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By admin / July 16, 2018

SMB on the verge of sweeping Alaska

Big men Renaldo Balkman and June Mar Fajardo and the backcourt pair of Alex Cabagnot and Chris Ross delivered the...

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By admin / July 16, 2018

Gin expects heavy resistance from ROS

The Kings expect an even bigger threat from the Elasto Painters Tuesday when they tangle anew in Game 2 of...

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By admin / July 16, 2018

Ginebra dominates Rain or Shine

The pair of Justin Brownlee and Jeff Chan led a balanced offensive by the Kings which was most evident in...

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By admin / July 14, 2018

SMB draw first blood in semis

SMB coach Leo Austria practically rotated only eight men who all responded with heads-up performances as they tore apart an...

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By admin / July 9, 2018

SMB rally from 23-point deficit to defeat TNT

Refusing to be daunted by an early 23-point deficit, the Beermen grittily came charging back to beat the TNT KaTropa...

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By admin / July 9, 2018

Ginebra a win away from semi-finals

The Kings overcame a defensive struggle and made it six in a row in a continued run after their woeful...

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By admin / July 9, 2018

Magnolia coach says duel with Alaska will be tough

It's the duel between the second seed and the seventh seed, with the higher-ranked squad taking its first of two...

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By admin / July 9, 2018

ROS eyes to semi-finals

By virtue of topping the elims, Rain or Shine needs only to win once over eighth-ranked GlobalPort to make it...

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By admin / July 9, 2018

Manuel leads BPC derby

Manuel, showing MVP form at 31 years old, was the top local performer in the one-round-robin elims, coming through with...

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By admin / July 8, 2018

Ginebra and Meralco renew rivalry

The Kings reigned in each of their two championship duels with Justin Brownlee up against Allen Durham. Arinze Onuaku, a...

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By admin / June 28, 2018

Gilas looks to conquer Taipei

Coach Chot Reyes said the Nationals must be at their utmost best as he anticipates a tough challenge against the...

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By admin / June 27, 2018

Chan confident long break will help him regain his rhythm

Chan revealed it was already on his second game with the Kings when Cone approached him and asked the team's...

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By admin / June 25, 2018

Loss to Ginebra infuriates Alaska

The Aces suffered a jolting defeat in the PBA Commissioner's Cup via a 105-86 blowout that left Compton trying to...

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By admin / June 25, 2018

Black says Meralco paid dearly for missing one too many free throws

The Bolts muffed eight consecutive charities bridging the fourth quarter and overtime period, that enabled the Elasto Painters to secure...

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By admin / June 23, 2018

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By admin / June 21, 2018

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By admin / June 18, 2018

Brownlee, Tenorio combine for 57 points

Solid in their 93-85 drubbing of the Road Warriors in their Petron Blaze road game in Legaspi City on June...

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By admin / June 18, 2018

Meralco halts Alaska’s 7-game win streak

The Bolts went on a third quarter tear behind the trio of Chris Newsome, Jared Dillinger, and import Arinze Onuaku...

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By admin / June 17, 2018

Beermen taking their best basketball into the playoffs

Ross played a key role in helping the Beermen overcame a determined stand by TNT in the fourth quarter of...

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By admin / June 17, 2018

Loss to San Miguel will make TNT a better team

The KaTropa ended a difficult week with a 99-94 loss to the Beermen, their second straight after a 111-89 setback...

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By admin / June 17, 2018

Jeff Chan on Phoenix’s latest defeat

Chan made six triples in the first two quarters that saw the Fuel Masters take a 19-point lead at one...

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By admin / June 17, 2018

When the game is on the line, who you gonna call? James Yap

The two-time Most Valuable Player scored eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, including six straight during the...

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By admin / June 13, 2018

Beermen still on track for a grand slam

Renaldo Balkman never lost hope on a possible PBA comeback even after he was meted with a lifetime ban. And...

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By admin / June 13, 2018

Pringle’s winning attitude pays off

Pringle had plenty to do with their fourth win as his hustle plays and cat-quick moves allowed the Batang Pier...

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By admin / June 13, 2018

Austria has reason to worry as San Miguel battles GlobalPort

Following a three-game winning run, the Beermen's immediate goal remains the same. But their sights have now started to stray...

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By admin / June 13, 2018

TNT determined to bolster drive

Before taking a 12-day break to give way to Rosario and Pogoy's participation with Team Phl in the 2018 FIBA...

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By admin / June 5, 2018

TNT secures playoff berth

Jericho Cruz, Jayson Castro and RR Pogoy also came through with fine jobs as the Texters withstood the Road Warriors'...

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By admin / June 5, 2018

Fajardo takes charge

The PBA's most dominant force averaged 16.5 points, 16 rebounds, 3.0 assists 1.5 blocks to help SMB beat Phoenix, 106-94,...

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By admin / June 3, 2018

Banchero pays tribute to late friend with a big game

Banchero had 19 points, five rebounds and five assists to help the Aces produce a 109-103 victory in a fitting...

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By admin / June 3, 2018

Rain or Shine survives Magnolia

Reggie Johnson, Raymond Almazan, Gabe Norwood and Chris Tiu led the way as they withstood the Hotshots in this Petron...

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By admin / June 2, 2018

TNT dismantles Columbian Dyip

Troy Rosario scored 10 of his 21 points in the opening period as TNT shot 66 percent from the floor...

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By admin / June 2, 2018

Bolts withstand Brownlee’s triple-double

Arinze Onuaku delivered 24 points and 23 rebounds in a double-double game complemented well by Chris Newsome, Jared Dillinger and...

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By admin / June 2, 2018

Crucial games lined up for Phoenix

The Fuel Masters dropped to 3-3 this conference after squandering a 12-point halftime lead in a 106-94 defeat to the...

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By admin / June 2, 2018

Alaska winning streak at stake

The Aces (4-1) face the Batang Pier in the curtain raiser of the Petron Saturday Special at 4:30 p.m., hoping...

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By admin / May 28, 2018

PBA All Star: The fans are big winners

Packing venues and delighting fans, there was no stoppage to the joy the country's premier basketball league delivered in its...

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By admin / May 27, 2018

Yap reveals secret in winning 3-point shootout contest

The 36-year-old Yap first won the prestigious event in 2009 when his closest pursuers Stanley Pringle and Terrence Romeo were...

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By admin / May 25, 2018

SMART All Stars sink Luzon All Stars

The TNT star was blistering hot in the first half as 26 of his 48 points came in the first...

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By admin / May 19, 2018

Manuel scores with no time left as Alaska jolts SMB

Vic Manuel slipped past his defenders and knocked in the game-winning shot at the buzzer as Alaska Milk added to...

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By admin / May 13, 2018

Almazan delivers when it mattered

Raymond Almazan stole the thunder in the end. Almazan endured battles with Fajardo, Standhardinger and Arwind Santos, and seized the...

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By admin / May 13, 2018

Manuel, Campbell wreck havoc on KaTropa

Manuel came off the bench to score a new career-high 29 points, way above his 26.5 average the last two...

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By admin / May 13, 2018

Famous not giving up on Blackwater

The Elite's struggles continued in Binan as they allowed Ginebra to unleash a fiery start before absorbing a 105-91 defeat...

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By admin / May 13, 2018

Gregzilla’s return marks the start of something big for Ginebra

Ginebra hopes big things will finally come the Kings' way after finally puncturing the PBA Commissioner's Cup win column. And...

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By admin / May 13, 2018

Onuaku is perfect fit for Meralco

Onuaku scored just 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting but heaped praises from Black for the intangibles he provided in helping...

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By admin / May 10, 2018

Newsome propel Meralco past San Miguel

Meralco came out well prepared against the reigning all-Filipino four-peat champ San Miguel Beer, fashioning out a morale-boosting 93-85 victory...

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By admin / May 10, 2018

Columbian learns lesson from disappointing loss to Alaska

Columbian just stressed the ages-old mantra by pulling off a 104-96 win over erstwhile unbeaten Rain or Shine Wednesday in...

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By admin / May 8, 2018

All eyes on Standhardinger

Christian Standhardinger finally struts his stuff in the local pro league as San Miguel Beer starts chase of a possible...

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By admin / May 7, 2018

TNT KaTropa sink Ginebra for third straight win

Jayson Castro continued to thrive on off-the-bench role, pouring in 27 points, including two treys in a crucial run in...

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By admin / May 7, 2018

Phoenix turns back Magnolia, thanks to Matthew Wright’s late trey

Matthew Wright, James White and skipper Willie Wilson stood at the forefront of a fierce fightback that natted the Fuel...

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By admin / April 29, 2018

Alaska hand Blackwater its third straight loss

ALASKA would not be the first team Blackwater would beat with a fightback. Vic Manuel made sure of that. Manuel...

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By admin / April 29, 2018

SBP names FIBA 3X3 World Cup

San Miguel Beer rookie Christian Standhardinger, GlobalPort flashy guard Stanley Pringle and TNT KaTropa players Troy Rosario and RR Pogoy...

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By admin / April 28, 2018

TnT leans on 3rd quarter rampage to outRun Phoenix

Troy Rosario and Terrence Romeo sparked that offensive outburst by connecting a three-pointer each in a 16-6 run to turn...

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By admin / April 28, 2018

Aiken steps up to lead Columbian Dyip

Playing with effort, energy and intensity missing in their game last conference, the Columbian quintet clobbered an NLEX side that,...

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By admin / April 28, 2018

Ginebra expects tough, physical matchup vs. Rain or Shine

The Gin Kings swept the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in three meetings in the last PBA Philippine Cup -...

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By admin / April 25, 2018

Meralco dismantle Columbian Dyip

Onuaku still finished with game-highs of 30 points and 19 rebounds in leading the Bolts' charge to a 116-103 victory...

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By admin / April 25, 2018

White delivers statement game as Phoenix repels Blackwater

The Fuel Masters actually squandered a huge 22-point lead but survived largely behind the courage and fortitude shown by White...

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By admin / April 23, 2018

Columbian Dyip torch Blackwater

Acquired from free agency after being released by original team Rain or Shine at the end of the last Philippine...

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By admin / April 23, 2018

Texters overcome Batang Pier in emotional, physical face-off

Romeo struggled with a bad shooting most of the game but had his clutch shots in TNT KaTropa's fourth-quarter rampage...

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By admin / April 5, 2018

SMB ready to party

San Miguel Beer seeks to match the Crispa Redmanizers' four straight all-Filipino championships in the early years of the league...

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By admin / April 5, 2018

Santos can’t wait to celebrate

The Beermen moved on the verge of extending their Philippine Cup reign when Santos made up for missing an open...

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By admin / April 4, 2018

Fajardo bags 6th BPC award

Fajardo's crowning glory came just before Game 4 of the best-of-seven Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. National Sales Heads...

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By admin / April 1, 2018

Beermen make it look easy in Game 3

That best demonstrated the energy and intensity the San Miguel Beermen brought in from a six-day breather. And it came...

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By admin / April 1, 2018

Ban on Balkman lifted

The Philippine Basketball Association has lifted its lifetime ban on Renaldo Balkman. PBA commissioner Willie Marcial gave Balkman a reprieve,...

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By admin / March 31, 2018

Beermen, Hotshots return to ‘war’

Recharged and refreshed by a six-day break, the Beermen and the Hotshots finally return into action, resuming their PBA Philippine...

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By admin / March 26, 2018

SMB evens series

There's simply no stopping the Beermen this time after they yielded Game One, 103-105, on an endgame meltdown. With their...

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By admin / March 23, 2018

Magnolia stun San Miguel

The Hotshots hit a good rhythm at the start of the fourth quarter and sustained the momentum to the finish...

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By admin / March 20, 2018

Barroca encourages Hotshots not to waste opportunity to win another title

The Hotshots finished off the Road Warriors with a 96-89 win in Tuesday's sixth game of their semis series at...

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By admin / March 18, 2018

Tim Cone blames self for Ginebra’s early exit

The Kings blew a 12-point first half lead and saw their fourth quarter rally go to waste when Alex Cabagnot...

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By admin / March 17, 2018

SMB marches to Finals

Foiled in their grand slam bid the last time, the Beermen are on track for another special feat, gunning for...

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By admin / March 17, 2018

Alas believes hunger for first championship will make a difference for NLEX

The Road Warriors leveled the semis duel at 2-2 courtesy of a 91-79 win over the Hotshots that saw not...

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By admin / March 16, 2018

Playoff experience big advantage for Magnolia

At least, that's what Hotshots coach Chito Victolero believes should help tide his team over the NLEX Road Warriors when...

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By admin / March 16, 2018

SMB zeroes in on Finals

The Beermen dished out a proud performance in a match getting together PBA icons Robert Jaworski and Mon Fernandez in...

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By admin / March 14, 2018

Brgy. Ginebra proves it can win without Slaughter

On Tuesday night, the Kings finally reigned over the San Miguel Beermen, largely behind the exploits of Japeth Aguilar, LA...

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By admin / March 14, 2018

Guiao says Game 2 loss good for NLEX

"In a way, it's good because it releases some of the pressure (off us)," said the grizzled tactician, referring to...

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By admin / March 13, 2018

Hotshots finds inspiration in injured teammates Pingris

Paul Lee and Ian Sangalang came out firing from the get-go and got the Hotshots on the attack mode right...

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By admin / March 12, 2018

Lassiter steps up at the right time

Lassiter's back-to-back hot-shooting performances earned him the PBA Press Corps Player of the Week for the period of March 6-11....

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By admin / March 11, 2018

San Miguel steals Game 2

June Mar Fajardo delivered another huge double-double game while Arwind Santos and Marcio Lassiter came through big time in the...

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By admin / March 10, 2018

NLEX takes series opener

Ravena hit his average with 16 points, but his dish to Alex Mallari for the go-ahead three-pointer and his steal...

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By admin / March 9, 2018

SMB cruises past Ginebra

The Beermen imposed themselves on the Gin Kings with their superior firepower and pulled off a convincing 102-90 win for...

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By admin / March 9, 2018

Slaughter remains doubtful starter

Both sides anticipate a heck of a series, knowing well each of them are raring to come out to beat...

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By admin / March 9, 2018

Ravena-Alas tandem working wonders

The "K and K tandem" of Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao raved about during the...

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By admin / March 9, 2018

Michael Miranda now keys NLEX’s first PBA semis

Miranda scored only 12 points in the entirety of last season's PBA Philippine Cup back when he was still with...

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By admin / March 7, 2018

Ginebra advances to semi-finals

JAPETH Aguilar was foremost among the Barangay Ginebra players who dispelled coach Tim Cone's worries, scoring a personal conference-high 27...

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By admin / March 7, 2018

NLEX reaches semi-finals

Coach Yeng Guiao labeled as "a ridiculous luck" his NLEX team keeping a perfect run versus Alaska Milk. Luck or...

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By admin / March 6, 2018

Fajardo tallies 35 points, 11 rebounds as San Miguel claims first semi-final sea

The reigning four-time MVP scored 35 points on top of 11 rebounds in powering San Miguel Beer over TNT, 106-93,...

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By admin / March 5, 2018

Austria says KaTropa peaking at right time, cautions Beermen against complacency

"Kung gusto mong manalo, dadaan ka muna sa kanila," said the 26-year-old. The No. 2 pick overall by Mahindra in...

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By admin / March 5, 2018

Marquee backcourt matchups draw attention as Magnolia seek passage into Final Four in duel vs GlobalPort

The Hotshots and the Batang Pier slug it out in a PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals face-off showcasing marquee backcourt matchups....

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By admin / March 5, 2018

Kings repeat over E-Painters, close in on Final 4

The Gin Kings, the playoffs No. 4 seed, unleashed a crucial 12-0 run from a slim 70-69 lead and held...

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