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Thirdy Ravena not joining PBA Rookie Draft

Thirdy Ravena not joining PBA Rookie Draft

BY JONAS TERRADO ATENEO star Thirdy Ravena has opted to skip this year’s PBA Rookie Draft to concentrate on possible opportunities overseas. His manager Marvin Espiritu confirmed those plans Friday, shortly after the PBA released notable players that submitted their names before the 5 p.m. deadline. The PBA’s press release didn’t mention the three-time UAAP Finals […]

Another bumper crop of rookies is expected to join the PBA mix next season, with applicants for the coming PBA Annual Draft hitting 50 ahead of its 5 p.m. deadline today. Ateneo stalwarts Isaac Go, Adrian Wong, Vince Tolentino and twin brothers Matt and Mark Nieto are among the notables who have made themselves available […]

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Batang Pier battle Gin Kings in PBA semis

BY JONAS TERRADO NorthPort became only the fourth No. 8 seed to beat a No. 1 after stunning NLEX with a 126-123 triple overtime victory Wednesday to secure the fourth and last berth in the PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Batang Pier rode on the inspiring performance of the hardworking […]

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Batang Pier, NLEX clash for last semis

By JONAS TERRADO  Game Wednesday (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – NorthPort vs NLEX NLEX and NorthPort dispute the last semifinals berth in their do-or-die PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals clash Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The winner of the 7 p.m. affair gets the right to face Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in a best-of-five […]

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NorthPort dumps NLEX, forces rubber match in QF series

BY JONAS TERRADO NORTHPORT pushed top seed NLEX to a rubber match for a semifinals berth after rolling to a 115-90 victory in a tense quarterfinal affair in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Import Michael Qualls had 39 points, 16 rebounds, five assists and two blocks as the Batang Pier continued their […]

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JMF stays positive despite SMB’s failed Grand Slam bid

BY JONAS TERRADO THE San Miguel Beermen looked like a horse that fell a bit short of completing a Triple Crown after their Grand Slam dreams came to an end yet again with a quarterfinal loss to Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Governors’ Cup. But like two years ago when the same predicament happened, the Beermen […]

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