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NBA Philippines officially opens third NBA Store in TriNoma Ayala Mall


 Today, 14th day of March 2016, the National Basketball Association (NBA) officially opens its third NBA Store in the Philippines located at the Ground Level, TriNoma Ayala Mall in Quezon City. This third NBA Store brandishes the most comprehensive selections of NBA products from 30 NBA teams including official jerseys, footwear, performance gear, lifestyle apparel, basketballs, toys, and collectibles, according to International  Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC) President and CEO Melvin Lloyd Lim earlier today during the opening ceremony of the NBA Store. Joining Lim, NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson mentioned the importance of NBA fanbase in sorting locations […]


NBA merchs now available in TriNoma for the holiday season


 The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the opening of its third NBA Store location in TriNoma for the holidays through Jan. 31, 2016. Following the successful opening of the second NBA Store in SM Megamall Fashion Hall last October 2015, the one hundred square meter store will carry products from brands such as adidas, New Era, Panini, Spalding, Stance Socks, 2K, Nike, and Under Armour. Regular store hours of the NBA Store branch will be from 10 AM to 11 PM during weekdays and 10 AM to 12 AM during weekends. Managed by International Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC), the NBA Store offers basketball enthusiasts authentic NBA […]


Why NBA All-Star Ron Harper chose jersey No. 9


 You think that basketball stars just wear their jerseys and had the number on them without specific reasons? Well here’s what Ron Harper has to say on why he chose jersey No. 9 during his stint with Chicago Bulls. “I recalled MJ wearing the jersey No. 9 when he played for the U.S. Team,” said Harper at the opening of the 2nd NBA Store in the Philippines last October 16 at the SM Megamall, Mega Fashion Hall. Managed by International Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC), the new NBA Store will offer basketball enthusiasts authentic NBA merchandise and memorabilia. The store will feature an […]


Top volleyball players Alyssa Valdez and Rachel Daquis join the ranks of PLDT HOME Ultera brand ambassadors


 They are not just hard-hitting and top volleyball players in the country today, they also embody the characters of role-models for the youth with their outstanding skills, talent, and dedication in their field. Alyssa Valdez and Rachel Daquis join ‘Twin Towers‘ Jaja and Dindin Santiago, UAAP Season 75 MVP Ara Galang, UAAP standout Mika Reyes, and top male volleyball icons Peter Torres and John Vic De Guzman, as the newest barkada family brand ambassadors for PLDT HOME Ultera, the Ultra-Fast LTE with Internet speeds of up to 10 Mbps. Each of them young athletes are superstars in their own right and […]


Iconic headwear New Era opens first store in the Philippines


 American lifestyle brand New Era, makers of iconic headwear for Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and National Football League (NFL) has finally landed in Manila, Philippines with the opening of its first store at the UG Level, Bldg. B in SM Megamall. Now you can purchase your favorite sports licenses caps, no more waiting for balikbayan relatives or for online orders, because it’s already here in the country. New Era caps has wide varieties of designs from popular and legendary NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL teams plus New Era also works with Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, […]


‘Be Like’ Michael Jordan


 Number 23 is my favorite digits, I was born on the 23rd day, and I idolized Michael Jordan who wore the No. 23 Chicago Bulls jersey; even before LeBron embraced that two-digit serial. Maybe, he wanted to be the next Michael Jordan. Maybe, LBJ wanted to Be Like Mike! But as we know it, LBJ couldn’t be. When he told the world (yes, because he was on International TV) that he is the best NBA player (a statement he made before the Cavs lost to the Golden State Warriors on Game 6), I felt ashamed of my NBA t-shirt collection – CAVS 23. […]

Meralco presents One Meralco Sports website

Meralco unveils One Meralco Sports website for fans of Bolts, Sparks, and Power Spikers


 In an event held May 20, 2015 at Meralco Fitness Center, Meralco finally launched the new online portal, Online Meralco Sports website, where the three Meralco Sports Teams, namely Meralco Bolts, Loyola Meralco Sparks, and Meralco Power Spikers, were unified under one banner. Through this new website, you can have the access to Meralco Sports Teams’ latest activities through information brought by different pages – News, Game Scores, Photo and Video Galleries, Player Profiles, Exclusive Interviews, Feature Stories, Club Developments, Academy Updates, Social Responsibility Efforts, Training or Player Challenge Videos, and monthly look-backs. To amp the involvement of the fans in […]


adidas’ Black History Month Collection by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar goes on sale on May 15 at the NBA Store and TriNoma


 adidas and Kareem Abdul-Jabar announced a limited edition Black History Month Collection inspired by the all-time leading scorer and one of the most prominent philanthropists and ambassadors from NBA, Abdul-Jabbar. Each basketball shoe model and specialty packaging features new-to-the-eye sepia tones, inspirational quotes and more details that gives the consumers a vivid journey through four of the most important eras of his historical and record-breaking career. “I was very fortunate to have African-American role models and pioneers I could identify with and learn from as I forged my career in basketball and my personal journey in life,” said Abdul-Jabbar. “Every […]

Join 'Shop, Win and Watch Raffle Promo' by NBA Store.

