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Ginebra rallies past Alaska, forces do-or-die for semis slot

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ANTIPOLO — Ginebra battled back from 17 points down and pulled off an 85-81 victory over Alaska on Sunday to force a do-or-die for a semifinals in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup at Ynares Center here. The Gin Kings fought back from a 50-37 deficit and unleashed a jaw-dropping 21-1 run to close the third frame […]

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Fajardo, Castro, Abueva lead Gilas pool

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San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo and TNT’s Jayson Castro headlined the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool which will make up the national team for the coming international tournaments. National team coach Chot Reyes announced the names on Sunday at Philsports Arena in Pasig in between the Alaska-Mahindra and Ginebra-Phoenix doubleheader. Calvin Abueva and Terrence Romeo are also […]

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Alaska boosts playoff bid, ousts Mahindra

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Alaska pulled away in the fourth quarter to bet Mahindra, 107-91, and grab a share of second place in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday at Philsports Arena in Pasig City. Calvin Abueva was in his usual self, scattering 18 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks to power the Aces’ fourth-quarter surge. “We’re in a […]

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Sumang, Blackwater top Alaska

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Roi Sumang was rarely given the chance to finish a game for Blackwater. The former University of the East standout was there to polish it all up Sunday and did it with aplomb in helping the Elite stun Alaska 103-100 to get back in the winning track in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. […]

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Alaska, Star eye share of third place

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Who did their homework better during their long break? Who stay in shape and keep sharpness from a respite of over two weeks?         These questions beg for answer as the Alaska Aces and the Star Hotshots return to action, going up against each other in a crucial setto in the PBA Philippine Cup elimination round […]

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Abueva, Alaska show no letup in big win over Ginebra

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Alaska has made a name for itself as one of the best teams in the league at pulling off comebacks. The Aces did that a couple of seasons ago winning more than a dozen games after trailing by more than 20 points, and on Wednesday they stunned Meralco 81-79 after falling by as much as […]

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Ferrer shrugs off career-high in Ginebra loss to Alaska

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Kevin Ferrer may have found his stride against Calvin Abueva and Alaska, but overall, Barangay Ginebra’s offense was nowhere to be seen. Alaska was hellbent on dealing Ginebra a nice Christmas present in the form of a 101-86 beating, and the rookie Ferrer was in no mood to celebrate his new career-high of 19 points.  […]

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Compton praises Aces reserves in close loss to SMB: ‘Proud of them’

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Consider it vindication for coach Alex Compton. Urging the management to re-sign Abel Galliguez, Marion Magat, and Jaypee Mendoza in the offseason, these seldom-used players repaid the Aces mentor of his faith, keeping the team afloat in their game against San Miguel on Saturday. Without seven of its key players, Alaska still gave the two-time […]

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Compton not going to force injured Abueva to play

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Alaska forward Calvin Abueva will be out indefinitely for the Aces after a torn quad left him sidelined in their season opener against NLEX Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Aces head coach Alex Compton said Abueva tore his quadriceps during the offseason, and it’s not just the tonsillitis that sidelined the 2016 Commissioner’s Cup Best […]

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Abueva on botched comeback: ‘Kinabahan nga sila’

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It was a comeback for the ages, but it was a comeback that failed. Alaska was on the verge of pulling off another shocker when it rallied back from 20 points down against Ginebra in the PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. But Kings import Justin Brownlee did just enough to put […]

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PBA Fan of the Day: Gladyves Dinawanao

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Name: Gladyves Dinawanao Age: 21 Hails From: Valenzuela Favorite Team: Alaska Aces Favorite Player: Calvin Abueva How long have you been a fan: Four years Why are you a fan of Alaska: Specifically because of Abueva, gusto ko pano siya maglaro. Nakaka-boost siya ng energy ng team.

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Abueva leads Aces rout of Fuel Masters

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Alaska is back. The Aces’ streak now stands at three as they recaptured their thunder on the defensive end and routed Phoenix, 103-87 Saturdayin the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup at Mall of Asia Arena. RJ Jazul topscored for Alaska with 19 points, six assists, three boards, and two steals, but it was Calvin Abueva who injected […]

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Abueva misses All-Star Game due to tonsillitis, dehydration

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Wonder why Calvin Abueva was absent in Sunday’s All-Star Game? PBA deputy commissioner Rickie Santos shared that the energetic Alaska forward was taken to Cardinal Santos Medical Center at 3 a.m. on Saturday due to tonsillitis and dehydration. Alaska assistant coach Jeffrey Cariaso also answered a query on Twitter regarding Abueva’s absence. “As much as he wanted to be there, […]

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Title-hungry Aces hopeful heading into the new conference

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After falling short in the last three Finals, Alaska remains driven by hunger and heartaches as it hopes to end its three-year title drought. And deputy coach Louie Alas could see it from his wards, as the morale in the team’s offseason practices is definitely on a high. “Kung gagawing basis ang practice, feeling ko […]

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Gilas names final 12; Tenorio, Abueva out

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Tropang TNT, Rain or Shine, San Miguel Beer, Star, Barangay Ginebra and Globalport are six PBA teams with representation in the Gilas Pilipinas final roster named for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament at Mall of Asia Arena on July 5-10.          The Texters have the most number of players in the team with four, followed by the […]

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Abueva vows rallying Aces won’t letup

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Back in the PBA Philippine Cup, Alaska was part of history when a team down 0-3 in a seven-game series came back and won the title. Unfortunately for the Aces, they were on the other side and the victor was the San Miugel Beermen. This Commissioner’s Cup Finals the Aces are looking to make their […]

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PBA Fans of the Day: Blake Tolmie and Stephanie Dorrian

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Name: Blake Tolmie and Stephanie Dorrian Age: 31 and 25 Hails from: Australia Favorite PBA team: Alaska Aces Favorite PBA players: Sonny Thoss and Calvin Abueva Why are you a fan of Alaska: “The two of them are our all-time favorite players.”

