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TNT KaTropa is in a good position to hold a huge advantage over the Grand Slam-seeking Beermen.

The Tropang Texters are eyeing a commanding 2-0 lead over San Miguel Beer in the continuation of their best-of-seven titular tilt in the finals of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup.

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Allen Durham is headed back for another journey  for Meralco, hoping to complete the unfinished business he had last year when the Bolts came short of winning their first league championship.

Last year’s Best Import is arriving in the country on July 4, at least two weeks before the final conference of the season kicks off.

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THE TNT KaTropa wrested the early lead in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals with the San Miguel Beermen, taking Game One, 104-102, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Bucking an early breakaway by the Beermen, the KaTropa charged back and took the fight to their opponents and succeeded, with hurting import Joshua Smith taking the hero’s role, to move a step forward toward the title of the PBA’s midseason tournament.

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THE long time-coming reengagement in the finals of the San Miguel Beermen and TNT KaTropa begins today with Game One of their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

With tip-off set for 7 p.m., the finals encounter marks the first time in six years that the two storied franchises will be facing each other for a PBA championship.

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WHILE the San Miguel Beermen and TNT KaTropa facing in the finals of a Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) tournament after six years has some “oddness” to it, still there is no denying that the two deserve to face in the championship of the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup and should be counted on to give an exciting series, one local basketball analyst said.

Set to begin tomorrow at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, the Beermen and KaTropa reengage in the finals since the 2011 Governors’ Cup with all arrows pointing to a competitive series considering how both teams made their way to the “Big Dance.”

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