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Alas rusty in PBA return, but Ravena says running mate will improve

Nov 13, 2019 - 11:19 PM

NLEX's Kevin Alas steps on the PBA hardcourt for the first time since suffering a second ACL injury on his right knee in February

ON A MISSION. Missing 4 of the last 6 PBA conferences, Kevin Alas seeks to return to his top shape. Photo from PBA Images

Well-wishes pour in as Kevin Alas, Selina Dagdag announce engagement

Jul 01, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The NLEX guard pops the question to the PBA courtside reporter after two years as a couple

FIANCE. Kevin Alas and Selina Dagdag are now engaged. Photo from Alas' Instagram account (@kevinlouiealas)

Kevin Alas undergoes successful operation on injured knee

Feb 11, 2019 - 7:34 PM

Alas' father and Phoenix head coach Louie says his son is in 'high spirits' after the surgery

ROAD TO RECOVERY. Kevin Alas will head into recovery after going under the knife for the second time in two years. Photo by PBA Images

Alas injury fuels Kiefer's hope for basketball return

Feb 09, 2019 - 3:35 PM

'If you have one comrade down, you’ll have to pick him up whether he can play or he can’t play,' says Kiefer Ravena

GETTING BACK. Kiefer Ravena admits that he really wanted to play together with Kevin Alas when his suspension is lifted. Photo by PBA Images

5 games into PBA return, Kevin Alas injured again

Feb 04, 2019 - 7:18 PM

The spitfire guard reinjures the ACL on his right knee that sidelined him for two whole conferences in 2018

SIDELINED. Kevin Alas will miss significant time again. Photo from PBA Images

Alas says he's fine after bad fall, but bares injury fear lingers

Feb 02, 2019 - 9:20 PM

The spitfire guard sits out the final 3 minutes of NLEX's win over Meralco after hurting the same knee he injured last season

MISSING TIME. Kevin Alas missed two whole conferences last year due to a torn ACL on his right knee. Photo from PBA Images

Kevin Alas 'like a rookie again' in long-awaited NLEX return

Jan 19, 2019 - 4:06 PM

'I was so excited last night. I was sleepless from excitement, I felt like a rookie again,' says Kevin Alas

NEW BEGINNINGS. Kevin Alas feels like he's starting anew as he gets back on the court after 10 months. Photo by PBA Images

Torn ACL sidelines NLEX's Kevin Alas for 6 to 8 months

Mar 19, 2018 - 4:21 PM

Kevin Alas will be a mere spectator when the NLEX Road Warriors take on the Magnolia Hotshots for Game 6 in the semis

SIDELINED. Kevin Alas will be missing 6 to 8 months due to an ACL tear on his right knee. File photo by PBA Images

Injured Alas felt 'helpless' as NLEX teeters on brink of elimination

Mar 19, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Kevin Alas plays for only 40 seconds in NLEX's Game 5 loss to Magnolia after hurting his knee early in the first quarter

MISFORTUNE. Kevin Alas hurts his knee early in NLEX's Game 5 loss to Magnolia. Photo by PBA Images

Ravena-Alas tandem working wonders for semis-bound NLEX

Mar 08, 2018 - 11:57 AM

The Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas combo is one of the reasons why the NLEX Road Warriors claimed their first semifinals appearance in franchise history

TANDEM. Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas prove to thrive with each other after helping the NLEX Road Warriors reach the semifinals for the first time in franchise history. Photo by Jerrick Raymarc

Ravena, Alas take backcourt reins for Philippines vs Australia

Feb 22, 2018 - 9:38 AM

With Jayson Castro and Jio Jalalon out, Gilas Pilipinas' backcourt duties rest on the shoulders of Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas against Australia today

BACKCOURT DUO. Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas take the backcourt reins for Gilas Pilipinas. Photos by PBA Images