Shop and win an all expense paid trip to watch 2015 NBA Finals in the US


 Avid NBA supporters have a chance to win (2) all expense paid trip covering round-trip airfare and hotel accommodation to the 2015 NBA finals as NBA Store dribbles for Shop, Win and Watch Raffle Promo How To Join? In order to qualify, one needs to have a single receipt purchase worth of Php 5,000 that would be equivalent to 1 grand prize raffle ticket and 2 raffle tickets for the minor prize category. Being the grand prize winner means witnessing the thrilling NBA Finals on June 2015 with a companion, as included in the earlier mentioned ‘all expense paid trip’. The Grand Prize winner […]


Imperial Festival 2015 ushers the Wooden Goat with A World of Luck at Resorts World Manila


 The Year of the Wooden Goat (also known as the Year of the Wooden Sheep or Ram) takes on the center stage as Resorts World Manila brings Imperial Festival 2015, A World of Luck to everyone. Resorts World Manila (RWM), the country’s pioneering integrated resort, invites everyone to enter A World of Luck starting today and throughout the whole month of February as it offers a chance for everyone to get lucky by bringing good fortune to its loyal patrons. Whether it’s through the real fortune cookie where the lucky winner literally goes home with a cool fortune or one of […]

SANDBOX ALVIERA. SandBox Alviera in Pampanga tops our most searched places.

SandBox Alviera in Pampanga tops our most searched places in 2014


 Merry Christmas! Since 2014 is bound to end and before we welcome 2015 with a big bang, let us share with you some of our not-so-popular top searched terms in our blog during the year. This is our first time to make these lists and we just trimmed it to 5 categories. Hope you’ll enjoy! Top News / Events MH370 Bb. Lungsod ng Batangas 2013 Jollibee TVC with Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legazpi Cinderella at Resorts World Manila Bb. Lungsod ng Batangas 2014 Bb. Pilipinas 2014 EATS at SM Fairview Taters Le Grand 2oth Anniversary Yahoo Celebrity Awards 2014 SM […]


Biggest NBA store outside U.S. opens in the Philippines


 The Biggest NBA Store outside U.S.   That’s right! According to NBA SVP and Managing Director  for Asia & India, Scott Levy, the NBA Store located at Glorietta 3 in Ayala, Makati is by far the biggest NBA store outside United States of America and in Asia. This was confirmed by Levy during the inaugural opening for VIPs and media last night at the 2nd floor of the NBA Store in Makati. The NBA Store Philippines officially opens today, Dec. 6,  to the public. Aside from Scott, also present from last night were NBA Asia, VP, Global Media Distribution & Global […]

AVERY JOHNSON IN RESORTS WORLD MANILA. Johnson (center) holds aSpalding basketball was joined by RWM CEO Stephen Reilly (left) and NBA Philippines Country Manager Carlo Singson for photo ops.

NBA Legend and former Dallas Mavericks head coach Avery Johnson visits Resorts World Manila


 In line with Resorts World Manila‘s 5th Anniversary Give Me 5 celebrations, the integrated premier leisure and entertainment hub in the country welcomed NBA‘s ‘Little General‘, the legendary and former Dallas Mavericks head coach Avery Johnson, to it’s quest to support International sports tourism. A meet and greet was hosted by RWM for the NBA Legend at Passion restaurant last September 13. Avery Johnson was very happy to be here in Manila and was truly amazed of what he saw during this trip to formally announce the NBA and Resorts World Manila’s partnership to provide basketball-crazed Filipino fans with a […]

MASTER GOES TO SPAIN. Master Game Face Goes to Spain promo winners are excited to put their game faces on as they cheer for Gilas Pilipinas in Seville, Spain. (From L-R) Jarvie Ramos (Master Brand Assistant), Master Goes to Spain Winners: Jeiel Guarino, Jerome Christopher Hernandez, Michael Cleofe, Jose Clipper Besin and Andrew Paul Peñaranda and Jonathan Pua (Master Brand Manager).

WATCH: Gilas Pilipinas vs Puerto Rico Fan POV by Master Game Face Goes to Spain


 Master, the no. 1 male face care brand for men, is sending five lucky Filipinos on an 8-day all-expense paid trip to Spain to witness the Gilas Pilipinas national men’s basketball team as they put their oil-free game faces on to battle some of the world’s best basketball teams at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Below is Gilas Pilipinas vs Puerto Rico Fan POV by Master Facial Care. (RELATED: Master Game Face promo winners to watch Gilas Pilipinas live in Spain)   Gilas Pilipinas lost to Puerto Rico with a 77-73 final score on September 3. Team Gilas bounced back for their […]

GILAS VS CROATIA. Screencapped from Skinny Mike's live viewing, image showed a tied score during the 4th quarter.

