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LEAGUE-LEADING teams Meralco Bolts and Star Hotshots take on each other today with an eye on taking solo top spot in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup and moving a step closer to claiming a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals.

Sporting identical 7-2 records entering the contest, the Bolts and Hotshots headline the scheduled double-header today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum at 7 p.m. in a game that could reap huge dividends with regard to securing the all-important incentive in the next round of the mid-season PBA tournament.

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AS EXPECTED, the Philippine men’s basketball team breezed past the competition in the just-concluded 2017 Southeast Asian Basketball Men’s Championship (SEABA). Dominating was Gilas Pilipinas that it defeated its regional opponents by an average margin of 59 points in the weeklong event.

But while Gilas had it “easy” in said tournament, the SEABA nonetheless provided ample lessons for the national team which it hopes to arm itself with as it takes on bigger challenges ahead.

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BACK on track.

SAN Miguel Beer reclaimed sole possession of first place as it bounced back with a cruising 114-108 beatdown of dysfunctional NLEX to boost its bid further in the resumption of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup last night at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.

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THE Philippines once again punctuated its standing as king of Southeast Asian basketball as Gilas Pilipinas topped the 2017 SEABA Men’s Championship by beating Indonesia, 97-64, in the de facto finals last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

A battle of unbeaten teams in the marquee regional basketball tournament, the Philippines stamped its class on an Indonesian side which created waves during the week-long tournament.

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THE unstoppable machine that is Gilas Pilipinas churned out another easy win in the Southeast Asian Basketball (SEABA) Men’s Championship last night, casting aside Vietnam, 107-52.

The win was the fifth in as many games for the Philippine men’s basketball team and kept it on track of winning the regional title with one more day of competition left.

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