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Ginebra trying to avoid San Miguel in playoffs, says Cone

Jul 08, 2019 - 8:48 AM

Tim Cone says San Miguel is 'good enough to beat anybody under any circumstances' even with its slow start in the PBA Commissioner's Cup

RIVALS. Barangay Ginebra dethroned San Miguel the last time they faced each other in the playoffs. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra escapes in OT to frustrate San Miguel

Jun 16, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Justin Brownlee plays all 53 minutes and delivers across the board as the Gin Kings even their record after back-to-back losses

IRON MAN. Justin Brownlee displays his impressive endurance. Photo from PBA Images


Cone, Austria, Victolero vie for PBA Coach of the Year

Jan 15, 2019 - 9:58 PM

All 3 coaches won a championship each during the league's 43rd season that made them in contention for the coveted Virgilio 'Baby' Dalupan trophy

BEST OF THE BEST. Chito Victolero, Leo Austria and Tim Cone (left to right) duke it out for the yearly award. Photos from Josh Albelda/Rappler (Austria and Cone) and PBA Images (Victolero)


Cone: Ginebra has 'better shot than anybody else' to dethrone San Miguel

Jan 10, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The PBA's winningest coach, though, admits it's going to be a 'huge mountain to climb' to beat the reigning four-time Philippine Cup champions

INJURY-FREE. Tim Cone believe Barangay Ginebra can contend for every championship as long as his wards are healthy. File photo from PBA Images


Jeff Chan reaches 5,000 career points milestone

Nov 06, 2018 - 11:40 PM

The ‘Negros Sniper’ is the 91st player to tally 5,000 points in his PBA career

5,000. Jeff Chan earns a personal bonus after Ginebra took home the win and the semis spot at the expense of the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo courtesy of the PBA media group.

Ginebra cruises past NLEX for semis berth

Nov 06, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel sets up a semis clash with the Magnolia Hotshots in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals

BLOW OUT. Japeth Aguilar leads Barangay Ginebra to the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. Photo courtesy of the PBA media group

Tim Cone salutes Joe Devance for playing through injury

Sep 24, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Despite dealing with a bummed left knee and left foot, the Barangay Ginebra veteran comes through when needed most

PLAYING THROUGH PAIN. Joe Devance bucks off injuries to help Barangay Ginebra take down rivals San Miguel in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Brownlee's naturalization in the works with filing of House bill

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:39 PM

House Bill No. 8106 endorses the Barangay Ginebra import to become a naturalized Filipino

PINOY AT HEART. Justin Brownlee had previously expressed his desire to become a naturalized Filipino. Photo from PBA Images


Twitter erupts as Barangay Ginebra reigns supreme

Aug 08, 2018 - 10:28 PM

Social media users congratulate the new champions for winning their first PBA Commissioner's Cup title in 21 years

Scottie Thompson takes home Finals MVP

Aug 08, 2018 - 9:45 PM

The do-it-all guard delivers a double-double of 12 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in Barangay Ginebra's championship-clinching Game 6 win over San Miguel

FIRST. The Finals MVP plum is a first for the 3rd-year cog. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra finishes off San Miguel for PBA Commissioner's Cup crown

Aug 08, 2018 - 9:09 PM

Trailing 1-2 in the best-of-7 affair, the Gin Kings won the next 3 games for their 3rd PBA championship in the last 6 conferences

CHAMPS. Barangay Ginebra dethrones San Miguel to become the new Commissioner's Cup kings. Photos from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: PBA Finals 2018 Game 6 - Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Aug 08, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on the game starting 7 pm on Wednesday, August 8, at the Mall of Asia Arena

On the verge of losing PBA finals, Santos cites 'Beeracle'

Aug 06, 2018 - 3:13 PM

San Miguel teeters on the brink of losing its first championship series following a perfect 6-of-6 run in the finals of the last 10 conferences

REDEMPTION. Arwind Santos is expecting the Beermen to strike back as they trail 2-3 in the best-of-7 Commissioner's Cup finals against Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Cone: Scottie Thompson 'reminds me of Westbrook'

Aug 06, 2018 - 8:27 AM

The 3-year guard showcases his scoring prowess as Barangay Ginebra gains a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 Commissioner's Cup finals

SCORING CHOPS. Scottie Thompson makes the biggest buckets down the stretch as Ginebra moves a win closer to dethroning San Miguel as Commissioner's Cup kings. Photo from PBA Images


Balkman on Game 5 loss: 'We didn't lose that game'

Aug 06, 2018 - 7:53 AM

San Miguel squandered a 5-point lead down the stretch in Game 5 as Barangay Ginebra seized a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 finals series

NOT OUT YET. Renaldo Balkman says people should not count San Miguel out even with Barangay Ginebra holding a 3-2 lead in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Thompson proves clutch as Ginebra nips San Miguel in Game 5

Aug 05, 2018 - 9:09 PM

The do-it-all guard finishes with a game-high 20 points and sinks the biggest buckets down the stretch

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA Finals 2018 Game 5 - Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Aug 05, 2018 - 7:07 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on the game starting 6:30 pm on Sunday, August 5, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

On night of milestones, Fajardo still eyes biggest prize

Aug 04, 2018 - 4:31 PM

'The Kraken' wants more after adding another Best Player of the Conference award to his collection and joining the 5,000-point club

NO HAPPY ENDING. June Mar Fajardo's night of winning his 7th Best Player of the Conference award and joining the 5,000-point club did not have a happy ending. Photo from PBA Images


Tim Cone: No finals series as 'strange' as San Miguel-Ginebra

Aug 04, 2018 - 8:20 AM

The first 4 games of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals have been decided by an average of 30.3 points

BOUNCE BACK. Tim Cone and his Barangay Ginebra even the best-of-7 affair with a 130-100 win over San Miguel in Game 4. Photo from PBA Images


Joe Devance downplays shoving incident with Renaldo Balkman

Aug 03, 2018 - 11:28 PM

The Barangay Ginebra forward says he's sure there are no 'hard feelings' between him and the San Miguel import

KEY COG. Joe Devance puts up 18 points and 5 rebounds as Barangay Ginebra ties the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals at 2-2. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra evens PBA Finals with Game 4 thrashing of San Miguel

Aug 03, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Justin Brownlee stars for the Gin Kings with a near triple-double of 37 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 blocks and two steals

TOWERING PRESENCE. Greg Slaughter finishes with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: PBA Finals 2018 Game 4 - Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Aug 03, 2018 - 7:13 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on the game starting 7 pm on Friday, August 3, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Lost and embarrassed Ginebra needs to find an answer

Aug 02, 2018 - 9:40 PM

It’s starting to feel like Ginebra needs a perfect game to stay alive against San Miguel Beer

LOADED. The Beermen have proven to be too good and too deep for the Gin Kings in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images

Balkman break: SMB import gives back to Pinoy kids

Aug 02, 2018 - 3:02 PM

The Puerto Rican import plans to take a break from the heated 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals to visit the Alay Pag-asa Christian Foundation

SPREADING THE LOVE. Renaldo Balkman says he wants to give children something he did not have before. Photo from PBA Images


Jawo: Ginebra 'uptight' in another PBA finals blowout loss

Aug 02, 2018 - 9:59 AM

'The Living Legend' had plenty to say after his former team absorbed a 38-point beating from San Miguel in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

BLOWOUT. Present in the last two games of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals, Robert Jaworski saw former team Barangay Ginebra beaten by an average of 33.0 points. Photo from PBA Images


Arwind Santos feels the love amid Ginebra boos

Aug 02, 2018 - 9:07 AM

The former league MVP has been the subject of ire of the Gin Kings' die-hard hopefuls in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

