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Alaska thwarts Columbian behind Daniels, Banchero

May 19, 2019 - 9:31 PM

The Alaska Aces storm back from a near-double-digit deficit to end their 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup debut in the winning column

BIG MAN, BIG PROBLEMS. Chris Daniels frolicks in the paint for Alaska. Photo from PBA Images


Parks debuts in PBA as Blackwater escapes Meralco in OT

May 19, 2019 - 7:23 PM

The Blackwater Elite open the Commissioner's Cup on the right note behind second overall pick Ray Parks and import Alex Stepheson

BATTLE-SCARRED. Ray Parks impresses in his PBA debut. Photo from PBA Images


Reavis after Magnolia falls short of crown: 'Calls didn't go our way'

May 17, 2019 - 10:03 PM

The 41-year-old veteran says the referees – not just the players – should bring their A game and a 'sorry' no longer matters when the score is settled

ALAS. Rafi Reavis could have won his 12th PBA championship. Photo from PBA Images


How does June Mar Fajardo keep his championship hunger?

May 17, 2019 - 10:31 AM

The reigning five-time PBA MVP adds another glitzy trophy to his ever-growing collection after leading San Miguel to a historic fifth straight Philippine Cup title

RACKING IT UP. June Mar Fajardo wins his third Finals MVP award as he bags his seventh PBA title. Photo from PBA Images


Leo Austria hails San Miguel players: 'Nagmukha akong magaling na coach'

May 16, 2019 - 6:42 PM

The 61-year-old wins his seventh PBA title as coach and steers the Beermen to a historic run in the Philippine Cup

HIGH FIVE. Leo Austria and San Miguel are new owners of a PBA record with a fifth straight All-Filipino championship. Photo from PBA Images


After historic run, Arwind says San Miguel era not yet over

May 16, 2019 - 5:03 PM

The Beermen are not getting any younger, but the former PBA MVP does not see their dynasty coming to an end anytime soon

SPECIAL PLACE. Arwind Santos (right) and San Miguel cement their legacy in the PBA with a fifth straight Philippine Cup title. Photo from PBA Images


Terrence calls out haters after maiden PBA title: 'Mag-ingay'

May 16, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The three-time PBA scoring titlist becomes a part of history by helping San Miguel win the Philippine Cup championship for a fifth straight season

NEWLY MINTED. Terrence Romeo fulfills one of his basketball dreams by winning his first PBA crown. Photo from PBA Images


June Mar Fajardo clinches 3rd Finals MVP plum

May 15, 2019 - 10:37 PM

The reigning five-time MVP helps San Miguel make history with a fifth straight Philippine Cup championship

THE KRAKEN. June Mar Fajardo saves his best for last with a masterful performance in San Miguel's Game 7 win over Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel claims piece of history with 5th straight PH Cup title

May 15, 2019 - 10:07 PM

San Miguel storms back from 17 points down and survives Magnolia by a point in the Game 7 thriller

HISTORIC. San Miguel becomes the only PBA team to win the All-Filipino crown for 5 straight seasons. Photo from PBA's Facebook page


HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 7

May 14, 2019 - 6:54 PM

Everything's on the line as the Beermen and the Hotshots vie for the title in a winner-take-all match on Wednesday, May 15


Rain or Shine ships Almazan to Meralco

May 13, 2019 - 7:59 PM

The Elasto Painters center gets traded for the Bolts' first-round picks in the 2019 and 2021 drafts

FAREWELL. Raymond Almazan is set to part ways with the team that drafted him third overall in 2013. Photo from PBA Images


Arwind: Hunger – not experience – will matter most in Game 7

May 13, 2019 - 7:59 AM

History is on the line for San Miguel against Magnolia as it seeks to become the first team in the PBA to win the Philippine Cup title for 5 straight years

ONE LAST BATTLE. San Miguel and Magnolia clash for the final time in the 2019 Philippine Cup as they vie for the coveted All-Filipino crown. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel drags Magnolia to Game 7 in PH Cup finals

May 12, 2019 - 8:42 PM

Seeking to become the first team in PBA history to win 5 straight All-Filipino crowns, the Beermen find a way through the Hotshots' stifling defense in Game 6

EXTENDED. San Miguel starts and finishes strong to force a do-or-die Game 7 against Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: NBA game recap and highlights

May 11, 2019 - 9:37 PM

Despite missing Kevin Durant, the Warriors knock the Rockets out of the playoffs behind Steph Curry and Klay Thompson

CHEF CURRY. Steph Curry rises to the occasion to propel the Golden State Warriors to the conference finals for the fifth straight year. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)


PBA player agent Sheryl Reyes dies

May 11, 2019 - 8:27 PM

She was known for bringing in quality imports in the PBA, serving as agent for Justin Brownlee of Barangay Ginebra and Renaldo Balkman of San Miguel

GONE TOO SOON. Sheryl Reyes dies of cervical cancer. Photo from Reyes' Instagram account (@femaleagentsr)


HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 6

May 11, 2019 - 7:01 PM

Magnolia goes for the All-Filipino crown while San Miguel aims to force a winner-take-all match as they clash in Game 6 on Sunday, May 12


Tubid sorry for punching 'Spider-Man'

May 11, 2019 - 5:22 PM

The San Miguel veteran says he only acted in defense of teammate June Mar Fajardo, who was inadvertently hurt during the Spider-Man stunt

APOLOGY. Ronald Tubid admits he should have not resorted to violence. Photo from PBA Images


'Mali 'yung way niya': June Mar Fajardo feels for 'Spider-Man'

May 11, 2019 - 3:17 PM

The San Miguel star center tells fans not to follow suit, saying people could have gotten seriously hurt from the incident

NO PROBLEM. June Mar Fajardo says the man identified as Paolo Felizarta probably had no intention to hurt. Photo from PBA Images


PBA 'Spider-Man' could spend a week in jail

May 11, 2019 - 9:08 AM

Police say Paolo Felizarta, who stormed the court dressed as Spider-Man during the PBA finals, could only post bail Friday the earliest

UNMASKED. Paolo Felizarta says his PBA finals stunt meant no harm. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler


PBA to take legal action against 'Spider-Man'

May 11, 2019 - 8:21 AM

Unjust vexation and alarm and scandal are the cases that await the man who disrupted Game 5 of the 2019 Philippine Cup finals

CHARGES AHEAD. The man dressed as Spider-Man who stormed the court at the Araneta Coliseum is currently detained in jail. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler


'Spider-Man' who disrupted PBA finals brought to jail

May 10, 2019 - 10:27 PM

(UPDATED) The man identified as Paolo Felizarta storms the court and accidentally hurts San Miguel star center June Mar Fajardo

APPREHENDED. 'Spider-Man' is caught by security personnel at the Araneta Coliseum. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler


Barroca buzzer-beater puts Magnolia on cusp of PH Cup title

May 10, 2019 - 9:59 PM

A man in a Spider-Man costume disrupts Game 5 but the Magnolia Hotshots keep their focus to escape the San Miguel Beermen

INCHING CLOSER. Magnolia moves one win away from the 2019 Philippine Cup championship. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 5

May 09, 2019 - 7:06 PM

San Miguel and Magnolia battle for the series lead as they clash in the crucial Game 5 on Friday, May 10


June Mar Fajardo lets game do the talking

May 09, 2019 - 4:08 PM

The San Miguel star does not need words to back up how he has continuously dominated the PBA

PILING IT UP. June Mar Fajardo wins a record eighth Best Player of the Conference award. Photo from PBA Images


Who will gain PBA finals lead? 'Malamang kami na 'yun,' says Arwind

May 08, 2019 - 11:43 PM

Santos makes another bold prediction after assuring San Miguel will tie Magnolia in the 2019 Philippine Cup finals

OOZING. Arwind Santos does not lack confidence of San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


Near-perfect game for Fajardo as San Miguel knots finals series vs Magnolia

May 08, 2019 - 9:27 PM

On the night he was crowned Best Player of the Conference, the reigning five-time MVP proves to be a cut above the rest

THE KRAKEN. June Mar Fajardo bounces back big to help San Miguel tie Magnolia in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


June Mar Fajardo stretches Best Player streak in PH Cup

May 08, 2019 - 7:35 PM

The San Miguel star center bests NorthPort forward Sean Anthony and TNT guard Roger Pogoy for the coveted award

THE KRAKEN. June Mar Fajardo continues to outdo himself. Photo from PBA Images


D-League: Baste outlasts rival San Beda in 2OT thriller

May 07, 2019 - 8:43 PM

Behind Allyn Bulanadi and RK Ilagan, San Sebastian rallies from 20 points down to stun San Beda

GUTSY WIN. RK Ilagan (left) and the Stags push past the Red Lions to secure a playoff slot. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 4

May 07, 2019 - 6:44 PM

The Hotshots seek to gain a commanding 3-1 lead while the Beermen eye to equalize the series when they tangle on Wednesday, May 8


Che'Lu pulls plug on UST to keep playoff bid alive in D-League

May 06, 2019 - 6:43 PM

The Revellers deny the Tigers an early entry to the playoffs

STRUGGLING. Che'Lu hands UST its second loss in the last 3 games. Photo from PBA Images


Reavis experience key vs Fajardo in PBA finals

May 06, 2019 - 12:32 AM

Magnolia gains a 2-1 series lead over San Miguel with its 41-year-old veteran doing work on both ends of the floor

OLD BUT GOLD. Rafi Reavis helps contain June Mar Fajardo as Magnolia takes Game 3 against San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


Arwind on San Miguel's 1-2 deficit: 'Hindi kami kinakabahan sa ganiyan'

May 05, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Santos doesn't believe that Magnolia will be able to stop San Miguel for the rest of the Philippine Cup finals even after they were limited to a series-low in points

CONFIDENT. Arwind Santos says San Miguel will assure that it will tie the series against Magnolia in Game 4. Photo from PBA Images


Magnolia clamps down on San Miguel for 2-1 finals lead

May 05, 2019 - 9:04 PM

Mark Barroca, Ian Sangalang, and Rafi Reavis show the way as the Hotshots regain the upper hand in the best-of-seven Philippine Cup finals affair

STOPPER. Rafi Reavis plays a key role in limiting June Mar Fajardo as Magnolia turns back San Miguel in Game 3. Photo from PBA Images


Ex-Rockets forward Terrence Jones to reinforce TNT in PBA

May 05, 2019 - 12:45 PM

The 6-foot-9 big man looks to help restore the lost glory for the KaTropa, who last reached a PBA finals in 2017

BATTLE TESTED. Terrence Jones played for 3 teams in the NBA and usually put up double digit numbers. Photo from Terrence Jones' Instagram account (@terrencejones1)


Ross backs Romeo after ejection: 'We let people be themselves'

May 04, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Chris Ross throws full support behind Terrence Romeo, whom he says has been an 'amazing' teammate since joining San Miguel

SOLID PARTNERSHIP. Chris Ross throws full support for teammate Terrence Romeo. Photos from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 3

May 04, 2019 - 8:25 PM

San Miguel and Magnolia break the deadlock in Game 3 of the best-of-seven title series on Sunday, May 5


Arwind tells Terrence to keep emotions in check after finals ejection

May 04, 2019 - 8:42 AM

'Ang problema kay Terrence pagka umuusok 'yung ilong, pati tenga umuusok eh, 'di nakakarinig minsan,' says Santos after Romeo incurred back-to-back technicals

TOSSED. Terrence Romeo fails to finish Game 2 of the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup finals after earning back-to-back technical fouls. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel exacts revenge on Magnolia to knot title series

May 03, 2019 - 9:27 PM

The Beermen level the best-of-seven affair at 1-1 with 7 players finishing in twin digits

BOUNCE BACK. Marcio Lassiter finds his shooting touch after going scoreless in Game 1. Photo from PBA Images


D-League: CSB routs Letran, Diliman College survives Marinero

May 02, 2019 - 9:36 PM

St Benilde and Diliman College post contrasting wins in the PBA D-League

Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 2

May 02, 2019 - 5:53 PM

Magnolia looks to reassert its mastery as San Miguel seeks to level the best-of-seven series in Game 2 on Friday, May 3


Lassiter still finding rhythm after laying egg in PBA finals opener

May 02, 2019 - 11:05 AM

Hobbled by back spasms in the semifinals, the marksman is trying to rediscover his deadly form as San Miguel looks to level the series against Magnolia

BOUNCE BACK. Marcio Lassiter will be all business as San Miguel seeks to exact revenge on Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images


Déjà vu? Sangalang says PH Cup finals a different story from last year

May 02, 2019 - 9:28 AM

Magnolia does not want history to repeat itself as it draws first blood against San Miguel

ON THEIR TOES. Ian Sangalang and Magnolia expects a fightback from San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


Magnolia stuns Fajardo, San Miguel in finals opener

May 01, 2019 - 10:06 PM

The Hotshots bank on a balanced attack to draw first blood against the Beermen

SPOILER. Magnolia puts to waste June Mar Fajardo's huge double-double effort for San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


Denzel Bowles joins Rain or Shine in PBA return

May 01, 2019 - 9:48 PM

The 6-foot-10 big man reunites with former teammate James Yap, with whom he won a PBA title

BACK AT IT. Denzel Bowles will see action in the PBA for the first time since 2016. File photo from PBA Images


No 'bigayan' for sister teams San Miguel, Magnolia in PBA finals

May 01, 2019 - 8:45 AM

The Beermen and the Hotshots assure that neither team will give an inch for the Philippine Cup title

TOOTH AND NAIL. Expect a dogfight between San Miguel and Magnolia in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


As PBA history beckons, San Miguel out to keep winning habit

Apr 30, 2019 - 11:27 PM

The Beermen can cement their legacy by becoming the first team in PBA history to win the Philippine Cup title for the fifth straight season

REPEAT OR REVENGE. San Miguel and Magnolia meet again in the Philippine Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


SCHEDULE: 2019 PBA Philippine Cup finals

Apr 30, 2019 - 7:18 PM

San Miguel and Magnolia battle for the All-Filipino title in a best-of-seven series

HIGH STAKES. San Miguel eyes a record fifth straight Philippine Cup title while Magnolia seeks its first All-Filipino championship since 2014. Photo from PBA Images


LIVE UPDATES: San Miguel vs Magnolia - PBA PH Cup Finals 2019 Game 1

Apr 30, 2019 - 6:02 PM

The Beermen and the Hotshots look to draw first blood in Game 1 on Wednesday, May 1


June Mar Fajardo comfortably ahead in Best Player race

Apr 30, 2019 - 4:35 PM

The San Miguel center is a cinch to nail a record sixth straight BPC crown in the Philippine Cup

THE KRAKEN. June Mar Fajardo continues to stamp his class in the PBA. Photo from PBA Images


Powerhouses Ateneo, UST make quick work of foes in D-League

Apr 29, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Thirdy Ravena shows the way for the Blue Eagles while Soulemane Chabi Yo takes charge for the Growling Tigers

PILING IT UP. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles notch their eighth win. Photo from PBA Images