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THE San Miguel Beermen play their penultimate Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup elimination-round assignment today with an eye on coming out triumphant to keep in step with the league leaders.

Taking on the already-eliminated Blackwater Elite in the 4:15 p.m. opener at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City, the Beermen (7-2), currently third running as the classification phase nears the finish line, look to sweep their remaining games to stay in the hunt for a top-two finish and the twice-to-beat advantage that goes with it in the quarterfinals.

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FIRST time.

Jericho Cruz earned his first Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week award following his heads-up play in Rain or Shine’s come-from-behind 118-112 win over Barangay Ginebra last week.

Cruz fired 11 of his 19 points in the final period in a dominant offensive display to underscore his status as one of the league’s fastest rising gunners.

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STILL alive.

Terrence Romeo delivered in the clutch to save GlobalPort, allowing the Batang Pier to edge Rain or Shine, 107-101, in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup yesterday at the Alonte Sports Arena in Binan, Laguna.

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THE Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup goes on the road today with a twin bill set at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna.

Opening the festivities in the PBA south-of-Manila offering at 4:15 p.m. are GlobalPort Batang Pier and Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, two teams coming off wins in their previous assignments and are looking to build on their respective quarterfinal push.

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ACTION further intensifies in the homestretch of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup with two critical games featuring teams with different standings.

After getting back on track right away in its last game, Barangay Ginebra (6-2) now aims to grab solo second place as it is resumes its campaign against Blackwater (2-7), a team battling for survival, at 7 p.m., as the action shifts to Laguna at the Alonte Sports Arena.

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