PESKY. Arwind Santos helps San Miguel deal Barangay Ginebra a 38-point beating with 11 points, 4 rebounds and 4 steals. Photo from PBA Images


Chris Ross relishes reverse LeBron James moment

Aug 01, 2018 - 11:52 PM

The do-it-all guard unusually dons a headband to cover a forehead wound but sinks 7 treys to help San Miguel destroy Barangay Ginebra in Game 3

RESILIENT. Not even a forehead cut could prevent a headband-clad Chris Ross from powering San Miguel to a 38-point rout of Barangay Ginebra in Game 3 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc


Ross explodes from deep as San Miguel buries Ginebra by 38 in Game 3

Aug 01, 2018 - 9:20 PM

The Beermen have won the last two games by an average of 33 points after dropping the opener by 28 points

Chris Ross bounces back from his ejection in Game 2 with a Game 3 explosion. File photo


HIGHLIGHTS: PBA Finals 2018 Game 3 - Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Aug 01, 2018 - 12:02 AM

Bookmark this page to get updates on the game starting 7 pm on Wednesday, August 1, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

PBA summons Arwind Santos, Renaldo Balkman

Jul 30, 2018 - 8:35 PM

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial will talk to the San Miguel teammates for the late-game altercations in Game 2 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

EJECTED. Arwind Santos questioned the disqualifying foul slapped on him in San Miguel's Game 2 win over Barangay Ginebra in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Last thing Brownlee expects in PBA Finals is another blowout

Jul 30, 2018 - 4:53 PM

The import is bracing for tougher duels between Barangay Ginebra and San Miguel after the first two games ended with a combined margin of 53 points

BOUNCE BACK. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra aim for a bounce back game after absorbing a 25-point beating in Game 2 against San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra's Tim Cone expects 'chippier' battle as PBA finals progresses

Jul 30, 2018 - 2:25 PM

San Miguel's series-tying Game 2 win saw two players ejected and 3 technical fouls called in the 4th quarter alone

NO LOVE LOST. Barangay Ginebra and San Miguel may be sister teams but Tim Cone says there is no love lost between the two. Photo from PBA Images


Arwind Santos questions ejection for hit on Scottie Thompson

Jul 29, 2018 - 11:52 PM

The Beermen forward gets slapped with a disqualifying foul for elbowing the Gin Kings guard in the torso

KEY COG. Arwind Santos chalks up 14 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and two steals before his ejection. File photo from PBA Images


Ross on techs that led to ejection: 'I don't think I deserve them'

Jul 29, 2018 - 11:29 PM

Chris Ross gets slapped with two technical fouls in a span of 15 seconds in Game 2 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

EJECTED. Chris Ross finishes with 5 assists, 3 rebounds and two steals. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel rides Cabagnot's hot hand to blast Ginebra in Game 2

Jul 29, 2018 - 8:50 PM

The Beermen bounce back from a 28-point Game 1 drubbing to equalize the best-of-7 PBA finals series


HIGHLIGHTS: PBA Finals 2018 Game 2 - Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Jul 29, 2018 - 7:06 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on the game starting 6:30 pm on Sunday, July 29, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Silver lining: Standhardinger stands out in SMB blowout loss

Jul 28, 2018 - 3:22 PM

San Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria says his prized rookie is ready to take on heavier minutes in the best-of-7 championship series

DOWN THE DRAIN. Christian Standhardinger' career-best 26 points goes for naught in San Miguel's 99-127 Game 1 loss to Barangay Ginebra in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Tim Cone least surprised as Devance notches milestone

Jul 28, 2018 - 11:34 AM

The Ginebra coach heaps praise on Joe Devance as the reliable veteran joins the 500 triples made club

DO-IT-ALL. Joe Devance scatters 20 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals in Barangay Ginebra's 127-99 Game 1 win over the San Miguel Beermen in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


LA Tenorio all praise for red-hot Brownlee

Jul 28, 2018 - 9:22 AM

The Barangay Ginebra point guard says Justin Brownlee is the best import he's ever played with in the PBA

UNSTOPPABLE. Justin Brownlee powers Barangay Ginebra to a rousing 127-99 romp of the San Miguel Beermen in Game 1 of 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Brownlee plays near-perfect game as Ginebra thwarts San Miguel in Game 1

Jul 27, 2018 - 9:52 PM

(UPDATED) Justin Brownlee finishes with 42 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds and two blocks for the Gin Kings


HIGHLIGHTS: PBA Finals 2018 Game 1 - Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on the game starting 7 pm on Friday, July 27, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Tim Cone, Ginebra brace for dogfight vs 'GOAT' San Miguel

Jul 27, 2018 - 12:01 PM

The PBA's winningest tactician considers this batch of Beermen as the greatest of all time

DOGFIGHT. Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone is expecting a long series against the San Miguel Beermen in their best-of-7 series for the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup championship. Photo from PBA Images


SMC teams: Just flat out way better

Jul 26, 2018 - 1:05 PM

Both San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra finished outside the top 4 in the eliminations, yet here they are in the PBA finals

SMC SUPREMACY. Arwind Santos’ San Miguel Beer and Justin Brownlee’s Barangay Ginebra clash in a PBA title series that underscores yet again the SMC group’s league dominance. Photo by PBA Images

Giants collide as June Mar Fajardo, Greg Slaughter renew finals rivalry

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:08 PM

'The Kraken' and 'GregZilla' will battle in the championship round for the first time since 2009

BATTLE OF THE GIANTS. June Mar Fajardo (left) and Greg Slaughter both seek to help their respective teams win the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup championship. Photos from PBA Image


Ginebra cruises past Columbian Dyip

Jun 20, 2018 - 9:44 PM

The Gin Kings secure a 3rd straight win to bolster their PBA playoffs drive

DOMINATION. Justin Brownlee leads the Gin Kings over higher-ranked Columbian Dyip Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tim Cone blames no one but self for Ginebra's PH Cup semis exit

Mar 18, 2018 - 8:20 PM

The Barangay Ginebra head coach also says star center Greg Slaughter was close to coming back from his injury, but they failed to extend the series in time for his return

NOT POINTING FINGERS. Tim Cone takes the blame for Barangay Ginebra's semifinals exit in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup. File photo by PBA Images


Jaworski to Ginebra: You don't just shout 'Never Say Die,' you do it

Mar 16, 2018 - 3:18 PM

Barangay Ginebra is on the brink of crashing out of contention for the PBA Philippine Cup finals, staring at a 1-3 deficit against San Miguel Beer

LEGENDS. Robert Jaworski meets with fellow PBA great Ramon Fernandez during Game 4 of the Barangay Ginebra-San Miguel Beermen semifinals series. Photo by PBA Images


Cone says Austria 'totally outcoached' him in Ginebra's Game 4 blowout loss

Mar 16, 2018 - 9:14 AM

'It really comes down to brilliant adjustments by coach Leo that we weren’t just prepared for...but we move forward from it,' says Tim Cone

NOT POINTING FINGERS. Tim Cone blames no one but himself for Barangay Ginebra's Game 4 loss to the San Miguel Beermen. File photo by PBA Images


Prince Caperal 'feels good' to see impressive game translate to Ginebra win

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:21 PM

Prince Caperal fires 12 points and 4 rebounds, as well as highlights a clutch triple, to help Barangay Ginebra avoid a 0-3 hole with its Game 3 win over San Miguel

BIG HELP. Prince Caperal finally sees his impressive showing result in a win for Barangay Ginebra. Photo by PBA Images


Ginebra avoids 0-3 series hole, turns back San Miguel in Game 3

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:18 PM

(UPDATED) Japeth Aguilar leads the way for Barangay Ginebra with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists

Japeth Aguilar shows way with a double-double output to help Barangay Ginebra avoid a 0-3 hole in their semifinals series against the San Miguel Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler