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Ginebra finishes off the resilient Meralco Bolts in 7 games to win the season-ending conference championship
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Norman Black says that he and Tim Cone have always been 'friendly rivals'
The Meralco Bolts extend the series to a do-or-die Game 7
LA Tenorio continues to play while hurt, saying he can rest and recover once the finals are over
Dillinger may be averaging just 5.5 points a game, but he's also turning in 4.5 rebounds, 2.75 assists and 1.5 steals per outing through 4 games
Norman Black says he wants Tim Cone to stick to his team and let him do his own coaching
With Meralco's backs against the wall, it was Hugnatan who stepped up with 22 points to keep the Bolts alive
After his magnificent showing in the semifinals, Dillinger's numbers have plunged through two games in the finals. Larger Ginebra defenders are the reason why.
Ginebra strengthens its position in the Governors' Cup finals, burying Meralco in a 2-0 hole in the season-ending conference
Greg Slaughter wins the first Best Player of the Conference award of his 4-year career
Justin Brownlee leads the way for Ginebra, turning in 32 points, 19 rebounds and 6 assists
Ginebra will face Meralco in a rematch of the 2016 Governors' Cup finals
Ginebra survives a series of late lapses to take a 2-1 series lead
Star comes back from down 10 in the second half before Meralco puts the finishing touches on the series in overtime
When Glen Rice Jr sat through the third quarter with foul trouble, TNT's locals picked up the slack
The Meralco Bolts have shown grit, but Jared Dillinger hopes the team can start winning games without needing a dramatic final quarter comeback
Allen Durham scored 10 of his game-high 23 points in the final period on top of 23 rebounds and 4 assists while Jared Dillinger chalked up 15 points
Glen Rice Jr scored a putback off a Jayson Castro miss to give TNT the lead for good with 10.2 left in the game
Ranidel de Ocampo kept Walker scoreless in the first 11 minutes of the third quarter before limiting him to just two points in the final period
The Meralco Bolts will face the Star Hotshots in the semifinals
TNT coach Nash Racela admits the team lacked energy and their ‘body language wasn’t that good’ as Rain or Shine forces a do-or-die showdown.
Ginebra will next face the winner between TNT and Rain or Shine in the semifinals.
Meralco overturns a 16-point deficit to finish the eliminations at 9-3
The Star Hotshots overcome an early 15-point deficit to close out the elimination round with a victory.
The TNT Katropa secured their spot in the top 4 and surged to their fourth straight win after toppling the top seed Barangay Ginebra San Miguel.
Rain or Shine gets the win but falls short of a top 4 spot after TNT defeated Ginebra.
Globalport trims a big deficit to single digits but can't topple the Meralco Bolts
Marc Pingris admits he isn't playing at 100 percent after coming back from a hip injury.
Kia ends its conference with a 0-11 record.
June Mar Fajardo scores 41 points and grabs 17 rebounds in the 118-112 win
June Mar Fajardo Arizona Reid and the San Miguel Beermen celebrate their Governors Cup championship after sweeping the Alaska Aces
I’m not going to force a guy who’s injured He can’t hold the ball ” Alaska coach Alex Compton bares reason for Calvin Abueva s absence in Game 2 endgame
We re coming at them Our head down we re gonna take some shots throw some shots we re coming at ‘em says Alaska coach Alex Compton
Faced with the possibility of being sent home Kwame Alexander finished with 28 points 11 rebounds and two blocks as NLEX snapped a two game losing skid
Ranidel de Ocampo hits crucial shots in the end to deal Alaska its first loss of the 2015 PBA Governors Cup
Orlando Johnson stays hot in his third Ginebra game with 47 points
Globalport starts off the 2015 PBA Governors Cup strong with dominant win over Meralco
Alaska opens the second half with a massive 20 4 run and wrests control of the contest for good
Arwind Santos wants nothing more than for the Beermen to remember the pain of a setback and come back guns ablaze
The two games will feature Barangay Ginebra San Miguel the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters and the Globalport Batang Pier
The Bolts signed veteran and newly crowned NBA D League All Star Game MVP Andre Emmett
Unlike previous grand slams this one by San Mig Coffee was not a dominant run It was hard earned fighting thru numerous do or die battles
Relive the glorious end to the PBA s 39th season through these photos
June Mar Fajardo never expected to be great at basketball He was never even fully acquainted with the sport as a kid But now he s the PBA s Most Valuable Player
It may have appeared unrefined but it was an honest draw
Trusted veteran James Yap delivered the final blow to put away the Painters in the last minute of Game 1
It s one game It s a do or die for us We re looking forward to Saturday s game All or nothing
I have complete faith in the guys in that locker room to get out and get it done says Jimmy Alapag