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TNT KaTropa got their semifinal bid in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup to a good start, defeating the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings, 100-94, in Game One of their best-of-five series last night at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Boosted by a strong start and the towering play of import Joshua Smith, the KaTropa maintained the cushion they got the rest of the contest to upend the top-seeded Kings for the early series lead.

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TNT KaTropa went one up over the Meralco Bolts in their best-of-three Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinal series, beating the latter, 102-84, in Game One yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

A battle of teams that finished fourth and fifth place, respectively, at the end of the elimination round, the KaTropa gave their tournament push a favor by taking the opener to move a win away from advancing to the next round.

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THE Star Hotshots became the latest team to book a semifinal seat in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup after completing a sweep of erstwhile defending champions Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 84-69, in their best-of-three quarterfinals series yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Thrust themselves to a position where they had a chance to close out things after a big win in the series opener on Monday, the Hotshots took advantage of the opportunity and went for the clincher.

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AFTER going into overdrive in the elimination round, the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinal phase is ready to go with the GlobalPort Batang Pier completing the cast.

Defeating the Alaska Aces, 107-106, in their knockout match last night, the Aces earned the eighth and final ticket in the playoffs which begin today.

But to do so, GlobalPort needed to get deep into its bag amid a tough challenge that Alaska posted.

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SAN Miguel Beer flexed its championship muscles in the fourth period to come from behind and wallop Blackwater, 124-113, in the penultimate playdate of the elimination round of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup Wednesday at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.

Charles Rhodes led the way with 32 points, but got plenty of help from June Mar Fajardo and Marcio Lassiter, who scored 28 and 21 points, respectively.

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THE San Miguel Beermen (SMB) punched their way into the semifinals of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup yesterday, defeating convincingly the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters, 115-96, in their quarterfinal pairing in proceedings held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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AS the elimination round reaches its penultimate playdate, a lot will be on the line.

Two of the competing teams for a top two finish face separate opponents and are facing must-win situations in the homestretch of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup.

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