Kevin Alas repays Yeng Guiao's trust as NLEX books playoff ticket

Feb 18, 2018 - 9:20 PM

'That's just incredible shooting, the best I've seen him shoot from the outside so far in this last one and a half years that I've coached him,' says NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao of Kevin Alas' eruption

BOUNCE BACK. Kevin Alas stays true to his word with a magnificent game for the NLEX Road Warriors against the Blackwater Elite. File photo by PBA Images

Alas aims to bounce back for NLEX after turnover-plagued outing vs Alaska

Feb 11, 2018 - 9:20 PM

'Kailangan masuklian ko 'yung tiwala kasi nagkakalat na ako noong dulo eh,' says NLEX Road Warriors guard Kevin Alas after committing crucial turnovers in a 96-89 win over the Alaska Aces

REDEMPTION. Kevin Alas aims to redeem himself for 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

Alas rues ‘stupid, selfish play’ in NLEX loss to Star

Nov 09, 2015 - 6:40 PM

Talagang nahiya ako sa mga kasama ko kasi kumbaga I wasted the team’s effort kasi ang layo ng hinabol namin rues second year guard Kevin Alas

TAKING THE BLAME. Kevin Alas (sprawled on the floor) takes the blame for this crucial late turnover that sealed the fate of NLEX against Star on Sunday, November 8.

Rosario to TNT, Alas to NLEX, Heruela to SMB headline slew of PBA trades

Aug 25, 2015 - 6:23 PM

The second overall pick Troy Rosario finds his way to Talk N Text in 3 team trade

TRADE-HAPPY. After a no-trade draft day, PBA teams have started to make their moves. (From left to right) Kevin Alas, Troy Rosario and Brian Heruela headline a series of trades Tuesday, August 25. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Philippine athletes celebrate Father's Day on social media

Jun 21, 2015 - 6:33 PM

Manny Pacquiao Alyssa Valdez Jimmy Alapag and other top Pinoy athletes celebrate Father s Day and their dads on their social media accounts

PAC DAD. Manny Pacquiao and son Israel smile for the cameras. Photo from Pacquiao's Instagram

Alas turns physicality into motivation in semis

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Rookie combo guard Kevin Alas relishes the physicality in the PBA and shows he s more than ready for it

READY. Talk 'N Text rookie Kevin Alas (R), seen here driving against Rain or Shine's Jeff Chan says he's not bothered by the PBA's physicality. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

IN VINES: Castro delivers finishing blows for TNT

Apr 06, 2015 - 10:18 PM

The best point guard in Asia lives up to his monicker delivering one bucket after another for the Tropang Texters in the final quarter

Talk 'N Text's Jayson Castro drives strong to the hoop against Purefoods' James Yap. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Castro, Alas take charge in fourth as Talk ’N Text levels semis series

Apr 06, 2015 - 9:28 PM

The Blur teams up with rookie Kevin Alas to score 20 points in the payoff period to lead the Tropang Texters over teh Hotshots

Jayson Castro, double teamed, looks to pass to Jay Washington. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rookie playmaker Heruela proving his worth with Blackwater

Mar 02, 2015 - 7:46 PM

Leading the league in assists and quarterbacking Blackwater well Heruela is proving he deserves his spot in the pro league

RISING ROOKIE. Brian Heruela is quickly making a name for himself in the PBA. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk ’N Text overturns double-digit deficit to squeak past Ginebra

Feb 15, 2015 - 8:41 PM

Jayson Castro explodes for 31 points 6 rebounds and 9 assists as the Talk ’N Text Tropang Texters overturn a 17 point deficit to win by a point

SPEEDING BULLET. Jayson Castro of Talk 'N Text drives by Ginebra center Greg Slaughter. The Texters fell behind early but pulled out a one-point victory. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk 'N Text decimates Barako Bull to advance in PBA playoffs

Dec 12, 2014 - 7:06 PM

Rookie Matt Ganuelas Rosser scored 19 as Talk N Text thrashes Barako Bull Energy to advance to phase two of the PBA quarterfinals