Gilas Pilipinas earns Filipino fans respect despite losses to Croatia, Greece, and Argentina


 It was two in a row when Gilas Pilipinas lost the game to Croatia and Greece in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.  in a span of two consecutive days. Croatia beat Gilas at 81-78 overtime loss while Greece slammed our Philippine team at 82-70 on Saturday evening and early Monday morning (Manila time), respectively. Despite losing, Gilas Pilipinas still earned the respect of Filipino fans worldwide because of, let’s admit it, the Gilas team showed a very close and thrilling fight against their opponents. Gilas is set to meet Argentina team tonight at 11:30 PM (5:30 PM Seville, Spain time). […]

TEAM KRAMER RULES. Doug Kramer of Team KFC slams DeMAr DeRozan's Team NBA in KFC Fully Loaded Shootout.

PBA’s San Miguel Beermen player Doug Kramer meets NBA All-Star Toronto Raptors forward DeMar DeRozan in KFC Fully Loaded Shootout


 It was a battle between two towers and KFC, in partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), brought PBA player Doug Kramer of San Miguel Beermen and NBA All-Star Toronto Raptors forward DeMar DeRozan for the KFC Fully Loaded Shootout #NBA3XPH held at the KFC, SM Mall of Asia last Friday afternoon. Also, fans  were treated to this one-of-a-kind basketball experience where they got the chance to meet and greet the two basketball stars while they got the chance to play alongside the 4-round #KFCFullyLoadedShootout basketball match. The KFC Fully Loaded Shootout had two teams, Team KFC and Team NBA. Each […]


Mazda supports UAAP Season 77


 Just in time as Mazda Philippines introduced the All-New Mazda3 SKYACTIV, the premium Japanese brand that intends to extend the brand further by partnering and supporting UAAP Season 77 this July. Mazda Philippines is the major sponsor for on-air coverage, together with ABS-CBN Sports News, for this year’s UAAP. UAAP is a collegiate basketball tournament where a lot of people are fond of, and that’s the nature of Pinoys when it comes to basketball. Thus the image of the vehicles of Mazda as sporty is well in fact one of the reason why Mazda Philippines jump into this partnership. And what’s more exciting with […]

MASTER GAME FACE CHALLENGE 2014. Vote for The Ultimate All-Star Face Off Master Game Face Challenge 2014.

Master announced the launch of an online app for basketball fans to vote for The Ultimate All-Star Face Off Master Game Face Challenge 2014


 Master, the country’s leading men’s skin care and face care brand, launched the Master Game Face All-Star Basketball Challenge 2014 where they introduced the all-star team of two basketball superstars of this generation – Chris Tiu and Marc Pingris. The launch was held at the Treston Int’l College Gym in Bonifacio Global City last April 24, 2014. The game, which features stand-outs from the collegiate leagues (UAAP and NCAA), top players from the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) and the Gilas National Team, will surely be an exciting match. Under the helm of former Ateneo Blue Eagles and SEA Games team captain and […]

MASTER GAME FACE CHRIS. Chris Tiu to challenge his Master Game Face All-Star Basketball Challenge 2014 members to play hard.

Former Ateneo Blue Eagles team captain Chris Tiu reveals personal rival history with Marc Pingris and he wants to settle the score!


 During the launching of The Ultimate All-Star Face Off Master Game Face Challenge 2014 held at Treston Int’l. College Gym in Taguig, we asked former Ateneo Blue Eagles and SEA Games team captain and current Rain or Shine player Chris Tiu and current Gilas Pilipinas player and PBA defensive play legend Marc Pingris of what they think of their first-five team members and what they’re going to do to outdo their rivals. Chris said to us, “My challenge for my team members is to go hard to win the game. To try to win the game because Marc and I have a personal history and I need […]

MASTER GAME FACE MARC THANKFUL. Marc Pringis forever thanked his first endorsement.

Big guy Marc Pingris forever thankful for his first endorsement and you’ll never guessed what he said next!


 San Mig Super Coffee Mixers forward-center Marc Pingris, towering at 6’5″ tall, forever thanked Master, the country’s leading men’s skin care and face brand, for his first-ever endorsement during the launching of The Ultimate All-Star Face Off Master Game Face Challenge 2014 held at Treston Int’l. College Gym in Taguig. His humbling emotion is a revelation and that puts him to the categories of big guys that are soft-hearted. Marc battles it out with another Master’s Ambassador Chris Tiu for the Master Game Face Challenge 2014 to be held on June 21 at the Araneta Center in Cubao. Under the helm of former Ateneo Blue […]

UNTV CUP SEASON 2. UNTV CUP Season 2 live at SMART Araneta tonight.

UNTV CUP Season 2 live at SMART Araneta tonight


 The UNTV CUP Season 2 happens tonight with promising teams to root for the exciting games happening at the SMART Araneta Coliseum. Basketball legend and the cup’s commissioner Atoy ‘Fortune Cookie’ Co is looking forward to a fun and great basketball event tonight. For the teams playing, he mentioned during the press conference that Team MMDA has the most advantage inside the hard-court based on their tune-up games and choice of PBA reinforcement. The rest, Co said, must deliver more power to tonight’s game. His advise to all the teams is for them to prepare physically and mentally and to […]