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Zach LaVine agrees to sign a $215M extension with Bulls

The Chicago Bulls and twice All-Star Zach LaVine on Friday agreed to a $215 million max contract extension, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported. LaVine will earn approximately $43M per year on his new deal. The two-time All-Star emerged as one of the NBA's best scorers while leading the Bulls to its first playoff appe ...

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GDM | 7 hours ago

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Jazz trades Rudy Gobert to Timberwolves

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Utah Jazz traded Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday (Saturday, Manila time). The Wolves will send Patrick Beverley, Malik Beasley, Walker Kessler, Jarred Vanderbilt, Leandro Bolmaro, and multiple first-round. Utah will acquire unprotected picks in 2023, 2025, and 2 ...

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GDM | 11 hours ago

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Falling short of goal in Taiwan, Heading moves to Japan

After a productive campaign in Taiwan, former Gilas Pilipinas cadet Jordan Heading is taking his talents to Japan. The Filipino-Aussie playmaker has signed with Nagasaki Velca, a Division II club in the Japanese B.League. "I'm really happy that I and my family can be part of the Velca family," he said in a state ...

GDM | 1 day ago

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Obiena finishes sixth in Stockholm Diamond League

EJ Obiena missed the podium in Stockholm Diamond League held on Thursday (Friday morning, Manila time), as he finished sixth in the competition. Obiena, who clinched gold in the recently-concluded Sweden tiff, only cleared the 5.73m bar. After clearing 5.92m earlier this week, Obiena failed to jump pass 5.83m in three attempt ...

GDM | 1 day ago

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Eala, Spanish pal make W25 ITF semifinal

Just a week removed from a botched W60 single’s bid, Alex Eala inched closer to a doubles crown on Wednesday night after punching a ticket to the semifinal of the W25 Open Generali Ciudad del Palma de Rio in Spain. Eala and her former opponent Marina Bassols Ribera took a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Marta Espinas of Spain and A ...

GDM | 2 days ago

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Jamie Malonzo eligible to play in FIBA tournaments as local

Great news for Gilas fans! Jamie Malonzo has been officially recognized by FIBA as a local. The NorthPort forward learned his eligibility status through Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes during the East Asia Super League inaugural grouping ceremony on Tuesday. "Honestly for me, it's like a dream come tr ...

GDM | 2 days ago

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Huey set for Wimbledon return

Treat Huey, easily the Philippines’ finest netter, is set to see action in Wimbledon for the first time in half a decade when he plunges in the men’s doubles action this Thursday (Manila time). Now 36, Huey is teaming up with Croatian Franko Franko Škugor against the Portuguese tandem of Francisco Cabral and Nuno Bor ...

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GDM | 3 days ago

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Artest still hopeful Fil-Am son Jeron gets Gilas call-up

NBA champion and former Laker star Metta Sandiford-Artest is hoping that his son Jeron could still don the Gilas red-white-and-blue. “My son is half-Filipino,” he told reporters during Tuesday’s draw ceremony of the East Asia League where he is the ambassador.  “Hopefully one day he can play for t ...

GDM | 3 days ago

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Westbrook exercises $47.1-M player option to stay with Lakers

Russell Westbrook will exercise his $47.1 million player option to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2022-2023 season, ESPN and The Athletic reported Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). Westbrook is entering the final year of his five-year contract worth $206 million. The 33-year old had a choice to opt-in his contract, ...

GDM | 3 days ago

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EJ Obiena posts season-best in Sweden to win gold

Not even COVID-19 could stop EJ Obiena's momentum. The Filipino pole vaulter registered his season-best clearance to rule the Taby Stavhoppsgala in Sweden on Tuesday, June 28 (Wednesday, June 29, Manila time). Obiena cleared 5.92 meters for the gold medal, beating 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics gold medalist Thiago Braz of ...

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GDM | 3 days ago