Kib Montalbo - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Kib Montalbo


Ex-UAAP standouts Arvin Tolentino, Kib Montalbo join MPBL

May 07, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Two teams look to add youth and energy to their rosters with the addition of former FEU star Arvin Tolentino and ex-La Salle captain Kib Montalbo

Couple talk: How DLSU athletes Kib and Des thrive on teamwork

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Check out how La Salle varsity players Kib Montalbo and Des Cheng support each other on and off the court

Collegiate stars join 2019 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 President's Cup

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:21 PM

UE stalwart Alvin Pasaol, two-time UAAP champions Anton Asistio, and Kib Montalbo banner the country's first-ever 3x3 league

FIREPOWER. Alvin Pasaol looks to continue his scoring prowess on the 3x3 court. Photo from release

Beyond dreams: Montalbo just wanted an arena with drums

Nov 23, 2018 - 5:16 PM

All the Green Archers captain wanted was to experience the deafening environment that only the UAAP could offer

FAREWELL. Kib Montalbo sings the La Salle alma mater song on court one last time. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Kib Montalbo earns praise for leadership despite 'crappy' game

Oct 27, 2018 - 9:46 PM

His numbers may have dropped but the senior La Salle guard continues to deliver the intangibles

FINAL YEAR. As one of the team veterans, Kib Montalbo makes sure to guide his teammates. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Kib Montalbo on surprise return: 'I just wanna play basketball'

Oct 06, 2018 - 9:41 PM

'It’s my last year and I don’t want my thumb injury to determine my season,' says La Salle team captain Kib Montalbo

ALL OUT. Although he has yet to fully recover from injury, Kib Montalbo says he’s willing to take the risk. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Kib Montalbo fractures thumb, out 4 to 6 weeks

Sep 24, 2018 - 7:59 PM

After losing Taane Samuel due to a Jones fracture, the La Salle Green Archers will now have to play most of the elimination round without its team captain

MISSING TIME. Kib Montalbo is expected to miss crucial time for the La Salle Green Archers with a thumb injury. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Montalbo has 'mixed emotions' as he enters final UAAP season

Sep 06, 2018 - 4:04 PM

Some are saying that the Green Archers might miss the Final Four in the upcoming UAAP season, but the defensive-minded cog doesn't buy into that

SWAN SONG. Kib Montalbo will lead the Green Archers in his final UAAP season. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

La Salle storms back from 20 down to stun Gilas cadets

Apr 27, 2018 - 8:59 PM

Behind Kib Montalbo and Aljun Melecio, the Green Archers pull off an incredible turnaround to win by 19 points

EX-TEAMMATES. La Salle's Aljun Melecio and former teammate Ricci Rivero, who's now playing for the Gilas cadets, face off for the first time. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

Ricci Rivero, Alyssa Valdez top 2017 PH most tweeted athletes list

Dec 06, 2017 - 4:51 PM

Athletes from Ateneo and La Salle dominate the list for this year, while #NBAFinals is most tweeted sports-related hashtag in the Philippines

Heart of a champ: Montalbo recovers from hospitalization to lead La Salle

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Green Archers captain Kib Montalbo was released from the hospital 3 days before the game but went straight to practice

HEART. Kib Montalbo drained 4 triples in the second half despite coming from hospitalization. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Green Archers possibly down to 10 men for opening game

Sep 04, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Ben Mbala is currently representing Cameroon in the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket tournament while Kib Montalbo is confined in the hospital

UNDERMANNED. The DLSU Green Archers will face the FEU Tamaraws in the opening game of the UAAP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Montalbo’s return gets a championship ending

Dec 08, 2016 - 4:39 PM

From watching his team get eliminated on the sideline to cutting the net a year has made a world of change for La Salle s Kib Montalbo

Stronger, more mature Montalbo says ACL injury ‘blessing in disguise’

Aug 31, 2016 - 2:17 PM

Kib Montalbo also expects to have his best UAAP season yet under Coach Ayo’s system

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Van Opstal, Teng, rookies included in DLSU FilOil roster

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:55 PM

Returning veterans and young rookies will see action for De La Salle University in the 2015 Hanes FilOil Flying V Premier Cup

Arnold Van Opstal and Jeron Teng will give the Green Archers veteran leadership in the FilOil preseason tournament. File photos by Rappler

For injury-plagued DLSU, it's about the next man up

Aug 11, 2014 - 5:03 AM

Injuries have plagued the defending UAAP champions but the Green Archers have continued to find ways to win

Rookie Archer Prince Rivero put up 12 points and 8 rebounds in 20 minutes to help La Salle overcome their mounting injuries and defeat UST. Photo by Josh Albelda

Undermanned Green Archers win finals rematch against UST

Aug 10, 2014 - 7:57 PM

De La Salle University overcame a series injuries to defeat the UST Growling Tigers in a rematch of Season 76 s finals

JERON FIRE. Jeron Teng of La Salle scored 22 points and corralled 6 rebounds to lead his squad to another victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

Montalbo, Rivero lead La Salle to easy win over Adamson

Aug 02, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Despite missing two of their key players and quiet performances from Teng and Perkins La Salle still had enough to easily dispatch Adamson

ARCHERS ON TARGET. Jason Perkins of La Salle powers to the basket against Adamson. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

On Sunday night, the defending UAAP champions returned

Jul 28, 2014 - 7:18 PM

After starting the season 0 2 the Green Archers are finally playing like the champions from last season

Norbert Torres grabs one of his 14 rebounds to go along with 14 points in the Green Archers' breakout game of Season 77. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

To fix La Salle’s championship defense, it needs to fix its defense

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:28 AM

The Green Archers are in agreement that defense is the key to turning their season around

BENT ARROWS. Arnold Van Opstal of La Salle agrees with his teammates that defense is the key to righting their season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle's Thomas Torres out for the season

Jul 20, 2014 - 9:12 PM

La Salle will miss its main play setter and one of the team s most viable threats from the outside due to a foot fracture

Thomas Torres, seen during limited action against Ateneo, will miss the rest of Season 77 due to a foot fracture. Photo by Josh Albelda