ph cup 2015 - updates

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San Miguel wins first All-Filipino title since 2001

Jan 21, 2015 - 9:56 PM

Arwind Santos hits the go ahead basket as the San Miguel Beermen beats Alaska in Game 7 to win the PBA 2015 PH Cup title

BIG SHOT. Arwind Santos knocks down the go-ahead triple which gave San Miguel the lead for good in Game 7 as they take home the PBA 2015 PH Cup title. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 7)

Jan 21, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Rappler live blogs Game 7 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 6)

Jan 18, 2015 - 2:49 PM

Rappler live blogs Game 6 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 5)

Jan 16, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Rappler live blogs Game 5 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 4)

Jan 14, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Rappler live blogs Game 4 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

Austria on SMB Game 3 meltdown: 'It's my fault'

Jan 11, 2015 - 11:18 PM

I was not able to control the game says San Miguel Beermen head coach Leo Austria taking the blame for the team s fourth quarter collapse

MY FAULT. San Miguel Beer head coach Leo Austria says he should have been able to control the game. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Alaska mounts comeback anew, stuns San Miguel for 2-1 lead

Jan 11, 2015 - 7:33 PM

The Aces clamps down on defense in the final quarter to shock the Beermen and take a 2 1 series lead in the PBA 2015 PH Cup Finals

ALL-AROUND. Calvin Abueva (C) stuffs the stat sheet with 16 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 assists to help the Aces get a game 3 win over the Beermen. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Abueva, Tubid, others fined over Game 2 rough play

Jan 11, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Calvin Abueva and Ronald Tubid will pay the most in fines over the multiple skirmishes during Game 2 of the finals The Commissioner suspends no players

FINED. Calvin Abueva (L) will pay a total of over P15,000 in fines while Ronald Tubid (R) gets to pay (P13,000) over the 2015 PBA PH Cup Finals rough plays. File photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 3)

Jan 11, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Rappler live blogs Game 3 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

Fans blame Abueva for 'MMA in the PBA'

Jan 11, 2015 - 12:46 PM

PBA fans weigh in on the physical play in the finals blaming Alaska s Calvin Abueva and saying the league has to do more to control the situation

INSTIGATOR? Fans point to Calvin Abueva (L) as the player to blame for the unnecessary physical play in the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Finals. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Commissioner summons Alaska, San Miguel players over physical game 2

Jan 10, 2015 - 3:59 PM

After a PBA game that could have easily been mistaken for an MMA slugfest the Commissioner s office summons different Beermen and Aces

BLEEDING OUT. Arwind Santos suffers an injury in the forehead following an intense rebound battle against Calvin Abueva. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel wins physical battle over Alaska to tie finals at 1-1

Jan 09, 2015 - 9:35 PM

A very heated game 2 match ends with San Miguel levelling the series at one game apiece

SERIES TIED. Arwind Santos leads the Beermen with 22 points to even the PBA PH Cup series vs the Aces. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 2)

Jan 09, 2015 - 5:54 PM

Rappler live blogs Game 2 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

San Miguel left to pick up pieces after game 1 collapse

Jan 09, 2015 - 4:21 PM

San Miguel played the perfect first quarter but they couldn t sustain the same level of play throughout the game

TIGHT DEFENSE. Chris Banchero (L) and Cyrus Baguio (R) hounds a driving Chris Lutz (C). Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alaska mounts massive comeback for game 1 OT win

Jan 07, 2015 - 9:52 PM

Alaska comes back from being down by as big as 22 points to steal game one from San Miguel

UNTAMED. Calvin "The Beast" Abueva tallies 22 points and 10 rebounds as Alaska comes back from a 22-point hole to win game 1. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals game 1)

Jan 07, 2015 - 5:01 PM

Rappler live blogs Game 1 of the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals San Miguel Beermen vs Alaska Aces

3-on-3: San Miguel Beer vs Alaska (PBA PH Cup Finals)

Jan 07, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Can Alaska stop Fajardo? Who else will step up for the Beermen? Rappler s 3 on 3 panel weighs in on the PBA 2015 Philippine Cup Finals

INSIDE-OUT BATTLE. Sonny Thoss vs June Mar Fajardo and Calvin Abueva vs Arwind Santos are just two of the exciting match-ups to look forward to in the PBA 2015 PH Cup Finals. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alaska and their giant June Mar Fajardo problem

Jan 06, 2015 - 9:25 PM

From the players to the coaches all everyone talked about was Fajardo and his dominance And they have good reason to

GIANT THREAT. Throughout the Philippine Cup, June Mar Fajardo’s threat level significantly rose, and it has forced teams to triple-team him. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Leo Austria brings a new culture to San Miguel

Dec 29, 2014 - 9:17 PM

Austria is teaching a number of men some of them MVPs and All Stars how the fundamentals of basketball can serve a great purpose to winning

FIRST FINALS APPEARANCE. San Miguel's Leo Austria will play his first PBA finals as head coach. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Blackwater hopes import Chris Charles turns their fortunes in Comms Cup

Dec 11, 2014 - 6:27 PM

The Elite are boosting its line up with the 2 time ABL Best Import They also signed ABL Finals MVP and former Adamson standout Jerick Cañada

ELITE IMPORT. Blackwater Elite will have 7-foot-1 two-time ABL Best Import Chris Charles as reinforcement for the Commissioner's Cup. Photo from ASEAN Basketball League Facebook page

Blackwater mulling personnel changes after dismal PH Cup

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:21 PM

Blackwater Elite coach Leo Isaac admitted there are decisions the coaching staff and management must make in order to turn things around in their inaugural season

DISAPPOINTING. Blackwater under-performed in the Philippine Cup and wound up winless. Alex Nuyles is one of the players expected to lead the team. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Pacquiao ‘disappointed’ with win-loss record, but KIA to endure process

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:15 PM

A known winner in boxing Pacquiao according to assistant coach Glenn Capacio understands the uphill process KIA must go through to be truly competitive

LEADER. Forward Reil Cervantes leads the team in scoring this conference with 17 points a game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images