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Perez leads Gilas SEA Games 3x3 crew

Nov 25, 2019 - 1:10 AM

CJ Perez headlines Gilas Pilipinas' four-man lineup in the 2019 SEA Games 3x3 basketball competition

BIG STAGE. CJ Perez brings his act to the international stage for the second time this year. Photo from PBA Images

Mocon wants to emulate De Ocampo, Newsome in PBA

Dec 15, 2018 - 10:23 AM

Draft hopeful and former San Beda star Javee Mocon may just have the tools to replicate the two Meralco players' style of play

CHAMPIONSHIP PEDIGREE. Javee Mocon says his championship experiece with San Beda is his edge heading into the PBA. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Meralco's Norman Black defends shot that earned Yeng Guiao's ire

May 04, 2018 - 11:23 PM

The Road Warriors tactician hurls expletives at Chris Newsome, who sinks a jumper with 1.6 seconds left even when the Bolts are leading by 14 points

RULES ARE RULES. Meralco Bolts head coach Norman Black comes into the defense of Chris Newsome. File photo from PBA Images

Meralco evens finals series in Game 4 win over Ginebra

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Allen Durham scores the go-ahead basket as the Meralco Bolts tie the series at 2-2

JOLTED. After dropping the first two games, Meralco Bolts wins back-to-back games to tie the series. Photo by PBA Images

Chris Newsome performs juggle act to win PBA Dunk Contest

Apr 28, 2017 - 6:38 PM

Newsome throws down one of the most innovative dunks you ll ever see in Lucena City

NEW CHAMPION. Chris Newsome shows off his juggling and dunking skills to unseat Rey Guevarra as Dunk champion. Photo from PBA Images

Newsome, Meralco Bolts try to stay positive amid losses

Jan 07, 2017 - 4:44 PM

Newsome is enjoying a solid start to the season but the same cannot be said for his team

NEW-NEW. Chris Newsome (R) says the team, which is 2-5, has to be better at the beginning of games and in closing them out. File photo from PBA Images

Newsome is a nuisance as Bolts jolt NLEX

Dec 03, 2016 - 6:02 PM

Chris Newsome goes for a double double with 28 points and 10 rebounds

Anjo Caram attempts a layup in a win against NLEX. Photo by PBA Images

Castro, Romeo lead honorees at PBA Press Corps Awards Night

Oct 18, 2016 - 5:55 PM

Jayson Castro will be honored with the Accel Order of Merit Award while Terrence Romeo is set to become scoring champion for the second straight season

Jayson Castro and Terrence Romeo will lead the awardees for the 2016 PBA Press Corps Awards Night. File Photos from Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chris Newsome is 2016 PBA Rookie of the Year

Oct 14, 2016 - 7:36 PM

Newsome has also helped lead the Bolts to the 2016 Governors Cup Finals

Photo courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

Scottie and Chris: Ginebra and Meralco’s star rookies playing vital roles

Oct 07, 2016 - 7:55 AM

Scottie Thompson and Chris Newsome have established themselves as big time players in the PBA

WATCH: Chris Newsome with back-to-back vicious dunks on TNT

Oct 01, 2016 - 8:51 PM

Chris Newsome flies high for two highlight jams

NEWSOME JAMS. Chris Newsome (C) completes two memorable dunks against TNT. Photo from PBA Images

Meralco prevails in TNT shootout, moves a win away from Finals

Oct 01, 2016 - 8:49 PM

In a thrilling highlight filled game Meralco shoots past TNT to move a win away from a franchise first Finals appearance in the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup

FULLY CHARGED. The Meralco Bolts gain a 2-1 semis lead over TNT KaTropa and are one win away from the Finals. Photo from PBA Images

WATCH: Chris Newsome pays tribute to Manny Pacquiao in PBA dunk contest

Aug 05, 2016 - 7:44 PM

Newsome dons boxing trunks and gloves for a Pacquiao inspired dunk

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WATCH: Rey Guevarra retains PBA Slam Dunk crown

