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  • Friday action for Barangay Ginebra

    To be held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, the Kings, the champions in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup last season, are out to improve on their underperforming 1-2 record so far, which partly they blame on the long gaps they have had in between games.

    Citing their inability to establish some momentum with the weeklong breaks they have been having, the Kings have seen their campaign go up and down.

    They opened their Philippine Cup bid with a loss to the TNT KaTropa, 108-103, on Nov. 27 before winning over the Rain or Shine Elastopainters, 81-74, on Dec. 4.

  • Fuel Masters rally back to win 2 games in a row

    WHAT seemingly was a lost cause for the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters yesterday proved otherwise as they rallied back from 26 points down to pull the rug from under the GlobalPort Batang Pier, 101-99, to nail their second straight win in the PBA Philippine Cup.

    Left for dead after being buried by 26 markers early in the fourth period, Phoenix rose as the quarter progressed, behind the efforts of Mark Borboran and Cyrus Baguio, to turn things around en route to the win, their second straight in the season-opening Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) tournament to take its record to 4-3 for joint fourth place.

  • Game 3 Hero Surprised by 3-point Explosion

    Even Reynel Hugnatan was surprised of his scintillating shooting on Saturday, providing the spark as Meralco gained a 2-1 series lead after a 119-113 triumph over top seed TNT.

    “Hindi ko nga alam kung bakit pumasok yun eh,” he said. “Sabi lang ni coach, pag open itira lang.”

  • Game 4: SMB Piles Up Points, Slam GINKINGS 3-1 edge

    SAN Miguel Beer  order in the PBA Philippine Cup Finals, beat Barangay Ginebra, 94-85, on Friday night and take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. 

  • Ginebra brings back Brownlee

    SAN Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra are still figuring in their heated battle in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup finals, but both teams are already looking forward to next conference as well as they have already secured imports for the Commissioner’s Cup.

    For obvious reasons, the Gin Kings are set to bring back Justin Brownlee, their popular reinforcement, who helped them win the Governors’ Cup last season and end their eight-year title drought.

  • Ginebra Gin Kings live up to never-say-die mantra

    AGAINST all odds.

    Following the injuries and inconsistencies and do-or-die games all tournament long, Barangay Ginebra still managed to make its way to the finals of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup.

  • Ginebra guns for equalizer against Star

    GAME 4 will dictate the direction of the best-of-seven semifinals war between Star and Barangay Ginebra as they resume hostilities in the playoffs of the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup.

    Still ahead 2-1 in the series, the Hotshots will try to get back on track and move on the hill while the rejuvenated Gin Kings are going for the equalizer in their 7 p.m. Game 4 clash at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tonight.

  • Ginebra Snatch Championship with Brownlee Buzzer Beater

    It took a Justin Brownlee buzzer beating three to down a valiant Meralco squad.

    The Bolts surrendered the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals to Ginebra in six games, falling in a dramatic 91-88 heartbreaker Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

  • Ginebra tries to end 8-year title drought

    CAN Barangay Ginebra finally quench its eight-year championship thirst?

    That will be answered tonight when the Gin Kings try to finish off Meralco as they shoot for the championship in the best-of-seven finals series of the 2016 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup.

  • Ginebra, Meralco go for series advantage

    LOCKED at a game apiece, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings and Meralco Bolts go for a 2-1 series edge when they collide in Game Three today of their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup finals series.

  • GINKINGS back in the finals after ripping SMB

    After two blowouts to open the series, Game 5 do or die of the Semifinals between the Barangay Ginebra and San Miguel Beer was shaping up to be a classic, until a late surge by the crowd favorite  put the game -– and perhaps the championship -– out of reach for the defending champions over 20,000 fans at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

  • GINKINGS burn NLEX with comeback win, 90-80

    The Gin Kings became the 7th team to advance in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup after scoring a 90-80 comeback victory over NLEX Sunday at the Cuneta Astrodome.

    Down by as much as 17 points in the first half, Ginebra had to use a big second-half push to beat the Road Warriors behind a season-high performance from LA Tenorio.

  • Ginkings Remain Clear Betting Favorites To Win Philippine Cup finals

    After 10 long years, Brgy Ginebra San Miguel is back in the PBA Philippine Cup finals after booting out Star in Game 7

  • GlobalPort battles Alaska Aces

    LEAGUE-leading GlobalPort Batang Pier tries to keep its grip on the top spot while the Alaska Aces and the Star Hotshots continue their search for that elusive first win as the 2016-17 Philippine Basketball Association Philippines Cup resumes.

    With its 2-0 start, the Batang Pier found itself in the solo lead and it shoots for its third straight win against winless Alaska (0-2) at 4:15 p.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay Today.

  • GlobalPort shoots for a share of tourney lead

    CURRENTLY at solo second place in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup, GlobalPort Batang Pier try to go a notch higher and claim a share of the top spot as they take on Blackwater Elite in league action today at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan City.

    Set for 7 p.m., the Batang Pier (3-1) are out to win back-to-back after tumbling previously while also tying defending champions San Miguel Beermen (4-1) for early leadership in the season-opening Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) tournament.

    Leading GlobalPort in the Philippine Cup is All-Star guard Terrence Romeo, who has his guns blazing with an average of 27 points per game to go along with five assists and 1.75 steals.

  • GlobalPort, Mahindra, Alaska and NLEX make Philippine Cup debuts

     THE scheduled Philippine Basketball Association double header today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum will feature four teams making their debut and are out to jumpstart their campaign in the season-opening Philippine Cup.

    GlobalPort Batang Pier collide with Mahindra Floodbuster at 4:15 p.m. while the Alaska Aces face off with the NLEX Road Warriors at 7 p.m.

    Infusing new faces in the roster, GlobalPort hopes to duplicate or even surpass the success it had in the same tournament last year where it reached the semifinals.

  • GlobalPort’s Pessumal submitting to the process

    PLAYING in his first year in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), GlobalPort Batang Pier rookie Von Pessumal said he is very excited over the opportunity given him. He, however, recognizes that building a steady PBA career is a process, which is why he is submitting to it every step of the way.

    Selected by the port masters in a special draft for Gilas Pilipinas cadet members, the sweet-shooting Ateneo star shared that he is settling well in the local pro league, in part because of the style of play in the PBA and the role he is given in GlobalPort.

  • GlutaMAX Men for PBA

    The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) forges an agreement with GlutaMAX Men as marketing partner.

    GlutaMAX is Healthwell Nutraceuticals’ (an affiliate of YSA Skin Care Corporation) complete line of premium and advanced skin lightening products, formulated and tested by experts to safely provide maximum results. GlutaMAX products – soap, lotion, deodorant and capsules – contain high amounts of Glutathione that makes them more effective compared to other whitening products. 

  • Hodge Reflects on Historic Career Night

    Even Cliff Hodge would agree that Monday was probably his best game in the biggest stage of his professional career.

    “In my whole career, high school, college, this is probably my best game ever,” he quipped.

  • Hotshots seek 3-0 PBA lead

    STAR doesn’t plan on cooling down.

    The league’s hottest team with eight straight wins, the Hotshots go for another one as they shoot for an insurmountable 3-0 lead over ailing Barangay Ginebra in their best-of-seven semifinals series in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup.