Romeo Travis - updates

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Romeo Travis unsure of PBA future as Magnolia ends title-retention bid

Nov 26, 2019 - 8:57 AM

Romeo Travis could not wrap his head around the fact that Magnolia squandered another huge double-digit lead as it crashed out of the Governors' Cup playoffs

EXIT. Romeo Travis and Magnolia see their quest for back-to-back Governors' Cup crowns come to a screeching halt. Photo from PBA Images

Travis getting better, but Magnolia suffers worst loss in title-retention bid

Oct 21, 2019 - 10:25 AM

Magnolia fails to capitalize on Romeo Travis' return from injury as it gets blown out by Barangay Ginebra

SLUMP. Romeo Travis and Magnolia are currently on a three-game skid. Photo from PBA Images

Lesson learned for Travis, Magnolia in bounce-back win

Sep 28, 2019 - 1:23 AM

Defending champion Magnolia makes sure to protect its big lead this time and crushes NorthPort for its first win in the PBA Governors' Cup

ALL-AROUND. Romeo Travis flirts with a triple-double as he powers Magnolia into the winning column. Photo from PBA Images

Romeo Travis signs with Mono Vampire after Jason Brickman release

Jan 29, 2019 - 7:40 PM

Magnolia Hotshots champion import Romeo Travis is set to replace Mono Vampire's Jason Brickman

NEW ADVENTURE. Mono Vampire acquires the services of Romeo Travis after the import wins a PBA title with Magnolia. Photo by PBA Images

3 years since PBA heartbreak, Romeo Travis basks in championship glory

Dec 20, 2018 - 3:27 PM

The 34-year-old completes his redemption campaign by leading Magnolia to the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup title

REDEMPTION. Romeo Travis gets it done this time after getting swept in the finals in 2015. Photo from PBA Images

Battered Travis hopes PBA title makes enduring pain all worth it

Dec 15, 2018 - 9:15 AM

The former Best Import plays through a busted glabella as Magnolia moves on the brink of winning the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup championship

INCHING CLOSER. Romeo Travis is one win away from his first PBA title. Photo from PBA Images

Travis likes Magnolia's gritty Game 2 win over opening blowout

Dec 07, 2018 - 11:23 PM

The former Best Import highlighted the need to remain grounded and focused now that the Hotshots are up 2-0 in the best-of-seven finals affair against Alaska

TWO MORE. Romeo Travis is two wins away from his first PBA title. Photo from PBA Images

Close to PBA title, Romeo Travis couldn't care less about Best Import

Nov 21, 2018 - 3:12 PM

The Magnolia reinforcement says the PBA Best Import plum he won with Alaska in 2015 didn't provide any consolation when the Aces got swept by San Miguel in the finals

ONLY GOAL. Romeo Travis wants nothing but a PBA championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LeBron sends shoutout to Romeo Travis: 'Keep going, Lucky Lefty'

Nov 17, 2018 - 1:45 PM

The Magnolia import's 50-point explosion comes days after his buddy and Lakers superstar LeBron James barged into the Top 5 of the NBA's all-time scoring list

GAME RESPECT GAME. LeBron James and Romeo Travis go way back in high school. File photos from Los Angeles Lakers Facebook account (James) and PBA Images (Travis)

A day to remember for Romeo Travis

Nov 17, 2018 - 12:58 AM

The American import notches a personal career-high on an injured hamstring to lead Magnolia to the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup finals

NEAR PROMISED LAND. Romeo Travis helps Magnolia reach the Governors' Cup finals for the first time since 2014. Photo from PBA Images

Romeo Travis channels LeBron James as Magnolia edges Ginebra

Nov 13, 2018 - 8:18 AM

The Hotshots import says he may have 'jinxed' himself after watching his pal and Lakers star miss crucial free throws before coming up clutch in the end

SAME SEQUENCE. Close pals LeBron James (left) and Romeo Travis both miss crucial free throws in their respective games but make up for them to lead their teams to victory. File photos from Los Angeles Lakers Facebook account (James) and PBA Images (Travis)

Nothing but 'fun' for Travis in first game vs ex-team Alaska

Oct 15, 2018 - 8:16 AM

The former Best Import says he had no worry getting hurt knowing he has a good relationship with his former teammates

STEADY FORCE. Romeo Travis leads the Magnolia Hotshots to their fifth straight win and the top spot. Photo from PBA Images

Romeo Travis points to Paul Lee as Magnolia's best player

Oct 03, 2018 - 9:26 PM

The multi-faceted import, though, leads the Hotshots in all but one of the 5 major statistical departments

