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Ginebra nears title, holds off Meralco in Game 5

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel withstood a late Meralco charge to win, 92-81, and seize a 3-2 lead in the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals Sunday night before a boisterous crowd at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Justin Brownlee came up big with 29 points and 10 rebounds two nights after a subpar …

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Ginebra needs to get back defensive identity, says Mercado

Sol Mercado took responsibility for his foul-ridden performance in Ginebra’s Game 3 loss last Wednesday. The veteran guard said him fouling out was out of his own recklessness and not Allen Durham figuring out a way to neutralize him. “I had one foul on him,” he said. “Two fouls were on …

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Beermen squeak past Gin Kings to even semis series

San Miguel Beer wavered yet again in the face of a searing Barangay Ginebra fightback but recovered and survived this time. June Mar Fajardo and Elijah Millsap made the big difference as the Beermen got back at the Gin Kings, 95-92, in Game Two of their PBA Governors Cup best-of-five …

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Tenorio doesn’t mind going scoreless as long as Ginebra wins

LA Tenorio isn’t losing sleep for his scoreless performance against San Miguel on Monday. “Mukha ba akong concerned?” Tenorio said smiling. “Hindi naman ako concerned. It’s not about me, it’s not about our import. it’s about the team.” Following his 32-point performance in Ginebra’s quarterfinal tiff against Alaska, Tenorio went …

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Fajardo leads MVP race; Newsome, Rosario in close ROY contest

June Mar Fajardo is poised to snare his third straight MVP award as he leads the statistical race through the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals. Winning the Best Player of the Conference in the Philippine Cup, the San Miguel big man is way ahead of the pack, averaging 39.5 statistical …

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Aces, Beermen clash one last time in Game 7

After a four-day breather, Alaska and San Miguel Beer clash for one last time in a Game 7 like no other where the winner claims a special place in PBA history. For either team in this particular championship series, a loss would be too much to bear. A sellout crowd …

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Aces think Beermen even more dangerous sans Fajardo

While most teams would prefer to play San Miguel Beer without June Mar Fajardo, Alaska would rather have it the other way around when the Aces and the Beermen begin their 2016 Philippine Cup Finals series on Sunday. Alaska saw a glimpse of the kind of San Miguel it could …

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Ginebra will be back stronger, says Cone

With his first conference in Ginebra ending in a quarterfinals exit, coach Tim Cone vowed the league’s crowd darlings will come back stronger. In the aftermath of the Gin Kings’ 84-83 overtime loss against GlobalPort in the second phase of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals, the two-time …

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The 10 Most Surprising Things and Happenings in the PBA

Christmas is on the air and on this holiday season, a lot of surprises usually happens in our life. Some surprises are good. Some surprises are bad. In the ongoing 2015-2016 All-Filipino Cup, we have both. So, here is my list of the top 10 things and happenings that astonished …

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