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Parks takes spotlight in rousing win vs Ginebra: 'I love playing big games'

May 25, 2019 - 12:43 AM

The second overall pick shows up against the crowd darlings as Blackwater survives a second straight overtime game

NO ROOKIE JITTERS. Ray Parks proves he is clutch for the Blackwater Elite. Photo from PBA Images


Almazan just waiting go signal for Meralco debut

May 24, 2019 - 11:37 PM

The wiry big man looks to bring the same defensive presence he was known for before he was traded by Rain or Shine

WAITING GAME. Raymond Almazan is itching to return to the PBA hardwood after missing the first two games of the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Parks delivers at crunchtime as Blackwater noses out Ginebra in OT

May 24, 2019 - 10:10 PM

The rookie shows no jitters by taking over in the extra period to help the Elite remain unbeaten

BIG ADDITION. Ray Parks proves to be worth the wait for the Blackwater Elite. Photo from PBA Images


Lawal a beast inside as Meralco thwarts Columbian for 1st win

May 24, 2019 - 7:10 PM

The Bolts arrest a meltdown to improve to 1-1 and keep the Dyip winless in the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup

TOO STRONG. Gani Lawal records another monster double-double for Meralco. Photo from PBA Images


Enderun pulls off shocker, kicks UST off D-League playoffs

May 23, 2019 - 6:59 PM

Also-ran Enderun pushes UST to a five-way tie that dropped the Tigers out of playoff contention due to an inferior quotient

GAME HERO. Brandon Chauca erupts for 31 points to power Enderun’s surprise stand against UST. Photo from PBA Images

Twin mix-up: Guiao confronts wrong Semerad

May 23, 2019 - 12:26 AM

Nevertheless, the NLEX coach says he just wanted to send a message across

BOUNCE BACK. Yeng Guiao and the NLEX Road Warriors look to rebound from their 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup debut that ended in a blowout loss. Photo from PBA Images


NorthPort import Prince Ibeh has more to show after PBA debut

May 22, 2019 - 10:29 PM

The 6-foot-10 big man bucks off a slow start to help NorthPort deal Alaska a 22-point drubbing

ONE FOR THE BOOKS. Prince Ibeh's PBA debut ends in a rousing win. Photo from PBA Images


Terrence Jones stamps class as TNT crushes NLEX

May 22, 2019 - 9:32 PM

The former NBA player runs roughshod over the defense with a monster double-double performance

SCORING MACHINE. Terrence Jones shows off his scoring chops as TNT kicks off its campaign with a dominant win. Photo from PBA Images


No Pringle, no problem as NorthPort pummels Alaska for 1st win

May 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The Batang Pier rely on a balanced attack to notch their conference debut in the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup

DO-IT-ALL. Mo Tautuaa submits all-around numbers for NorthPort. Photo from PBA Images


Fined Tubid, Nabong also suspended for role in 'Spider-Man' incident

May 22, 2019 - 4:43 PM

San Miguel will miss the services of the two veterans for quite some time in the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup

PUNISHED. The PBA drops the hammer on Ronald Tubid and Kelly Nabong. Photos from PBA Images


St Clare, Go for Gold clinch PBA D-League playoff spots

May 21, 2019 - 8:33 PM

Both toting 6-3 slates, St Clare and Go for Gold-CSB hope to carry their winning momentum to the next round

FULL CONTROL. Roosevelt Adams hauls down the rebound in the game that Go for Gold dominated all the way. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel boss asks Beermen: 'Isang Grand Slam lang'

May 20, 2019 - 10:49 PM

The Beermen completed their first and only hat trick of championships in 1989, and it would be fitting they achieve the feat once more 30 years later

HIGH FIVE. The San Miguel make PBA history with a fifth straight Philippine Cup championship. Photo from PBA Images


D-League: Che'lu rallies past Enderun, keeps playoff push alive

May 20, 2019 - 7:36 PM

Jeff Viernes, Alfred Batino, and Rey Suerte conspire as the Revellers pull off a comeback win

VETERAN. Jeff Viernes' experience works wonders for Che'lu. Photo from PBA Images


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


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