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Alaska head coach Alex Compton (left) and Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero (MB photo | Rio Leonelle Deluvio)

PBA: Compton, Victolero put friendship on hold

by Jonas Terrado Magnolia's Chito Victolero and Alaska's Alex Compton will set aside their friendship that began 20 years ago when they seek their first…

Gilas Pilipinas players huddle up with coach Yeng Guiao at the Meralco Gym (Brian Yalung photo)

Gilas experimentations

by Jonas Terrado Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao could possibly field players from Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Magnolia when the national team concludes its…

Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao, center, gives instructions to members of the Gilas Pilipinas pool on the first day of practice Monday evening at the Meralco gym in Quezon City. (photo by Brian Yalung)

FIBA WC: Gilas falls to Jordan in first tune-up

by Ernest Hernandez A late run fell short as Gilas Pilipinas dropped its first tune-up game against Jordan, 92-98, at the Meralco Gym Monday night.…

Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson, left, Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee, center, and Heat center Hassan Whiteside. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Miami’s Josh Richardson fined for shoe toss

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Richardson's shoe toss was predictably costly. The NBA fined the Miami Heat guard $25,000 on Monday, one day after he threw…

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) steals the ball from Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13). (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

NBA Roundup: Walker sizzles anew for Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat…