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Mourning Scottie Thompson shares lessons from late Aric del Rosario

Mar 27, 2020 - 4:48 PM

Barangay Ginebra star Scottie Thompson says Aric del Rosario served not just a coach to his players but also a father figure

EARLY DAYS. Scottie Thompson played for Aric del Rosario for the Perpetual Altas in the NCAA. Photo from Instagram/@scot_thompson6

Scottie also deserving of Finals MVP, says Cone

Jan 19, 2020 - 10:01 PM

Tim Cone lauds Scottie Thompson for his contributions that often get overlooked, especially his defense on Chris Newsome in the PBA Governors' Cup finals

ANOTHER ONE. Scottie Thompson wins his fourth PBA title with Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Scottie begs off from Gilas, says Guiao

Jun 24, 2019 - 10:56 PM

According to Yeng Guiao, Scottie Thompson wants to improve first before he returns to the national team

GET BETTER. Scottie Thompson leaves Gilas Pilipinas looking for other quality guards. File photo from Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Scottie Thompson rues error-filled endgame in Gilas loss

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:20 AM

The do-it-all guard commits a costly turnover that paved the way for Iran to keep the Philippines winless in the fifth window of the World Cup qualifiers

DOWN THE DRAIN. Scottie Thompson's impressive game for Gilas Pilipinas goes for naught. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Scottie Thompson hopes Ginebra's Never Say Die spirit rubs off on Gilas

Nov 30, 2018 - 1:56 PM

Four Gin Kings players will see action for the national team when it kicks off the fifth window of the World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan

FAMILIAR FACES. Scottie Thompson looks forward to sharing the floor with his Ginebra teammates. Photo from FIBA

Pringle, Fajardo in tug-of-war for MVP plum

Nov 08, 2018 - 11:10 AM

June Mar Fajardo finds a strong challenger in his bid for a record fifth PBA Most Valuable Player award

Scottie a 'revelation' for Gilas, says Yeng Guiao

Sep 14, 2018 - 7:48 PM

The firebrand tactician is left impressed with the do-it-all guard's impact despite his limited minutes against Iran

DEBUT. Scottie Thompson dazzles in his debut for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo from FIBA

No Slaughter in Gilas final 12 as Thompson, Cabagnot suit up

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:34 AM

Yeng Guiao unveils the 12-man Philippine lineup set to compete against Iran in the FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers

DEBUT. Barangay Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson is set to debut under national team coach Yeng Guiao. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Scottie Thompson in awe of Gilas inclusion

Sep 04, 2018 - 10:13 AM

The Barangay Ginebra guard is the youngest from Yeng Guiao's 16-man pool at 25 years old

CHOSEN. Scottie Thompson is among the 16 players who received a call-up for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas cast complete in first practice as Scottie, Cabagnot arrive

Sep 03, 2018 - 8:43 PM

Everyone from Yeng Guiao's 16-man pool is in attendance as the national team resumes its quest for a World Cup berth

FIRST-TIMERS. Scottie Thompson (right) and Alex Cabagnot join Gilas Pilipinas for the first time. File photo from PBA Images

If Gilas calls, Scottie Thompson will answer

Aug 31, 2018 - 11:42 PM

Weeks after winning Finals MVP, the third-year guard is being eyed for the national team in the second round of the World Cup qualifiers

KEY ADDITION. Scottie Thompson may just represent the Philippines again in international play. Photo from PBA Images

Bolick catches 'Scottie Rebound' fever, Finals MVP Thompson responds

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:18 PM

The Red Lion emulates the Gin Kings guard with a near-triple-double performance

DO-IT-ALL. San Beda's Robert Bolick (left) tried to do his best Scottie Thompson impression. Bolick photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler and Thompson photo from PBA Images

Finals MVP Scottie epitome of Never Say Die, says Cone

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:11 AM

The winningest PBA tactician believes the 25-year-old could wind up as one of the league's true greats

STANDING TALL. Scottie Thompson takes home the Finals Most Valuable Player award as Barangay Ginebra dethrones San Miguel as the new Commissioner's Cup kings. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Scottie Thompson takes home Finals MVP

Aug 08, 2018 - 9:45 PM

The do-it-all guard delivers a double-double of 12 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in Barangay Ginebra's championship-clinching Game 6 win over San Miguel

FIRST. The Finals MVP plum is a first for the 3rd-year cog. Photo from PBA Images

Cone: Scottie Thompson 'reminds me of Westbrook'

Aug 06, 2018 - 8:27 AM

The 3-year guard showcases his scoring prowess as Barangay Ginebra gains a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 Commissioner's Cup finals

SCORING CHOPS. Scottie Thompson makes the biggest buckets down the stretch as Ginebra moves a win closer to dethroning San Miguel as Commissioner's Cup kings. Photo from PBA Images

Arwind Santos questions ejection for hit on Scottie Thompson

Jul 29, 2018 - 11:52 PM

The Beermen forward gets slapped with a disqualifying foul for elbowing the Gin Kings guard in the torso

KEY COG. Arwind Santos chalks up 14 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and two steals before his ejection. File photo from PBA Images

Scottie Thompson again wows Tim Cone: 'His timing is otherworldly'

Jul 24, 2018 - 9:10 AM

The do-it-all guard hauls in two crucial rebounds and makes the game-sealing steal that propel Barangay Ginebra to the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

Scottie Thompson. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra's Cone: Scottie Thompson a 'quadruple-double guy'

Jul 06, 2018 - 11:22 PM

The do-it-all guard notches his second triple-double of the season all the while limiting 50-point man Stanley Pringle to 14 points

ON THE OTHER END. Barangay Ginebra's Scottie Thompson showcases his other facet of the game, helping limit 50-point man Stanley Pringle to 14 points. Photo from PBA Images

Struggling Ginebra now in playoff mode, says Scottie Thompson

Jun 04, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The Gin Kings are in danger of heading into early vacation if their dry spell continues

NEW VENTURE. Rising star Scottie Thompson officially inks his partnership with Gatorade. Photo by Franco Luna

LOOK: Terrence Romeo, presidential son-in-law win PBA All-Star Legends Shootout

May 23, 2018 - 8:49 PM

PBA great Allan Caidic and Special Assistant to the President Bong Go settle for 3rd place

SNIPER. Terrence Romeo scores 24 points in the special 3-point shootout that kicked off the 2018 PBA All-Star Week. Photo by PBA Images

Thompson tops initial PBA All-Star poll, Fajardo at 2nd

Mar 11, 2018 - 9:50 PM

Three of the top 5 vote-getters, so far, are from the Visayas

TOP VOTE-GETTER. Scottie Thompson has the most votes in the initial PBA All-Star Weekend poll. Photo by PBA Images

Ginebra's Thompson 'shockingly good' in win vs Rain or Shine, says Cone

Mar 06, 2018 - 12:29 PM

Head coach Tim Cone is left in awe of Scottie Thompson's 14-point, 15-rebound and 7-assist performance that helped Barangay Ginebra move within win of the semis

DO-IT-ALL. Scottie Thompson does everything for Barangay Ginebra's Game 1 win over the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters. File photo by PBA Images

Scottie Thompson near-triple-double powers Ginebra demolition of Kia

Feb 07, 2018 - 9:51 PM

Scottie Thompson turns in 12 points, 14 rebounds and 7 assists

DOMINATION. Barangay Ginebra's Scottie Thompson toys with the Kia Picanto with a near-triple-double effort. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

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

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

Scottie Thompson goes from fan in Davao to PBA All-Star

Aug 06, 2016 - 2:42 PM

Thompson the lone rookie in this year s All Star Game is excited to play alongside the basketball idols of his youth

ALL-STAR. Scottie Thompson is the only rookie in the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photo from PBA Images

2016 PBA All-Star starters revealed

Jul 23, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Barangay Ginebra has the most players in the All Star starting lineups with 5

ALL-STARS. Mark Caguioa and Terrence Romeo lead the North while James Yap and Mark Caguioa anchor the South team for the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photos from PBA Images

Thompson fools Ginebra import Jeffers into thinking he's 16

Mar 10, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The 22 year old rookie guard Scottie Thompson let Barangay Ginebra import Othyus believe he is 16

IN PHOTOS: UAAP-NCAA Collegiate Basketball Awards winners

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:55 AM

See photos of the winners from the Collegiate Basketball Awards

Collegiate Basketball Mythical Team (L-R) Scottie Thompson (UPHSD), Kevin Ferrer (UST), Kiefer Ravena (ADMU), Allwell Oraeme (MIT), and Mac Belo (FEU). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ginebra’s Thompson strains shoulder, may play vs Talk ’N Text

Dec 15, 2015 - 1:20 AM

Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone says rookie Scottie Thompson might be available for the team against Talk N Text Sunday December 20

STRAINED SHOULDER. Scottie Thompson, Barangay Ginebra's rookie guard, strains his shoulder against NLEX. It is still uncertain whether he will play on Sunday, December 20 against Talk 'N Text. File Photo from PBA Images

JRU to face Mapua for NCAA Final Four’s number 3 spot

Oct 15, 2015 - 4:38 PM

The winner will face Letran while the loser faces San Beda

BATTLE FOR THIRD SPOT. Bernabe Teodoro and the JRU Bombers look to position themselves better in the NCAA Final Four picture. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Another triple-double for Thompson as Perpetual Help beats EAC

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:14 PM

That makes 7 triple doubles on the season for Earl Scottie Thompson

ALL AROUND THREAT. Earl Scottie Thompson of Perpetual fires a jumper during his latest triple-double effort. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Thompson’s triple-double powers Perpetual Help past Saint Benilde

Sep 18, 2015 - 3:55 PM

Earl Scottie Thompson turns in his sixth triple double as Perpetual Help improves to 10 4

PERPETUAL MOTION. Earl Scottie Thompson was unstoppable against St. Benilde. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perpetual Help bounces back strong, demolishes Lyceum

Sep 01, 2015 - 7:04 PM

The Altas improve their win loss record to 8 3

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. Scottie Thompson paces Perpetual Help with another triple-double as they move up to an 8-3 record. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mapua stuns Perpetual Help for first win in NCAA second round

Aug 27, 2015 - 9:19 PM

Mapua Institute of Technology opened its campaign in the second round of the NCAA Season 91 basketball tourney with a major upset win against University of Perpetual Help System Dalta

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS. MVP frontrunner Allwell Oraeme, seen in an earlier game, had another big showing on Thursday. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA to hold second annual All-Star game Friday

Aug 20, 2015 - 1:43 AM

Some of the best and brightest of the NCAA will showcase their abilities on the same court in the second annual All Star game

HEY NOW YOU'RE AN ALL-STAR. Jiovani Jalalon of Arellano University will be one of the players whose talents will be on display at the All-Star game. File photo by Josh Albelda

Perpetual Help pummels ‘giant-slayer’ EAC

Aug 11, 2015 - 8:13 PM

Back up reinforcement Prince Nnamdi Eze leads Perpetual with 17 points but NCAA MVP Earl Scottie Thompson is forced to leave the game with an injury

INJURED. Perpetual's win was overshadowed by an injury to reigning NCAA MVP Earl Scottie Thompson. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda edges Perpetual Help, gets solo second NCAA lead

Jul 28, 2015 - 8:20 PM

San Beda College ekes out a win over University of Perpetual Help System Dalta in a game that has gone down the wire

Thompson registers triple-double as Perpetual Help dominates San Sebastian

Jul 17, 2015 - 4:36 PM

The University of Perpetual Help System Dalta once again seized the top spot in the 91st NCAA basketball tournament by trouncing San Sebastian College Recoletos

Perpetual Help nips Lyceum for first win

Jun 30, 2015 - 4:25 PM

Perpetual Help claimed its first win of the season 70 61 over Lyceum in Season 91

Reigning MVP Earl Scottie Thompson and Perpetual Help held on to beat Lyceum. Photo by Josh Albelda

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Cadets win 2015 SEA Games gold

Jun 16, 2015 - 12:06 AM

Relive the Philippines 17th basketball gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games in these photos

Top: Prince Rivero, Troy Rosario, Baser, Amer, Earl Scottie Thompson, Jiovani Jalalon, Norbert Torres, Glenn Khobuntin and Kevin Ferrer celebrate their gold medal win.

Jumbo Plastic upsets Hapee, Cafe France avoids collapse in PBA D-League

Mar 23, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Juami Tiongson and Glenn Khobuntin lead Jumbo Plastic with 14 points each while Maverick Ahanmisi scores 16 points for Cafe France

Juami Tiongson (right) avoids defenders in the paint. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Baldwin highlights Sinag Pilipinas’ strengths for SEABA, SEAG

Mar 21, 2015 - 6:53 PM

Baldwin wants a team that uses speed and clever tactics to outsmart foes and force them into errors

Bobby Ray Parks Jr, Jeron Teng and Kiefer Ravena, all part of the 16-man Sinag Pilipinas pool, will be trained by Baldwin to play intense pressure basketball.

SBP reveals 16-man pool for Sinag Pilipinas

Mar 06, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Kiefer Ravena Jeron Teng and Bobby Ray Parks Jr highlight the 16 man pool for the national basketball team which will compete at SEABA and the SEA Games

Bobby Ray Parks Jr, Jeron Teng and Kiefer Ravena have made the 16-man cut

Hapee bags D-League title behind Thompson’s heroics

Feb 19, 2015 - 7:04 PM

NCAA MVP Earl Scottie Thompson makes key defensive plays in the clutch helping Hapee to its 2015 PBA D League Aspirants Cup title

TRULY HAPPEE. Earl Scottie Thompson gets crowded by his teammates after making key defensive plays that won them the PBA D-League title. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Perpetual Help's Earl Scottie Thompson wins NCAA MVP award

Oct 20, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Thompson averaged 26 5 ppg and 10 0 rpg this season and led his team to the NCAA Final Four earning the NCAA MVP award for his efforts

MVP. Earl Scottie Thompson earned top individual honors for Season 90 of the NCAA. Photo from Thompson's Facebook