Basketball

PBA

IN a bid to change its recent mediocre fortunes in the Philippine Basketball Association, Rain or Shine made waves yesterday.

After a longtime partnership, the Elasto Painters surprisingly traded veteran gunner Jeff Chan to go in a new direction.

Rain or Shine shipped Chan, one of its main players in its two league championships, to Phoenix in exchange for forward Mark Borboran and a second-round pick in the coming draft Monday afternoon.

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PBA

NO import in the clutch, no problem.

TNT KaTropa pulled of an astounding rally down the stretch to prolong Alaska’s misery and take a thrilling 107-106 win that put the Texters back on track in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup Friday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Before flying to Lebanon today to be a part of the national team in the FIBA Asia Cup, RR Pogoy first took care of business for his mother team, pouring in 25 points, highlighted by seven triples on only eight attempts as his scoring down the stretch lifted the Tropang Texters when they needed it the most.

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A BLOCKBUSTER Friday double-header is set to unfold in the resumption of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup.

Undefeated teams San Miguel Beer and Star, both holding 2-0 slates, take centerstage when they face each other at 7 p.m. today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, with both protagonists seeking a third straight win.

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PBA

THE NLEX Road Warriors made it four wins in as many games in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup after they defeated the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters, 95-91, yesterday.

One of the hottest teams early in the season-ending PBA tournament, the Road Warriors (4-0) continued to surge by adding the Fuel Masters (2-2) to their list of conquered.

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