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Caguioa, 40, to play one more year for Ginebra

Jan 20, 2020 - 11:07 PM

Mark Caguioa says he still 'feels good' as he is set to see action in his 20th PBA season

ANOTHER ONE. Mark Caguioa wins his eighth PBA title with Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: Ginebra joins 'Tala' dance craze at victory party

Jan 20, 2020 - 9:30 PM

Finals MVP Japeth Aguilar and Scottie Thompson take center stage, drawing cheers from the fans who trooped to their victory party

DO-IT-ALL. Scottie Thompson shows off his dancing chops to the delight of the fans. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Marinero wins big with Malonzo in PBA D-League draft

Jan 20, 2020 - 5:31 PM

Projected to be the top draft pick, Jamie Malonzo slides to No. 2 with Marinerong Pilipino as AMA Online Education decides to go with a homegrown player

HIGH-FLYER. Jamie Malonzo begins his journey to the PBA in the PBA D-League. Photo from UAAP


Mercado parts ways with NorthPort in trade to Phoenix

Jan 20, 2020 - 1:58 PM

Sol Mercado, a three-time PBA champion, is touted to provide leadership for Phoenix, which looks to make a splash in the Philippine Cup

NEW HOME. Sol Mercado will play for his seventh PBA team. Photo from PBA Images


Scottie also deserving of Finals MVP, says Cone

Jan 19, 2020 - 10:01 PM

Tim Cone lauds Scottie Thompson for his contributions that often get overlooked, especially his defense on Chris Newsome in the PBA Governors' Cup finals

ANOTHER ONE. Scottie Thompson wins his fourth PBA title with Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Almazan to return stronger after injury derailed PBA title bid

Jan 19, 2020 - 6:58 PM

Raymond Almazan says the injury that kept him out of a crucial stretch in the PBA Governors' Cup finals serves as his motivation to come back better

BOUNCE BACK. Raymond Almazan is determined to come back stronger for Meralco. Photo from PBA Images


Brownlee no doubt an 'NBA-caliber' player, says Cone

Jan 19, 2020 - 4:01 PM

Justin Brownlee's on-court brilliance reminds Ginebra coach Tim Cone of the late seven-time Best Import Bobby Parks

ULTIMATE WINNER. Justin Brownlee adds another PBA title to his belt. Photo from PBA Images


Projected top pick Malonzo takes first step to pro dream

Jan 19, 2020 - 12:52 PM

La Salle sensation Jamie Malonzo emerges as favorite to be chosen first in the 2020 PBA D-League Draft

Jamie Malonzo. Photo release

Durham aching to win elusive PBA title despite another finals heartbreak

Jan 18, 2020 - 10:50 PM

Allen Durham and Meralco fall short of the PBA Governors' Cup crown yet again versus Barangay Ginebra

TAKING THE POSITIVES. Allen Durham says life goes on despite falling short of his goal. Photo from PBA Images

MANILA, Philippines – A PBA crown remains elusive for Allen Durham.

'Surreal' to win PBA title vs ex-team, says Ginebra's Dillinger

Jan 18, 2020 - 5:36 PM

Jared Dillinger ends a personal six-year title drought as Barangay Ginebra drubs his former team Meralco

CHAMP AGAIN. Jared Dillinger helps Barangay Ginebra rules the PBA Governors' Cup for the third time in the last 4 seasons. Photo from PBA Images


First-time champ Pringle the 'difference' for Ginebra, says Cone

Jan 18, 2020 - 9:11 AM

After failing to get past the semifinals in his first 4 seasons in the league, Stanley Pringle captures his first PBA title with a new team

TITLE DROUGHT OVER. Stanley Pringle gives Barangay Ginebra another dimension in its third conquest of the PBA Governors' Cup in the last 4 seasons. Photo from PBA Images


Japeth deflects Finals MVP credit to entire Ginebra team

Jan 18, 2020 - 1:13 AM

Japeth Aguilar admits having a hard time accepting his first Finals MVP plum, saying all of his teammates did their part in winning the PBA Governors' Cup title

BIG CONTRIBUTOR. Japeth Aguilar captures his first Finals MVP award. Photo from PBA Images


Japeth clinches first Finals MVP as Ginebra rules

Jan 17, 2020 - 9:49 PM

Japeth Aguilar delivers on both ends to help power Barangay Ginebra to a PBA Governors' Cup title for the third time in the last 4 seasons

DOMINANT FIGURE. Meralco finds no answer for Japeth Aguilar as he helps key Barangay Ginebra to another PBA Governors' Cup crown. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra breaks Meralco heart anew, bags Govs' Cup crown

Jan 17, 2020 - 9:28 PM

Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra win the PBA Governors' Cup title for the third time in the last 4 seasons – all at the expense of Meralco

CHAMP AGAIN. LA Tenorio adds another PBA title to his belt. Photo from PBA Images

Memory of blowing past 3-1 lead keeps Cone on his toes

Jan 17, 2020 - 3:53 PM

Tim Cone knows that a 3-1 series lead could either set up a quick wrap-up or lead to a colossal meltdown

ON THE CUSP. Tim Cone and Barangay Ginebra are a win away from another Governors' Cup crown. Photo from PBA Images


LIVE UPDATES: Ginebra vs Meralco - PBA Governors' Cup Finals 2019-2020 Game 5

Jan 16, 2020 - 6:50 PM

Barangay Ginebra seeks to wrap it up but Meralco aims to stay alive when they meet in Game 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday, January 17.

No pain, no gain: Almazan wants to finish PBA finals despite knee injury

Jan 16, 2020 - 3:59 PM

Raymond Almazan endures the pain from a meniscal tear on his left knee and suits up for Meralco in Game 4 against Barangay Ginebra

ON THE BRINK. Raymond Almazan and Meralco have their backs against the wall after going down 1-3 in the PBA Governors' Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Tenorio, Ginebra dedicate Game 4 win to Taal eruption victims

Jan 16, 2020 - 12:51 AM

LA Tenorio hopes to make the Barangay Ginebra fans affected by the Taal Volcano eruption happy by winning the PBA Governors' Cup title

ONE MORE WIN. LA Tenorio and Barangay Ginebra dominate Meralco to move a win away from ruling the Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Cone: Brownlee after championships, not awards

Jan 15, 2020 - 11:51 PM

Justin Brownlee falls short of the Best Import award anew, but pushes Barangay Ginebra on the cusp of another PBA title

ON THE BRINK. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra are a win away from another PBA crown. Photo from PBA Images


Brownlee, Ginebra blast Meralco to move on cusp of PBA title

Jan 15, 2020 - 9:33 PM

Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra dominate the last 3 periods after a tight opening quarter to gain a 3-1 lead in the PBA Governors' Cup finals

ONE MORE WIN. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra are a win away from a third Governors' Cup crown in the last 4 seasons. Photo from PBA Images


Standhardinger caps fresh start in NorthPort with first Best Player award

Jan 15, 2020 - 7:15 PM

Traded in the middle of the PBA Governors' Cup, Christian Standhardinger shows he can put up monster numbers and lead a team to success

STELLAR CAMPAIGN. Christian Standhardinger beats out former teammate June Mar Fajardo for the coveted plum. Photo from PBA Images


Durham cops third Best Import honor

Jan 15, 2020 - 7:11 PM

Meralco's Allen Durham beats out Ginebra's Justin Brownlee yet again for the coveted award

UPPER HAND. Allen Durham beats out Just Brownlee anew for the top import award. Photo from PBA Images

Malonzo, Tungcab banner D-League draft pool

Jan 15, 2020 - 6:15 PM

Former La Salle high-flyer Jamie Malonzo and Gilas pool member Jaydee Tungcab headline the 2020 PBA D-League Draft

File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ginebra vs Meralco - PBA Governors' Cup Finals 2019-2020 Game 4

Jan 14, 2020 - 6:47 PM

Barangay Ginebra shoots for a 3-1 lead, while Meralco seeks to level the best-of-seven duel at 2-2 in Game 4 at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, January 15

Injured Almazan a gametime decision for Meralco

Jan 14, 2020 - 4:49 PM

Raymond Almazan had been averaging 17.5 points, 11 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks in the finals before injuring his left knee

CRUCIAL DECISION. Raymond Almazan will warm up for Game 4 and decide whether he is fit enough to play. Photo from PBA Images


TNT pulls off another trade, gets Ed Daquioag

Jan 14, 2020 - 2:46 PM

The move comes just a week after TNT shipped Mike Digregorio to Alaska to acquire combo guard Simon Enciso

NEW HOME. Ed Daquioag gets shipped to TNT, the third team of his young PBA career. Photo from PBA Images


Told by Cone of measly assist production, Brownlee answers call

Jan 13, 2020 - 11:50 PM

Justin Brownlee flirts with a triple-double to lead Barangay Ginebra to a 2-1 finals lead over Meralco after tallying just a single assist in the first two games combined

DO-IT-ALL. Justin Brownlee displays his full offensive repertoire in Game 3 of the PBA Governors' Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Jeff Napa to be named CEU head coach after Derrick Pumaren exit

Jan 13, 2020 - 9:21 PM

CEU gets a winning coach in Jeff Napa, who led NU to 3 UAAP juniors titles and helped Letran win the NCAA championship last year

NEW HOME. Jeff Napa takes the next step in his coaching career by moving to CEU. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Block party: Japeth a defensive beast for Ginebra in Game 3

Jan 13, 2020 - 12:23 AM

Japeth Aguilar leapfrogs PBA legends Alvin Patrimonio, Abe King, and Poch Juinio in the all-time blocks list

UPPER HAND. Japeth Aguilar and Barangay Ginebra seize a 2-1 lead against Meralco in the PBA Governors' Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Black, Meralco keeping fingers crossed on Almazan injury

Jan 12, 2020 - 11:39 PM

Meralco's title hopes take a huge blow as Raymond Almazan suffers a suspected knee strain

UNCERTAIN. Raymond Almazan is a question mark for the rest of the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra trounces Meralco behind Brownlee for 2-1 finals lead

Jan 12, 2020 - 9:13 PM

Justin Brownlee flirts with a triple-double as Barangay Ginebra staves off Meralco in Game 3 of the PBA Governors' Cup finals

BACK ON TOP. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra regain the upper hand against Meralco. Photo from PBA Images


Amer measures up to Meralco barometer with breakout game vs Ginebra

Jan 11, 2020 - 9:40 PM

Baser Amer says he cannot have mediocre performances, especially since he carries a big responsibility for Meralco

HIGHLIGHTS: Ginebra vs Meralco - PBA Governor's Cup Finals 2019-2020 Game 3

Jan 11, 2020 - 6:00 PM

A 2-1 lead is up for grabs as Barangay Ginebra and Meralco tangle in Game 3 at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, January 12

Unlikely hero: Pinto opens early Meralco floodgates vs Ginebra

Jan 11, 2020 - 12:03 AM

Nard Pinto plays out of his mind and provides a huge boost off the bench as Meralco nips Barangay Ginebra to tie the PBA Governors' Cup finals

THRILLER. Nard Pinto and Meralco escape Barangay Ginebra in Game 2. Photo from PBA Images


Meralco escapes Ginebra to knot PBA finals at 1-1

Jan 10, 2020 - 9:46 PM

Baser Amer and Allen Durham deliver down the stretch as Meralco frustrates Barangay Ginebra in Lucena City

BREAKTHROUGH. Allen Durham and Meralco get their first win in Lucena City. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: Ginebra vs Meralco - PBA Governor's Cup Finals 2019-2020 Game 2

Jan 09, 2020 - 8:12 PM

Barangay Ginebra and Meralco battle on the road for Game 2 in Lucena City on Friday, January 10

San Miguel trades Nabong weeks after team scuffle

Jan 09, 2020 - 6:16 PM

Kelly Nabong ends a successful stint with San Miguel highlighted by two PBA titles

COMEBACK. Kelly Nabong returns to NorthPort. Photo from PBA Images


Tenorio: Game 1 vs Meralco 'hardest' Ginebra played in years

Jan 08, 2020 - 4:33 PM

LA Tenorio and Barangay Ginebra 'bleed for every point' against a tough Meralco side in Game 1 of the PBA Governors' Cup finals

ONE DOWN. LA Tenorio and Barangay Ginebra are 3 wins away from another PBA Governors' Cup crown. Photo from PBA Images


Jaworski leads Ginebra outreach in Tondo

Jan 08, 2020 - 1:59 PM

PBA legend Robert Jaworski spearheads the Barangay Ginebra Shoebox of Malasakit gift-giving activity at the Better World community

MAN OF THE PEOPLE. Robert Jaworski gives back to the community. Photo from San Miguel Corporation


Aguilar wins game, trash talks Durham with key block

Jan 08, 2020 - 8:12 AM

Japeth Aguilar denies Allen Durham of what could have been the game-tying basket in Game 1 of the PBA Governors' Cup finals

INTENSE MATCHUP. Japeth Aguilar gets the last laugh over Allen Durham. Photo from PBA Images


Durham says Japeth's clutch Game 1 block a foul

Jan 08, 2020 - 12:06 AM

Allen Durham sees his potential game-tying layup denied by Japeth Aguilar, although he feels the referees should have called for a foul

FIGHTBACK. Allen Durham and Meralco are raring to bounce back against Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Brownlee, Ginebra survive Meralco in thrilling Game 1

Jan 07, 2020 - 10:10 PM

Justin Brownlee comes up clutch with big-time free throws as Barangay Ginebra draws first blood against Meralco in the best-of-seven finals series

EVER RELIABLE. As usual, Justin Brownlee saves the day for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: Ginebra vs Meralco - PBA Governors' Cup Finals 2019-2020 Game 1

Jan 06, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Barangay Ginebra and Meralco kick off the best-of-seven series on Tuesday, January 7, at the Araneta Coliseum

Alaska trades Enciso to TNT for Digregorio, draft pick

Jan 06, 2020 - 6:18 PM

TNT gets a combo guard in Simon Enciso, who ends a two-season stint with Alaska

NEW TEAM. Simon Enciso bolsters a solid TNT backcourt comprised of Jayson Castro and Ray Parks. Photo from PBA Images


'About time' for Durham, Meralco to end PBA title drought

Jan 05, 2020 - 11:55 PM

Allen Durham will shoot for his first PBA championship on his third try as Meralco seeks to exact revenge on finals tormentor Barangay Ginebra

TRILOGY. Allen Durham and Meralco tangle with Barangay Ginebra for the Governors' Cup crown for the third time. Photo from PBA Images


No, winning never gets old for Tim Cone

Jan 05, 2020 - 5:40 PM

Tim Cone can extend his PBA record of won championships as Barangay Ginebra and Meralco vie for the Governors' Cup crown

PILING IT UP. Tim Cone looks to win his fourth PBA title with Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Maliksi gets shot at PBA glory anew 5 years since Grand Slam

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Allein Maliksi returns to the PBA finals for the first time since winning a rare Grand Slam in 2014

WAIT MADE WORTH IT. Allein Maliksi is eager to win another title in the PBA, this time with Meralco. Photo from PBA Images


Brownlee wary of Christmas sweets as Ginebra gears up for PBA finals

Dec 24, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Justin Brownlee will be spending Christmas and New Year in the Philippines as the PBA set the Governors' Cup finals next year

HAT TRICK. Justin Brownlee seeks to win his third PBA Governors' Cup title with Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Black calls Quinto one of biggest draft steals in PBA history

Dec 24, 2019 - 7:56 AM

Bong Quinto keys Meralco back to the PBA finals with the finest game of his young professional career

DRAFT STEAL. Bong Quinto proves his worth once again for Meralco, which will face Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Governors' Cup finals for the third time in the last 4 seasons. Photo from PBA Images


To call Ginebra a rival, Durham says Meralco needs to win PBA title first

Dec 23, 2019 - 11:46 PM

Allen Durham will have another shot at a PBA title as he and Meralco meet Barangay Ginebra in the Governors' Cup finals for the third time in 4 years

UNFINISHED BUSINESS. Missing the Governors' Cup finals last year, Allen Durham says it feels good to back. Photo from PBA Images