2016 philippine cup - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2016 philippine cup


Fajardo injury a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Beermen

Feb 04, 2016 - 2:31 PM

The San Miguel Beermen weather June Mar Fajardo s knee injury to come back from a 0 3 deficit and win the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup championship

San Miguel makes history, wins PBA Philippine Cup title

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:47 PM

The San Miguel Beermen beat the Alaska Aces in Game 7 to become the first team in PBA history to overcome an 0 3 series deficit to win a championship

BEER RUNS COLD. Chris Ross and the San Miguel Beermen never quit and were rewarded with a historic series comeback. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel forces historic Game 7 with Alaska

Jan 29, 2016 - 9:44 PM

The Aces 3 0 finals lead goes up in flames as San Miguel forces a decisive Game 7 showdown for the Philippine Cup title

ON TO WEDNESDAY. San Miguel makes it 3 straight wins over Alaska. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Rain or Shine's Paul Lee out 3 to 4 weeks - report

Jan 15, 2016 - 11:24 PM

Paul Lee is once again out of action due to soreness in his knee

LEE OUT. Rain or Shine's Paul Lee is heading back to the injured list after having missed the Philippine Cup eliminations with injuries. File photo by PBA Images

June Mar Fajardo hurts knee, gets stretchered off court in Game 6

Jan 15, 2016 - 8:51 PM

Reigning PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo leaves the court on a stretcher after hurting his knee leaving the Beermen s Philippine Cup title defense in jeopardy

BIG LOSS. Reigning MVP June Mar Fajardo gets stretchered off the court. Photo by PBA Images

Alaska returns to PBA Finals after blowout of Globalport

Jan 12, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The Aces make their 29th franchise finals appearance since entering the league in 1986

INTO THE FINALS. The Alaska Aces, led by Calvin Abueva (center), barge into the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Finals after defeating the Globalport Batang Pier. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel coach Austria says slow starts are nothing new for Beermen

Jan 08, 2016 - 3:20 PM

San Miguel Beermen coach Leo Austria says Rain or Shine s cohesive core and their own rust are factors in their double digit deficits in Games 1 and 2

SLOW BURN. San Miguel was able to overcome a large deficit in Game 1 but weren't able to conjure the magic in Game 2. File photo by PBA Images

Rain or Shine eliminates Talk ’N Text, will face San Miguel in semis

Dec 28, 2015 - 9:06 PM

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters established a double digit lead early and held on late to defeat and eliminate the Talk ’N Text Tropang Texters

PAINT JOB. Beau Belga and the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters have booked a date with the San Miguel Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SCHEDULE: 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Quarterfinals

Dec 20, 2015 - 9:07 PM

Want to spend Christmas Day watching basketball? Rappler has the schedule for the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Quarterfinals here

PBA Commissioner implements referee substitution

Oct 22, 2015 - 12:11 AM

Instead of just 3 referees per game an extra fourth referee will be waiting on the sidelines and can be brought in at any point during the game

NEW RULE. In a bid to improve officiating in the PBA, new Commissioner Chito Narvasa (pictured) implements a new rule where referees can be substituted. Photo from PBA Images

Rain or Shine trips Star in PBA season opener

Oct 21, 2015 - 9:36 PM

The Painters eke out the opening day victory after being down by 12 in the first half and despite the absence of injured star combo guard Paul Lee

Rain or Shine punches its first victory in the PBA's 41st season over Star. Photo from PBA Images

#PBA2016 Previews Part 2

Oct 17, 2015 - 7:17 PM

Previewing the Talk N Text Tropang Texters Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Meralco Bolts Globalport Batang Pier Barako Bull Energy and Blackwater Elite

Playing coach Manny Pacquiao on Mahindra reserve list

Oct 13, 2015 - 9:14 PM

Pacquiao is in New York to accept the Asia Game Changer of the Year award

RESERVE. Mahindra coach Manny Pacquiao is on the reserve/injured list for the upcoming 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler