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Former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player Dorian Peña was arrested Wednesday along with two companions during a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) entrapment operation in Mandaluyong City.

The 39-year-old Peña, who played for several PBA teams, was taken to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for inquest proceedings along with Ledy Mae Vilchez and Jose Paolo Ampeso yesterday.

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GLOBALPORT Batang Pier, parading a new import and local players, fashioned out an afternoon upset yesterday, taking down top-echelon team Meralco Bolts, 94-86, in Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup action at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Now bannered by Justin Harper and featuring Sean Anthony, Jonathan Grey and Bradwyn Guinto in its fold, GlobalPort played with added bounce to infuse some spark to its “timid” campaign in the mid-season PBA tournament while halting erstwhile on-a-roll Meralco.

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THE Mahindra Floodbusters drew timely triples from Reden Celda and Glenn Khobuntin in the final quarter to hold off Blackwater Elite, 96-87.

Their efforts brightened the Floodbusters’ dimming hopes of reaching the playoffs of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup last night at the Araneta Coliseum.

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The Hotshots made important baskets late in the game to turn back TNT KaTropa, 107-97, and cruise to their seventh win in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday night at the Mall of Asia Arena. 

Ricardo Ratliffe, in his return as a Star reinforcement, showed why he was brought back to the team after producing 37 points, 22 rebounds, and 3 swats in 39 minutes.

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RIGHT smack in the top half of the standings of the ongoing Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup, the Star Hotshots and TNT KaTropa seek to pad their campaigns as the elimination round hits the closing stretch, taking on each other in the main game today.

Currently joint fourth with a 6-2 record, the Hotshots and KaTropa battle at 7 p.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena looking to stay within striking distance of a possible top-two finish in the classification phase of the mid-season PBA tournament and earn the twice-to-beat advantage that goes with it in the quarterfinals.

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BEFORE yet another lengthy break, the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup hosts two critical games expected to affect the wild race to the quarterfinals.

Already through to the next round, league-leading Meralco (7-1) now looks at improving its chances of finishing in the top two as it plays unpredictable GlobalPort (2-6) at 4:15 p.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena.

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Donte Greene provided the spark and the fire when he needed to, and did so with a flourish with a personal PBA high 41 points and 21 rebounds as TNT KaTropa bucked the absence of three stalwarts in toppling San Miguel Beer, 112-103,

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