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[blockquote author=”Levi Verora, RAPPLER” pull=”normal”]While Gilas does not boast a talent-rich squad or players who fill the stat sheets and cop and handful of individual distinctions, their success is traced to having the cagers who perfectly fit head coach Chot Reyes’ system. Cone, who has been in the PBA for more than two decades now, believes this team is not the most talented but it is the best. Read more.[/blockquote]
[blockquote author=”Jude Roque, YAHOO! SPORTS PH” pull=”normal”]Parks is expected to suit up with the NLEX Road Warriors against the Café France Bakers later today in their PBA D-League match-up. “I’m going to the US in the end of April to try out in the NBA. I’m going to join the NBA Draft,” said the 6’4” guard from Memphis, Tennessee. He joined the Road Warriors’ practice on April 4 and looked sharp during a tune-up game with San Beda’s Team B. Read more.[/blockquote]
[blockquote author=”RAPPLER” pull=”normal”]A total of 43 squads – 21 in the seniors, 10 in the women’s and 12 in the juniors division – shall showcase their wares in this year’s edition of the Filoil cage wars. Among those participating are CESAFI champions University of Visayas, NAASCU champions Centro Escolar University, University of San Carlos, Holy Trinity University (General Santos City), and St. Clare College. Read more.[/blockquote]
Welcome to the PBA KIA, NLEX and Ever Bilena!
— PBA (@pbaconnect) April 10, 2014
[blockquote author=”GMA NEWS” pull=”normal”]”This is a momentous event for the PBA. Three expansion teams coming in for our 40th season, nothing can be more exciting than that,” said PBA Commissioner Chito Salud. “They [the teams] have been informally, verbally informed of their acceptance. Formal acceptance will be given within the week.” Read more.[/blockquote]
[blockquote author=”GMA NEWS” pull=”normal”]On Friday, the PBA announced that they would be open to looking at revising these concessions for the new teams, most likely decreasing the amount of players the existing PBA franchises can “protect” in the expansion draft from 14 to a lower number like 12 or 10. However, in addition to these unprotected players, the league also said on Thursday that undrafted free agents and other free agents will also be making up the expansion draft pool. That opens the door to a host players currently playing in the D-League and other environs, as well as practice team players. Read more.[/blockquote]
Maine Pinera, Neil Yatco
Photos credits to Rappler and InterAksyon.