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Little rest for Pingris

Marc Pingris has only 10 days to rest before rejoining the Gilas Pilipinas national team. And he plans to make full use of it beginning with a trip to Pangasinan to visit his mother, Erlinda Prado.

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PBA: Big Game Yap back on top

Asked during the post-game interview Wednesday – after the Mixers had completed the Grand Slam by beating Rain or Shine in Game 5 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals, 92-89, and Yap had wrapped his huge hands around the PBA Press Corps Finals MVP plaque – whether his two missed free throws in the closing seconds
were due to fatigue, Yap bristled.

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PBA GRAND SLAM: 18 years in the making

Seven years separate the first two PBA Grand Slams – Baby Dalupan’s Crispa Redmanizers (1976) and Tommy Manotoc’s Crispa (1983), six between the second and the third – Norman Black’s San Miguel Beer (1989), and another seven years prior to the fourth – Tim Cone’s Alaska Milk (1996).

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PBA: Mixers win Grand Slam

As expected, turbulence struck hard on the final leg of its quest for the Grand Slam. But San Mig Super Coffee hung on strong behind the familiar hand and steady guidance of a man who 18 years ago steered another voyage safely through these same waters.

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PBA: Record turnout seen in Game 5

The Philippine Basketball Association is bracing for a huge turnout for today’s Game 5 of the PLDT Telepad-PBA Governors’ Cup Finals between grand slamseeking San Mig Coffee and Rain or Shine at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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PBA: Mixers try again

In a fitting end to a thrilling and emotionally-draining championship series, the Elasto Painters and the Mixers clash today in the deciding fifth game of the PLDT Home Telpad Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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