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This time, SMB hopes to complete Grand Slam

This time, SMB hopes to complete Grand Slam

SAN MIGUEL BEER acknowledged that there will be challenges in its quest to win the PBA Grand Slam, but is nonetheless ready to do the job that was left unfinished two seasons ago. The Beermen set themselves up for a chance to complete a sweep of the league’s three conferences after finishing off TNT KaTropa, 102-90, […]

Bol, son of Manute Bol, excited to show worth for Nuggets

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Teen center Bol Bol, the Sudanese-American son of the late NBA star Manute Bol, is confident and excited to begin his own NBA journey with the Denver Nuggets. The 7-foot-2 (2.18m) 19-year-old has an amazing 7-foot-8 (2.37m) extended fingertip reach, impressive outside shooting and dribbling moves to match his formidable shotblocking skills […]

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Team USA  edges Spain  in exhibition

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Much got made earlier this week after USA Basketball’s national team was soundly beaten by a bunch of G League players during a scrimmage in practice. Maybe it was a wake-up call. The Americans are on their way to the other side of the world, and they’ll have a win to […]

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I have great respect for TNT KaTropa – Romeo

TERRENCE Romeo had to wait for the drum roll to end before he can hear his name being announced as the best player of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals. Romeo could only close his eyes while being mobbed by his teammates after claiming the PBA Press Corps-Honda Finals Most Valuable Player, perhaps the biggest individual achievement […]

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Beermen show true heart of champions — Austria

San Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria likened their 2019 PBA Commissioners’ Cup journey to a rollercoaster ride after bagging the title Friday night in Game 6 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Beermen bested the Talk ‘N Text KaTropa, 102-90, to wrap up a 4-2 win in the best-of-seven series by digging deep and winning […]

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For Alapag it was purely business, but MVP was distraught

As the players and officials of Talk ‘N Text wallowed in misery at center court during the formal awarding rites late Friday night, Jimmy Alapag took the time to console and cheer up the members of his former team. It wasn’t exactly easy but Alapag, now one of San Miguel’s assistant coaches, felt he had to do it. […]

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