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ALASKA SURVIVES GLOBALPORT TO REGAIN SOLO LEAD

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CAGAYAN DE ORO – Alaska Milk held its ground versus Globalport in a rugged contest, making the killing early in the fourth quarter as the Aces drubbed the Batang Pier, 87-84, to regain the solo lead in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Xavier University Gym here Saturday night. Trailing most of the first half, […]

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HOTSHOTS, BOLTS IN CRUCIAL TIFF

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Reigning four-peat champ Purefoods Star and Meralco, two teams trying to build momentum entering the homestretch of the eliminations, clash in a crucial face-off in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Alonte Sports Center in Binan, Laguna Sunday. The two teams are out to jack up their stock in the middle of the pack as […]

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TEXTERS AIM TO REBOUND VS. 3RD WIN-SEEKING ENERGY

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BARAKO Bull coach Koy Banal is most wary of a team coming off a loss, especially if that team is as power-laden as Talk N Text. It is no wonder then why Banal wants his Energy to be more than on their toes when they clash with the Tropang Texters Sunday in the PBA Philippine […]

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THE TOP FIVE #PBA2015 CENTERS RIGHT NOW

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Centers are ruling the 2015 Philippine Cup, with the top three slotmen among the five most efficient players in the league. June Mar Fajardo just dropped a huge game, ditto with Asi Taulava, and Greg Slaughter has been consistently great. Who are the other two, though? Well, you might be surprised. Without further ado, here […]

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ACES TRY TO ELUDE BATANG PIER’S AXE

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GLOBALPORT has gotten its axe sharply honed and is about to wield it anew. Not if Alaska could avoid those fatal swings, however. The Aces have apparently learned their lessons from a recent disaster when they square off with the upset-conscious Batang Pier Saturday in the PBA Philippine Cup road game at the Xavier University […]

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MERALCO ZAPS GINEBRA

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ANTIPOLO – Meralco, playing with great determination against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and its formidable team, ended its search for the elusive first win in the Ynares Sports Center here Friday night. With an untiring up-tempo game, the Bolts cut down to size Greg Slaughter, Japeth Aguilar and the whole Ginebra squad, pulling off a […]

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TAULAVA-LED NLEX GETS BACK ON TRACK

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Call it the luck of the sky blue lowcut Chucks. With his old pair of sneakers in tow, Asi Taulava walked on the old court of Ynares Center in Antipolo in hopes of ending NLEX’s three-game losing streak. And on Friday, the ageless one delivered a flashback performance reminiscent of his heydays. Taulava anchored the […]

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KINGS LOOKING TO CROWD LEADERS

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Alaska’s upset loss to Barako Bull Wednesday night has kept the fight for the Top Two in the PBA Philippine Cup elimination round wide open. Barangay Ginebra San Miguel seeks to pound the opening, first by trying to rebound from a loss the last time out as the Kings tangle with the Meralco Bolts at […]

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NEW VENUE FOR OLD RIVALRY

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There was a time when NLEX and Blackwater always crossed paths in the D-League. It was always a fierce battle between the Elite and the Road Warriors, and the rivalry even went to two championship series. Winning six D-League titles, the only time NLEX failed to capture the crown was against Blackwater in the 2013 […]

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TAUTUAA IMPRESSIVE IN DEBUT AS CAGAYAN KEEPS SLATE CLEAN

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Moala Tautuaa had a rousing debut for Cagayan Valley, but it was Abel Galliguez who stole the show for the Rising Suns as they nailed their fourth straight victory, an 89-84 double-overtime win over CafeFrance in the 2015 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena. The Fil-Tongan big man had 26 points, […]

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