Aug 05, 2016 - 7:18 PM

Guevarra outlasts his Meralco teammate Chris Newsome to retain the Slam Dunk crown

SHOCKER. Meralco Bolts' Rey Guevarra is the PBA's top dunker for the second straight year. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Meralco prevails as Star melts down to start PBA Comms Cup

Feb 10, 2016 - 9:33 PM

The Bolts overcome the same team that served as their lone win in the previous Philippine Cup where they missed the playoffs with a 1 10 record

GOOD START. The Meralco Bolts are off to a good start in the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup after defeating the Star Hotshots. Chris Newsome plays a huge part in the victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Chris Newsome ejected for flagrant 2 elbow foul

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:16 PM

Chris Newsome s night came to an early ending after his elbow struck Blackwater guard Keith Agovida

EAGLE CLIPPED. Chris Newsome was ejected from Wednesday's game against the Blackwater Elite for a wayward elbow. Photo by PBA Images

WATCH: Rookie Chris Newsome posterizes Arwind Santos in first PBA game

Oct 28, 2015 - 9:17 PM

The former Ateneo Blue Eagle introduces himself to the league and former PBA MVP Arwind Santos with a one handed tomahawk jam

IN YOUR FACE. Arwind Santos (C) of San Miguel Beer goes for an ill-fated block attempt against Meralco Bolts rookie Chris Newsome.

Meralco Bolts sign Chris Newsome to 3-year deal

Aug 26, 2015 - 4:57 PM

The former Ateneo Blue Eagle has signed with the team that drafted him this past weekend

INKED. Chris Newsome has signed with the Meralco Bolts. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chris Newsome makes Meralco more versatile, says Norman Black

Aug 24, 2015 - 7:15 AM

The multi titled head coach also speaks highly of Baser Amer

Cafe France beats Hapee in physical Game 2, forces rubber match

Jun 22, 2015 - 6:26 PM

Cafe France came up with enough shots down the stretch to force Game 3 on Thursday

Hapee draws first blood in D-League Finals

Jun 18, 2015 - 5:46 PM

The Hapee Fresh Fighters are a win away from winning their second consecutive PBA D League championship after taking down Cafe France in game 1

Chris Newsome of Hapee, seen here in a March file photo against Jumbo, turned in a stat sheet of 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists for the Fresh Fighters. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Draft to take place in August, deadline for applicants set

Jun 16, 2015 - 5:06 PM

The PBA has released the requirements for applicants interested to join the league s draft in August

D-League: Tanduay coach Chongson fined P150k

Nov 04, 2014 - 8:25 PM

Controversial head coach Lawrence Chongson also receives a one game suspension for prejudicial comments against the league

CONTROVERSIAL COACH. The PBA suspends Tandualy Light head coach Lawrence Chongson for 'publicly issued statements critical of and prejudicial to the best interests of the' D-League. Photo from

Newsome's agent blasts Tanduay Light coach over D-League dispute

Oct 14, 2014 - 7:43 PM

The agent of Ateneo standout Chris Newsome shot back at Tanduay Light coach Lawrence Chongson saying his player was free to sign with another team after they didn t receive a contract offer

Chris Newsome will be signing with Hapee Toothpaste despite being drafted by Tanduay, says his agent. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo's Chris Newsome went down swinging

Oct 04, 2014 - 1:51 AM

Chris Newsome gave it his all in an attempt to prolong his UAAP career Now he s looking forward to the PBA D League and beyond

LAST STAND. Chris Newsome of Ateneo attacks the basket against National University's Alfred Aroga in his final UAAP game. Photo by Josh Albelda

NU beats Ateneo for first Finals appearance since 1970

Oct 01, 2014 - 4:41 PM

Alfred Aroga blocks Kiefer Ravena s layup that would have tied the game at 65

CLUTCH. Gelo Alolino was responsible for the two free throws that gave NU the lead for good. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs NU (UAAP Final Four)

