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THE Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup kicks off today with a double-header set at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Setting things into motion in the season-ending and import-laden PBA tournament are the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters and Kia Picanto, which will go to battle in the curtain-raiser at 4:15 p.m., to be followed by the debut joust between the Alaska Aces and NLEX Road Warriors at 7 p.m.

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KIA Picanto finally has an official import for the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup.

After original choice Chane Behanan was measured over the height limit last week, Kia scrambled to look for a replacement with less than a week before the opening of the season-ending conference and it was able to find one, a familiar face.

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THE San Miguel Beermen punctuated their standing as the most successful franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association with their 24th title following their annexing of the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup title recently. It is something stakeholders said is a product, in large part, of the culture fostered within the organization, particularly those of striving for excellence and a sense of family.

In celebration of their second straight PBA title this season, which put them in great position for another PBA grand slam after that of 1989, the Beermen held a victory party with their fans and San Miguel employees on Wednesday at the conglomerate’s head office in Ortigas.

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IT’S ONE and one for defending Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup champion Barangay Ginebra.

As main big man Greg Slaughter makes his return from almost a year-long absence due to his ACL tear, the Gin Kings have to deal with the impending absence of another critical big, Joe Devance.

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THE TNT KaTropa were just two wins away from getting back to the top of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) but were waylaid by the San Miguel Beermen in the just-concluded Commissioner’s Cup.

While it no doubt left a sting, they are looking at it as something they had to go through to reach the spot where they want to be.

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FOUR teams hungry for glory will open the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup on July 19.

The Alaska Aces and the NLEX Road Warriors, teams who missed the playoffs in the Commissioner’s Cup, get their shot at redemption early, battling each other during opening day to see who can fast track its development.

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AFTER winning the season’s first two championships, there’s no question about what San Miguel Beer wants to accomplish next in the Philippine Basketball Association.

Still fresh from its conquest of the Commissioner’s Cup Sunday night, San Miguel Beer is celebrating yet another title but is also looking forward to doing something that has never been done in the league before.

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EVEN after bagging the season’s first two championships in the Philippine Basketball Association, San Miguel Beeer is certainly not content.

In an attempt to even bolster their already formidable championship core, the Grandslam-seeking Beermen shipped seldom-used rookie big man Arnold Van Opstal to GlobalPort in exchange for fellow newbie gunner Von Pessumal.

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TNT KaTropa is in a good position to hold a huge advantage over the Grand Slam-seeking Beermen.

The Tropang Texters are eyeing a commanding 2-0 lead over San Miguel Beer in the continuation of their best-of-seven titular tilt in the finals of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup.

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