DEFLECTING CREDIT. Romeo Travis considers Paul Lee as the crucial catalyst in Magnolia's rise to the top. Photo from PBA Images

Pal LeBron in ‘good situation,’ says PBA import Travis

Aug 23, 2018 - 7:47 PM

The Magnolia reinforcement thinks his childhood friend and new Lakers superstar LeBron James will continue to surprise many

SCARY. LeBron James (left) will form a scary lineup with the Los Angeles Lakers, says pal and PBA import Romeo Travis. James photo from Los Angeles Lakers Facebook account and Travis photo from PBA Images

PBA returnee Romeo Travis hopes to erase 3-year sting

Aug 23, 2018 - 10:19 AM

The former Best Import wants to give the Hotshots what he had failed to provide for Alaska

BACK AT IT. Romeo Travis returns to the PBA after 3 years, this time with the Alaska Aces. Photo from PBA Images

Why Reid and the Beermen are too good for doomed Aces

Jul 16, 2015 - 2:23 PM

The Aces won t go down without giving the Beermen the fight of their lives But it boils down to this: the other team is just better and that’s why the Finals is over

San Miguel takes commanding 3-0 finals lead over Alaska

Jul 15, 2015 - 9:33 PM

Arizona Reid finished with a game high 41 points and hit clutch baskets down the stretch leading his team to the win

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Alaska – PBA Finals Game 3

Jul 15, 2015 - 12:49 PM

Relive all the action in Game 3 of the 2015 PBA Governors Cup Finals through Rappler s highlights

San Miguel's Arizona Reid shows why he is the best import

Jul 13, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Arizona Reid led the San Miguel Beermen to a 2 0 finals lead over the Alaska Aces and showed why he is the best import in the Governors Cup

Reid on losing Best Import to Travis: ‘I don’t understand it, but he deserved it’

Jul 13, 2015 - 12:30 AM

“Congratulations to Travis It’s tough real tough ” says AZ Reid “I don’t understand it but he deserved it It is what it is ”

Arizona Reid lets out a roar as San Miguel goes 2-0 in the Finals against Alaska. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fajardo wins third Best Player award; Travis named Best Import

Jul 12, 2015 - 5:09 PM

The reigning league MVP Fajardo is Best Player once more as Alaska s Romeo Travis wins Best Import for the Governors Cup

BEST IMPORT. BEST PLAYER. Romeo Travis of the Alaska Aces and June Mar Fajardo of the San Miguel Beermen win Best Import and Best Player of the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alaska sweeps Star as Travis, Manuel deliver late

Jul 05, 2015 - 7:20 PM

The Alaska Aces are heading back to the PBA Finals after taking care of the Star Hotshots in Game 3

Banchero keeps growing, Alaska reaps reward

Jul 05, 2015 - 5:07 PM

Alaska coach Alex Compton said he wants nothing more from rookie Chris Banchero than constant growth

ROOKIE ON THE RISE. Point guard Chris Banchero is rising fast for the Alaska Aces. He is seen here attempting to break through the Star Hotshots defense in their semifinals game during the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska takes commanding 2-0 series lead over Star

Jul 03, 2015 - 9:06 PM

The Aces are one win away from returning to the PBA Finals after their dominant display on Friday

Alaska rallies from 22 points down to nip Barako Bull

Jun 13, 2015 - 6:08 PM

The Aces are now tied for first place after the huge character win

Travis Romeo showed leadership as Alaska posted a come-from-behind victory over Barako Bull. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Alaska's defense carries them past gritty Meralco

Jun 09, 2015 - 7:34 PM

Alaska limited Meralco to just 33 shooting from the field

Romeo Travis attacks the basket against Cliff Hodge. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: PBA players, coaches take picks: Warriors or Cavs?

Jun 04, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Reigning PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao Barangay Ginebra veteran Mark Caguioa among others weigh in on the 2015 NBA Finals

TAKE YOUR PICK. (From left to right) Mark Caguioa, June Mar Fajardo, and coach Yeng Guiao pick their team for the 2015 NBA Finals. Photos by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Travis leads streaking Aces past slumping Hotshots

May 27, 2015 - 11:54 PM

The Alaska Aces grabbed share of the top spot in the PBA Governors’ Cup standings with their fourth win in 5 games by taking down the Star Hotshots

MILK MONEY. Romeo Travis led the Alaska Aces to another big win in the Governors' Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda

Aces roll past Elite for easy Govs Cup opening win

May 05, 2015 - 11:24 PM

Alaska opens the second half with a massive 20 4 run and wrests control of the contest for good

HIGH NOTE. American import Romeo Travis opened up his PBA stint with a double-double performance to help Alaska to its first win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler