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McDaniels erupts for 51 as TNT stays unbeaten

Oct 12, 2019 - 10:22 PM

TNT banks on KJ McDaniels' 51-point explosion to secure their sixth straight victory

Photo from PBA Images

Rosario hits dagger as TNT escapes NorthPort to stay perfect

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:09 PM

Behind Troy Rosario and KJ McDaniels, TNT mounts a comeback to edge out NorthPort and extend their unbeaten run to 5 games

DAGGER THREE. Troy Rosario's go-ahead three in the 1:06 mark of the 4th quarter powered TNT to stay perfect in the 2019 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo by PBA Images

Perez charging to experience sorry Columbian loss to TNT

Oct 06, 2019 - 1:03 AM

CJ Perez and Columbian fall short in their bid of handing TNT its first loss in the PBA Governors' Cup

LEARNING EXPERIENCE. CJ Perez says Columbian will be better from its loss to TNT. Photo from PBA Images


TNT stays perfect after edging upset-minded Columbian

Oct 05, 2019 - 9:38 PM

KJ McDaniels, Roger Pogoy, and Jayson Castro team up for 81 points to power TNT to its fourth straight win

AT THE TOP. Jayson Castro and TNT jump to solo lead in the standings. Photo from PBA Images


Pogoy wishes hot shooting in PBA translated to FIBA World Cup

Oct 02, 2019 - 11:46 PM

Roger Pogoy has been lighting it up from deep since he returned from the World Cup to help keep TNT unbeaten

SPOTLESS. Roger Pogoy and TNT have yet to lose in the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


TNT rains threes vs Phoenix to stay unscathed

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Troy Rosario, Roger Pogoy, and import KJ McDaniels catch fire as TNT drains 8 of its 18 triples in the final quarter

UNDEFEATED. KJ McDaniels and TNT stretch their winning streak to 3 games. Photo from PBA Images


Wright 'no excuses' as flagrant foul on Rosario dooms Rain or Shine

Sep 28, 2019 - 10:13 PM

Rain or Shine succumbs to TNT as Joel Wright gets forced to sit in the crucial stretch after intentionally tripping Troy Rosario

KEEPING A COOL HEAD. Joel Wright says he needs to play better as Rain or Shine slips to 1-2. Photo from PBA Images


TNT pummels Rain or Shine behind do-it-all McDaniels

Sep 28, 2019 - 7:16 PM

KJ McDaniels and TNT remain unbeaten in two games to seize a piece of the lead with NLEX

BACK-TO-BACK. KJ McDaniels takes over late for the undefeated TNT. Photo from PBA Images


McDaniels erupts for 41 as TNT dominates Blackwater

Sep 25, 2019 - 7:02 PM

TNT opens its 2019 PBA Governors' Cup campaign with a lopsided win over Blackwater

SHARPSHOOTER. KJ McDaniels shines to lead TNT past Blackwater. Photo by PBA Images

Jones eyeing NBA return after stellar PBA stint

Aug 18, 2019 - 4:01 PM

Terrence Jones says he will think about giving the PBA another run, but for now, he is focused on getting ready for the next NBA season

RETURNING HOME. Terrence Jones says his experience in the PBA and the Philippines is something he will never forget. Photo from PBA Images


Ex-NBA player KJ McDaniels to reinforce TNT in Governors' Cup

Aug 17, 2019 - 7:05 PM

TNT plans to follow the same formula that brought it back to PBA relevance by tapping KJ McDaniels, the former NBA teammate of Terrence Jones

UNFINISHED BUSINESS. TNT will look to end its title drought with KJ McDaniels in the fold. Photo from Instagram/@kocmj


PBA finalists San Miguel, TNT rekindle rivalry in Macau

Aug 17, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Newly crowned San Miguel Beer leads 3 PBA teams in an Asian club tournament this September

SUPER TEAM. PBA champion San Miguel tests its mettle against club teams from China, Japan, and South Korea. Photo from PBA Images

Jones accepts Arwind apology, says he only wants respect

Aug 17, 2019 - 12:15 AM

Former NBA player Terrence Jones says Arwind Santos' monkey taunt did not dampen his experience in the PBA and the Philippines

END OF THE ROAD. Terrence Jones ends his PBA stint as TNT loses the championship to San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel dispatches TNT in Game 6 to reclaim Comm's Cup crown

Aug 16, 2019 - 9:35 PM

Down 1-2 in the best-of-seven finals series, the Beermen seize the next 3 games for their 27th title in franchise history

CHAMPS AGAIN. San Miguel completes its Cinderella run in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 6

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:27 PM

San Miguel goes for the PBA Commissioner's Cup crown as TNT tries to stay alive in Game 6 at the Araneta Coliseum on Friday, August 16

Ross on helping Jones: 'I'm not a terrible person'

Aug 15, 2019 - 9:13 AM

Despite their heated encounters, Chris Ross displays sportsmanship by helping Terrence Jones get up from the floor

ON THE VERGE. Chris Ross and San Miguel are a win away from another PBA championship. Photo from PBA Images


Arwind not sorry for monkey gesture towards Jones

Aug 15, 2019 - 12:07 AM

Comparing black people to monkeys is a racist attack, but Arwind Santos says he's only trying to get into Terrence Jones' head

MIND GAMES. Arwind Santos says it all depends on Terrence Jones if he loses his cool. Photo from PBA Images


McCullough comes up clutch as San Miguel stuns TNT for 3-2 lead

Aug 14, 2019 - 9:37 PM

Chris McCullough delivers the goods in the closing stretch to help the Beermen storm back from 16 points down in the final 10 minutes

TURN BACK. Chris McCullough and San Miguel pull off a come-from-behind win over TNT. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 5

Aug 13, 2019 - 7:06 PM

TNT and San Miguel both seek to move one win closer from claiming the championship in Game 5 at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, August 14

After shoving match, Nabong says Jones flops 'all the time'

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:46 PM

Kelly Nabong believes Terrence Jones pushed him because he did not like that TNT fell victim to San Miguel in Game 4 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

DEADLOCK. Kelly Nabong and San Miguel tie TNT in the best-of-seven series at 2-2. Photo from PBA Images


Castro focused on grander goal for TNT after seizing Best Player plum

Aug 12, 2019 - 7:15 AM

Ending a two-year title drought remains at the top of the list for Jayson Castro

RAN OUT OF GAS. Jayson Castro and TNT fall short in gaining a 3-1 lead over San Miguel in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images


Comic relief after Arwind-Jones shouting match: 'Amoy burger'

Aug 11, 2019 - 11:46 PM

Fouled hard by San Miguel's Arwind Santos, TNT import Terrence Jones lets out a roar and figures in a brief staredown in Game 4

MIND GAMES. Arwind Santos admits that he and his teammates have been trying to get into Terrence Jones' head. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel banks on McCullough, Fajardo to nip TNT in Game 4

Aug 11, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Staying composed in the endgame this time, the Beermen knot the best-of-seven series at 2-2

ALL TIED UP. Chris McCullough and San Miguel avoid falling into a 1-3 hole against TNT. Photo from PBA Images


After nearly 3 years, Castro wins PBA Best Player award again

Aug 11, 2019 - 6:36 PM

TNT's Jayson Castro bests San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo, Blackwater's Ray Parks, Columbian's CJ Perez, and NorthPort's Robert Bolick for the coveted plum


Jones dethrones Brownlee, tops McCullough for PBA Best Import plum

Aug 11, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Terrence Jones clinches the award after churning out monster numbers and towing TNT back to the finals for the first time in two years


HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 4

Aug 10, 2019 - 6:00 PM

TNT shoots for a 3-1 lead while San Miguel eyes for the tie in Game 4 at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, August 11

Jones not trading barbs with Ross on 'baby' jab

Aug 10, 2019 - 3:31 PM

Opting to keep his focus on the game, Terrence Jones heaps praise on his teammates as TNT gains a 2-1 lead over San Miguel in the PBA finals

NOT THE OTHER STUFF. Terrence Jones only wants to talk about basketball. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: Ross says Jones 'mentally a baby'

Aug 10, 2019 - 12:09 AM

Suffering two busted lips in their first two encounters, Chris Ross gets headbutted by Terrence Jones early in Game 3

MIND GAMES. Chris Ross and Terrence Jones continue to get physical against each other in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images


TNT back with a vengeance, tops San Miguel in Game 3

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:49 PM

Terrence Jones registers a near triple-double as the KaTropa erase a double-digit deficit to seize a 2-1 series lead over the Beermen

REDEMPTION. Off a heartbreaking double-overtime loss in Game 2, TNT redeems itself against San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 3

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:11 PM

San Miguel and TNT vie for the series lead in Game 3 at the Araneta Coliseum on Friday, August 9

Ross to continue mind games, says up to Jones to be 'mentally strong'

Aug 08, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Chris Ross plays a crucial role in getting Terrence Jones ejected in Game 2 of the PBA finals as San Miguel survives TNT to level the series

MIND GAMES. Chris Ross and Terrence Jones continue to go at it in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images


Jones brushes off San Miguel mind games in PBA finals

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:27 AM

Terrence Jones gets ejected as TNT falls short against San Miguel in double overtime in Game 2 of the best-of-seven series

BOUNCE BACK. Terrence Jones and TNT ache for redemption in Game 3. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel escapes TNT in double OT to tie finals series

Aug 07, 2019 - 10:22 PM

The Beermen waste a 17-point lead but pull through when it mattered against the KaTropa

ALL TIED UP. June Mar Fajardo and San Miguel avoid falling to a 0-2 hole in the finals series. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 2

Aug 06, 2019 - 7:16 PM

TNT looks to put on another dominant show as San Miguel Beer tries to equalize in Game 2 of the best-of-seven title series

Emotional Jones trying to 'stay calm' in highly charged PBA finals

Aug 05, 2019 - 1:46 AM

Terrence Jones issues a near triple-double performance as TNT takes down San Miguel in Game 1

POISE. Knowing how valuable he is for TNT, Terrence Jones says he focused on keeping himself in the game. Photo from PBA Images


Ross feels elbow to the face from Jones done on purpose

Aug 05, 2019 - 12:01 AM

Videos also reveal that Terrence Jones stepped on Chris Ross' left leg for a couple of seconds right after the hit

PAINFUL. Chris Ross suffers a double whammy as San Miguel loses Game 1. Photo from PBA Images


Jones unstoppable as TNT crushes San Miguel in Game 1

Aug 04, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Terrence Jones flirts with a triple-double and 4 locals breach double figures as the KaTropa draw first blood in the best-of-seven finals series

BEAST. Terrence Jones and TNT manhandle San Miguel to open their finals series. Photo from PBA Images


HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 1

Aug 03, 2019 - 6:56 PM

It's a clash between old foes as San Miguel and TNT dispute the crown in a best-of-seven series starting Sunday, August 4

Former NBA players collide as Jones, McCullough face in PBA finals

Aug 03, 2019 - 12:27 PM

Both have been stories of success for their respective teams, but as the old saying goes, something has to give

BEST OF THE BEST. Chris McCullough and Terrence Jones go up against each other for the first time in the PBA. Photos from PBA Images


GAME SCHEDULE: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen PBA Finals 2019

Aug 03, 2019 - 10:23 AM

It's an all-out war as TNT and San Miguel vie for the grand prize in a best-of-seven series

Austria: Title quest vs TNT will be 'toughest' for San Miguel

Aug 03, 2019 - 9:15 AM

With Terrence Jones and the KaTropa locals on the same page, coach Leo Austria says the Beermen will have their work cut out for them

OUTCLASS. San Miguel will look to reassert its mastery over TNT, just like the last 6 times the two teams faced each other in the playoffs. Photo from PBA Images


As Ginebra gets the boot, Cone says TNT has 'good shot' to win title

Aug 02, 2019 - 9:12 AM

Barangay Ginebra surrenders its throne in the PBA Commissioner's Cup after falling prey to TNT

MOVING FORWARD. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra will now turn their focus on reclaiming their crown in the Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


With Father Time creeping in, Castro sets sights on another PBA title

Aug 02, 2019 - 12:46 AM

Jayson Castro has a solid chance of winning his seventh PBA crown as TNT reaches the finals for the first time in two years

BACK AT IT. Jayson Castro and TNT end their finals drought. Photo from PBA Images


TNT too hot to handle for Ginebra, ends finals drought

Aug 01, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Terrence Jones collects his fifth triple-double of the conference and receives sufficient help from the locals as the KaTropa finish off the Gin Kings in 4 games

DROUGHT OVER. Terrence Jones and TNT deny LA Tenorio and Barangay Ginebra's bid for a second straight championship in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Tenorio on staredown with Jones: 'I'm his favorite'

Jul 30, 2019 - 11:51 PM

The 5-foot-9 LA Tenorio stands his ground against the 6-foot-9 Terrence Jones after bumping into each other in Game 3 of the Ginebra-TNT semifinals

STILL ALIVE. LA Tenorio gets the last laugh on Terrence Jones as Ginebra prevents TNT from a sweep. Photo from PBA Images


No sweep: Ginebra staves off elimination vs TNT in Game 3

Jul 30, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Justin Brownlee turns on the switch in the endgame as the Gin Kings shave their deficit in the best-of-five semifinals duel to 1-2

ANOTHER DAY. Stanley Pringle and Ginebra stay alive. Photo from PBA Images


TNT remains grounded vs Ginebra even with finals in sight

Jul 28, 2019 - 11:46 PM

TNT consultant Mark Dickel says the best is yet to come from the Gin Kings after the KaTropa seized a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five semifinals affair

CLOSE OUT. Terrence Jones and TNT have a chance to sweep Barangay Ginebra in Game 3. Photo from PBA Images


TNT a win away from finals, pushes Ginebra to brink

Jul 28, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Terrence Jones collects his fourth triple-double for the KaTropa, who last reached the finals two years ago

BACK-TO-BACK. Terrence Jones and TNT assert their mastery over Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Brownlee tips hat to Jones for stellar defensive work in Ginebra loss

Jul 26, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Justin Brownlee scores just a single point in the final quarter after being hounded by Terrence Jones as Ginebra surrenders Game 1 to TNT

REVENGE. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra eye a bounce-back game against TNT. Photo from PBA Images


TNT clamps down on Brownlee late to survive Ginebra in Game 1

Jul 26, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The KaTropa limit reigning Best Import of the Conference Justin Brownlee to a single point in the final quarter to draw first blood in the semifinals

BEST IMPORT CONTENDER. Terrence Jones comes up clutch for TNT anew with two big buckets down the stretch. Photo from PBA Images