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AFTER a few years, Star once again tasted a share of a tournament lead.

The Hotshots remained in the zone, steamrolling ailing Mahindra, 97-83, with ease for their fourth straight win to gain a share of the lead in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Using a balanced attack, Star fired from all cylinders en route to the easy victory.

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Moving up to 4-0 in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup might have come with a cost for Meralco.

Cliff Hodge suffered an apparent calf injury late in the Bolts’ 89-83 victory over Rain or Shine on Wednesday, and coach Norman Black is wishing that the injury won’t be anything grave.

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SOLO leadership will be up for grabs as co-league leaders Rain or Shine and Meralco dispute first place in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup.

Both enjoying early success, the Elasto Painters and the Bolts, both sitting at the top with 3-0 starts, go there separate ways when they meet at 7 p.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

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Veteran Jay Washington drained a pair of critical three-pointers down the stretch as Rain or Shine came through in the clutch to withstand a stiff challenge from Blackwater, taking a tough 95-88 victory to regain a share of tournament lead in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup yesterday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.

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