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Chito Salud resigns as PBA President

PBA Logo

Chito Salud has resigned as PBA President and will remain only until end of 2015.

Read Chito Salud Official Statement

Quinahan Suspended, Ibanes and Ganuelas-Rosser Fined by the PBA

JR Quinahan was fined P50,000 and suspended for 1 game, P40,000 for throwing the ball at the face of Matt Ganuelas-Rosser and P10,000 for his fighting stance against Ivan Johnson. Jireh Ibanes and Matt Ganuelas-Rosser were fined P40,000 each for holding, grabbing, shoving and pushing each other.

Watch Video of Fight that happened in Game 4

Candidates for PBA Commissioner includes Vince Hizon, Danny Siegle out

Danny Siegle

Former PBA Player Vince Hizon and current Talk N Text player Danny Siegle is included in the list of possible PBA Commissioners who will succeed current PBA Commissioner Chito Salud.

Talk N Text retires Jersey #3 of Jimmy Alapag

Jimmy Alapag and Asi Taulava

At halftime of the 2015 PBA All-Star Game, the PBA had a retirement ceremony for Jimmy Alapag where Talk N Text retired Jersey #3 of the Mighty Mouse.

Jimmy Alapag became emotional while giving his retirement speech. Commissioner Chito Salud, Coach Chot Reyes, LJ Moreno Alapag and Asi Taulava also made their speeches.

Jimmy Alapag to play last game in 2015 PBA All-Star Game


Jimmy Alapag will play for one last time in the 2015 PBA All-Star Game to be held in Palawan. Although Jimmy Alapag retired already, PBA Commissioner Chito Salud has named him as the 13th Player for the South All-Stars.

You can still vote for your favorite PBA All-Stars. Read more at 2015 PBA All-Star Voting

SBP starts search for next Gilas Pilipinas Head Coach


The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP created a search and screening committee for the next Gilas Pilipinas Head Coach composed of the following representatives from SBP, PBA and PBA D-League:
-SBP vice chairman Ricky Vargas
-PBA commissioner Chito Salud
-PBA chairman Patrick Gregorio

PBA Draft Lottery Video and Statement by PBA Commissioner

Watch the video of the PBA Draft Lottery last July 1, 2014 by PBA Commissioner Chito Salud. GlobalPort won the lottery and will have the No. 1 Pick in the upcoming PBA Draft.

Statement of PBA Commissioner Chito Salud
I have seen the video of the Draft Lottery I recently conducted. I can now also see and understand why people have expressed concerns, some even doubts. This is an entirely avoidable issue and I apologize to our fans, our teams and coaches for the distraction it has caused.

Marc Pingris suspended 2 games and fined P60,000


There was a fighting incident at the San Mig Coffee Mixers vs Globalport Batang Pier game between Marc Pingris of San Mig Coffee and Kelly Nabong of Globalport, and also with Joe Devance and Marvin Hayes.

Marc Pingris vs Kelly Nabong fight by InterAKTV

3 of those involved got a suspension and all were fined by the Office of the Commissioner. Pingris and Nabong both with a 2 game suspension and P60,000 fine.

Here’s the official statement by PBA Commissioner Chito Salud