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PBA: Waiting game for Kings, Hotshots

By Jonas Terrado Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Magnolia were forced to play the waiting game at presstime to see if they will start their best-of-five PBA Governors’ Cup semifinal series today or be given until the weekend to map out their battle plans. The outcome of the Phoenix-Meralco and Alaska-San Miguel Beer quarterfinal matches […]

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‘Stan’ way ahead in BPC derby

By Jonas Terrado San Miguel Beer rookie Christian Standhardinger took an initial step in his bid to claim his first major award by topping the Best Player of the Conference race at the end of the PBA Governors’ Cup eliminations. The 29-year-old Fil-German compiled 43.1 Statistical Points after leading all locals in scoring and rebounding […]

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Fitting swan song for Tiu?

Rain or Shine veteran guard Chris Tiu exploded for a new career high in what could possibly be his final game as a pro en route to capturing the Cignal-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week in the 2018 Governors’ Cup. The 5-foot-11 guard out of Ateneo fired 17 of his 30 points in the […]

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Hotshots trip Elite, gain semis

Ian Sangalang bounced back from a disappearing act the last time with a pair of crucial baskets in the final three minutes to give Magnolia a 103-99 victory over Blackwater in their quarterfinal duel last night and advance to the semifinals of the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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PBA: Aces seek semis vs Beermen

By Jonas Terrado Games Today (Cuneta Astrodome) 4:30 p.m. – Meralco vs Phoenix 7 p.m. – Alaska vs San Miguel Phoenix aims for another breakthrough moment in its young existence while Alaska hopes to slay the ghost of past heartbreaks against San Miguel Beer when they take a crack at a semifinals berth today in […]

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Ginebra, Magnolia eye semis

By Jonas Terrado Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:30 p.m. – Blackwater vs Magnolia* 7 p.m. – Ginebra* vs NLEX (*twice-to-beat advantage) Defending champion Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Magnolia look to arrange a semifinal showdown as they attempt to make short work of their rivals today in the start of the PBA Governors’ Cup […]

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