Sep 30, 2014 - 9:43 PM

Rappler s live blog of the UAAP Season 77 Final Four knockout match between the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the NU Bulldogs

The Rookie of the Year is a man on a mission

Sep 19, 2014 - 5:57 PM

UAAP Rookie of the Year Arvin Tolentino boldly predicted that Ateneo would flourish after a disappointing last season and so far has been proven right

Arvin Tolentino was the highest performing rookie with averages of 8.0 PPG and 5.6 RPG. File photo by Josh Albelda

Kiefer Ravena calls Ateneo's slow starts a 'very bad habit'

Aug 25, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Slow starts like the one that had Ateneo trail 22 4 against NU have hurt Ateneo s chances in recent games said Kiefer Ravena

'It could have been a different story if we didn't start out that way,' said the MVP candidate Kiefer Ravena. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Sumang hints at UAAP ref favoritism; rues ‘One Big Flop’ chants

Aug 21, 2014 - 1:13 AM

When it s against La Salle and Ateneo there s nothing we can do said Roi Sumang of the disparity of free throw attempts in games after UE lost to Ateneo

Roi Sumang (C) feels the taunts of the UE fans served as motivation for Kiefer Ravena late in the game. File photo by Josh Albelda

Kiefer Ravena is clutch once again in Ateneo's win over UE

Aug 20, 2014 - 8:12 PM

Kiefer Ravena hits another clutch shot as he propels Ateneo back to the top of the standings with a win over UE

The reason behind the UAAP rescheduling La Salle vs. Ateneo

Aug 15, 2014 - 9:09 PM

The surprising decision made by the UAAP to reschedule the second round matchup between the De La Salle Green Archers and Ateneo Blue Eagleswas due to league by laws

3-on-3: UAAP Season 77 first round

Aug 15, 2014 - 5:33 PM

Rappler s 3 on 3 panel share their thoughts on the first round of the UAAP Season 77 and what they expect to happen in the second round

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 4: Ravena still miles ahead

Aug 07, 2014 - 7:18 PM

Kiefer Ravena continues to assert his case as the best player in the UAAP by maintaining strong numbers and delivering in the clutch

Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena is still in the lead for the UAAP MVP award due to his strong clutch play. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo stands strong against FEU's fury

Aug 03, 2014 - 7:48 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles withstood a gallant stand from the FEU Tamaraws to come away with an 81 78 win

RAVENA TIME. Kiefer Ravena overcame a poor shooting start to score 23 and lead Ateneo to victory. Photo by Josiah Albelda/Rappler

Race for the UAAP MVP Week 2: Ravena leads the pack

Jul 25, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Who is the leading candidate in the UAAP Season 77 MVP race? Rappler uses the official UAAP formula to single out who is the leader of the pack through two weeks

SOMETHING LIKE A PHENOMENON. Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena (C) has led Ateneo to an unbeaten record with 23.3 PPG and 4.7 rebounds per game. Photo by Rappler

The Ateneo Blue Eagles rise to the occasion

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:20 PM

With one side of the Smart Araneta Coliseum shadowed in green and the other colored in blue the young rookie laden inexperienced Blue Eagles stepped up to the occasion

ONE BIG SCREAM. Von Pessumal, Fonzo Gotladera and Kiefer Ravena celebrate as the Blue Eagles pull away from the Green Archers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Newsome: Ateneo will be ‘Unpredictable’

Jul 04, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Despite being laden with rookies Ateneo slotman Chris Newsome believes his team is going to be unpredictable and has what it takes to win the UAAP title

Ateneo's Chris Newsome attacks the basket against the defense of La Salle's Norbert Torres. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo scores big win over UST

Jul 27, 2013 - 6:18 PM

Ateneo scored an all important win over a gritty UST squad

BIG WIN. Newsome and the Eagles score their biggest win of the season. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.