Philippine team mentor Yeng Guiao gives pointers to Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson during practice. Photo from Asian Games media pool

LOOK: PH allies Clarkson, Standhardinger once met in US NCAA

Aug 20, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Five years ago, Jordan Clarkson and Christian Standhardinger shared the same basketball court

ONE-TWO PUNCH. Christian Standhardinger (left) and Jordan Clarkson reinforce the Philippine team in the 2018 Asian Games. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler and Maddie Meyer/AFP

Drama aside, Jordan Clarkson sees a solid Gilas group

Aug 20, 2018 - 3:29 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers guard hopes to come out with a win when he debuts with the Philippine basketball team versus China

STAR-STUDDED. Jordan Clarkson poses for posterity with top Philippine sports officials and the national women's volleyball team just a few days before he debuts for the Gilas squad. Photos from Asian Games media pool

Clarkson calls on NBA to free players for global tournaments

Aug 20, 2018 - 12:35 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers guard says he had wanted to play for the Philippines for years but had been repeatedly blocked

MEDAL TARGET. Jorda Clarkson says getting an Asian Games medal would be an 'amazing achievement.' Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

PH flag-bearer Clarkson: One of the happiest moments in my life

Aug 19, 2018 - 11:05 PM

After the vibrant opening celebration, the Filipino-American NBA player gets all pumped up for the Asian Games

EXCITING. Jordan Clarkson is even more excited for the 2018 Asian Games after seeing the crowd. Photos from Asian Games PH media pool

Jordan Clarkson, Gilas up against China’s ‘best team’

Aug 19, 2018 - 6:17 PM

China remains a heavy favorite but national team coach Yeng Guiao says the Philippines' chances no longer as bleak

UNDERDOGS. Stanley Pringle vies for another stellar showing when the Philippine men's basketball team takes on powerhouse China. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

LOOK: Jordan Clarkson leads 2018 Asian Games PH delegation

Aug 18, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The Fil-Am NBA player banners the 272-strong Philippine delegation as flag-bearer in the continental games

LOOK: Jordan Clarkson, Gilas ham it up in barong

Aug 18, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Don't fret, the Philippine flag-bearer isn't about to eschew sartorial convention

SQUAD'S PARADE. The Philippine basketball players  ham it up.

Guiao on Jordan Clarkson: 'We don't need him to score 50'

Aug 17, 2018 - 5:39 PM

Philippine basketball team coach Yeng Guiao heaps praises on his new Asian Games 'weapon'

Jordan Clarkson gears up for PH flag-bearer role

Aug 17, 2018 - 2:32 PM

The Fil-Am NBA player will be at the helm of the Philippine contingent during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Asian Games on Saturday, August 18

ROLE MODEL. Bestowing the honor of flag-bearer to Jordan Clarkson sends a good message, says Philippine chef de mission Richard Gomez.

Jordan Clarkson gets first Gilas glimpse

Aug 16, 2018 - 3:55 PM

The retooled Philippine basketball men’s team gives the Fil-Am NBA player a good show against Kazakhstan

HOT START. James Yap teams up with Stanley Pringle early as the Philippines bank on a strong start against Kazakhstan. Photo from Asian Games website

IN NUMBERS: Jordan Clarkson’s NBA career

Aug 16, 2018 - 8:41 AM

Here's a look at the numbers of the latest member of the Philippine men's basketball team

BEST CHANCE. Philippine basketball hopes to get a lift from Fil-Am NBA player Jordan Clarkson. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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Aug 15, 2018 - 9:13 PM

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Guiao: Even sans Clarkson, PH 'ready' vs Kazakhstan

Aug 15, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Bunched with powerhouse China in Group D, the winner between the Filipinos and the Kazakhs will likely determine who will advance into the quarterfinals

WAITING GAME. Filipinos will have to wait for a few more days to witness NBA player Jordan Clarkson make his Philippine team debut. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

After Jordan Clarkson saga, ’bigger’ challenge ahead

Aug 15, 2018 - 2:29 PM

The men's basketball team kicks off the Philippines' campaign in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Thursday, August 16

ALL SET. Fil-Am NBA player Jordan Clarkson is set to lead the Philippine delegation as flag-bearer. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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