DIALED UP. TNT rookie Matt Ganuelas Rosser had a stellar game to lead the Tropang Texters past Barako Bull. Photo by Josh Albelda

'We need to think we're the best,' says Talk 'N Text's Alas

Dec 10, 2014 - 2:48 AM

Talk N Text missed out on an outright semis berth but the Tropang Texters have proven to be as good as any team in the league as the Philippine Cup playoffs near

Talk 'N Text rookie Kevin Alas feels the Tropang Texters have the potential to go deep into the Philippine Cup playoffs. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

WATCH: Alapag on the PBA, Talk 'N Text and life after basketball

Nov 08, 2014 - 12:01 PM

In this second part of Rappler s interview with Jimmy Alapag the veteran talks about his pro career the PBA and what he plans to do when he s done playing

Alapag vs Romeo

Talk 'N Text crushes Rain or Shine behind Alas, de Ocampo explosion

Nov 03, 2014 - 12:35 AM

Rookie Kevin Alas scores 18 points torches the team that drafted him second overall Ranidel de Ocampo leads all scores with 20

PAYBACK? Kevin Alas delivers the best game of his young PBA career against the team that drafted but traded him. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Kevin Alas being molded to fill Jimmy Alapag’s shoes at Talk ’N Text

Nov 01, 2014 - 5:46 PM

Is Kevin Alas the next Jimmy Alapag for the successful franchise?

Talk 'N Text reloads with addition of Ganuelas, Alas

Sep 24, 2014 - 12:11 AM

The Talk N Text Tropang Texters pull off moves to acquire two of the top five picks from the 2014 PBA Rookie Draft

YOUNG TEXTERS. Matt Ganuelas (L) and Kevin Alas (R) both recently acquired by Talk 'N Text adds youth to the team's aging backcourt. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Pringle, Alas lead PBA Draft class; Pacman selects self

Aug 24, 2014 - 4:41 PM

There were no surprises to begin the 2014 PBA Draft as Fil Am Stanley Pringle was picked first overall by Globalport while an absentee Manny Pacquiao drafted himself to Kia

PICK OF THE LITTER. The top 5 picks in the 2014 PBA Draft pose for photos. Photo by Josh Albelda

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA 2014 Rookie draft

Aug 24, 2014 - 3:04 PM

Rappler s live blog of the 2014 PBA Rookie Draft

Rappler's 2014 PBA Mock Draft (first round)

Aug 23, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Who will go first what do teams need and what surprises are in store? Enzo Flojo gives his thoughts on Sunday s PBA Draft

Kevin Alas turned to his biggest critic before joining PBA draft

Aug 20, 2014 - 5:40 PM

Former Letran star and PBA D League MVP Kevin Alas sought advice from his father Alaska Aces assistant coach Louie Alas while deciding on whether to join the PBA Draft

FATHER KNOWS BEST. Kevin Alas got his Dad's blessing before submitting for the draft. Photo by Josh Albelda

Chris Banchero tops Day 1 of PBA Rookie Draft combine

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:07 PM

Banchero became the first player to top all tests in the rookie draft combine since it started in 1995

Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

PBA D-League: Alas, Ganuelas save NLEX from defeat in Finals Game 1

Feb 23, 2014 - 3:36 PM

Kevin Alas drilled a big trey in the clutch helping NLEX survive Big Chill 79 75 in Game 1 of the 2013 2014 PBA D League Aspirants Cup finals

WARRIORS. Matt Ganuelas and Kevin Alas helps NLEX take game of the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup finals. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

The top 10 collegiate basketball players

Nov 04, 2012 - 10:14 AM

They’re the best of the best the crème de la crème the 10 players that stood out all season and gave fans an extra reason to cheer

Letran downs San Beda, forces decider

Oct 21, 2012 - 12:12 PM

The Letran Knights defeated reigning champions San Beda in Game 2 of the NCAA Finals 64 55 dealing the Red Lions their first loss in the Finals since 2009

Photo by Josh Albelda