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IN what may well be a championship showdown in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors Cup defending champion Barangay Ginebra battles Grand Slam-seeking San Miguel Beer 6:45 p.m., today, Sunday, September 10 at the Araneta Coliseum.

The rampaging Gin Kings have made odds makers take a second look after tagging the Beermen as the team to beat this third conference.

Ginebra leaned on a fourth-quarter blitz to humble the Blackwater Elite, 98-81, last Friday.

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GAINING some steam, Alaska kept its momentum going as it routed GlobalPort, 101-88, for its second straight win to keep its sagging hopes of making the Top 8 alive in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Buck Henton continued his tear, producing game-highs of 36 points and 21 rebounds on top of four assists to spearhead the Aces.

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By Michael Angelo S. Murillo

THE TNT KaTropa got back to the win column yesterday after defeating the Meralco Bolts, 113-107, in their Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup encounter yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Lost in their previous game, the KaTropa avoided dropping consecutive games by making sure to be on top of the Bolts from start to finish.

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GRAND slam-seeking San Miguel Beermen try to regroup and arrest a two-game losing streak when they collide with the hot Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup action today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Scheduled at 7 p.m., the Beermen (3-3) look to finally rebound after losing back-to-back in their main game against the Elasto Painters (4-2), one of the ascending teams right now in the season-ending PBA tournament.

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DEFENDING champion Barangay Ginebra is sitting at the top of the team standings in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup halfway through the tournament and coach Tim Cone is certainly pleased.

Carrying a 6-1 mark approaching the homestretch of the elimination round, the Gin Kings are at the top of the heap and have already secured a place in the quarterfinals.

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