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Alaska extends Finals series, frustrates Rain or Shine

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Rain or Shine and Alaska Milk head for another battle Wednesday. The Aces still refused to quit, beating out the Elasto Painters, 86-78, in a gripping duel Sunday to further cut their deficit to 2-3 in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup best-of-seven titular series at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Surviving a fifth do-or-die in the […]

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Baldwin glad Abueva, Lee dodged serious injuries

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As watched the game from the commentators’ booth, Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin couldn’t help but but feel relieved when Calvin Abueva and Paul Lee both returned to action after separate injury scares. Baldwin worked as a TV analyst in Game 1 of the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals Friday night and got a […]

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Abueva vows Aces will do whatever it takes in Game 5

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Despite losing its first crack at booking a return trip to the Finals, Calvin Abueva is still confident Alaska won’t let the opportunity slip away again come Game 5. “Makakabawi tayo sa Wednesday,” Abueva guaranteed after the Aces’ 86-70 defeat to Meralco in Game 4 Monday night. “Do-or-die. Para mag-Finals talagang ibibigay na namin lahat.” Aces […]

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2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals Game 4 preview: Meralco Bolts vs Alaska Aces

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It’s Game 4 of the Commissioner’s Cup Finals and Alaska is on the verge of barging into their third straight Final appearance. Meralco, after a very commendable performance in the elims, is now on the edge and is in danger of missing the bus to their first ever Finals appearance. Will the Bolts push back […]

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Abueva narrows Slaughter’s lead in stats race for BPC

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Greg Slaughter remained in front of the statistical race for Best Player of the Conference, but Calvin Abueva isn’t close behind through the end of the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals. The Ginebra center Slaughter, who is norming 17.4 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks, paces the 2016 Commissioner’s Cup with a 34.2 average in statistical […]

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PBA Fan of the Day: Esmery Hans

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Name: Esmery Hans Fernandez Age: 14 Hails from: Malabon City Favorite team: Alaska Aces How long have you been supporting the team: Since last year Favorite player: Calvin Abueva Why are you a fan of Alaska: Dahil kay Abueva. Magaling siya and masipag maglaro.

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Abueva, Alaska bracing for all-out war in decider vs TNT

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Once again, Calvin Abueva proved to be the motor that keeps Alaska running. With their backs against the wall amid a raging TNT fightback, the Aces leaned on the energetic forward and pulled off a tough 85-81 victory on Tuesday to force a do-or-die Game 3 in their quarterfinals series. “Ang sarap nito kasi 1-1 […]

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Abueva, Alaska falls short in Game 1 loss to TNT

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Despite all of the things he did, Calvin Abueva’s efforts still weren’t enough to lift Alaska over TNT in Game 1 of their best-of-three quarterfinals series. Taking matters into his own hands, the Aces’ energizer bunny did it all, carrying the bulk of the load to pull his team back from a 15-point hole and […]

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Slaughter leads BPC race; Wilkerson paces imports

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Greg Slaughter has truly come to his own this 2016 Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup. And a testament to that is the Cebuano giant leading the Best Player of the Conference race at the end of the eliminations, putting him at a prime position to snag his first BPC award. Slaughter averaged 18.5 points, 9.7 rebounds, […]

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Rob Dozier returns as Aces beat Road Warriors

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Alaska stayed alive for a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals after escaping NLEX, 104-98, in the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Calvin Abueva had 23 points and eight rebounds while Rob Dozier posted a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds in his debut after missing the first 10 games due […]

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Alaska lacked effort in loss to Meralco, says Abueva

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Every loss stings, and for Calvin Abueva, who almost single-handedly towed Alaska to a comeback that just fell short in a narrow loss to Meralco on Friday, this one really hurts. Facing a 12-point deficit in the third quarter, the energetic forward took matters into his own hands, leading the Aces’ fightback that got them […]

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Abueva lifts Aces over Hotshots in Davao

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DAVAO CITY – The Alaska Aces played with renewed zest and energy from an 11-day break, springing back from back-to-back losses with a 100-92 spanking of the Star Hotshots that sealed their playoff entry in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the USEP Gym here Saturday night. Calvin Abueva best typified the great effort shown […]

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Player of the Week: Abueva’s all-around game leading the way for Aces

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Calvin Abueva captured his second Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week in the Oppo-PBA Commissioner’s Cup after spearheading Alaska’s back-to-back wins for the period of March 7-13. The undersized Alaska wingman was at his best defensively last Wednesday, hounding Barangay Ginebra import Othyus Jeffers all game long to help the Aces pull off an […]

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Player of the Week: Abueva in early beast mode for Aces

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Calvin Abueva capped Alaska’s tough two-game stretch for the week with solid plays to capture his first Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week award in the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Nicknamed the “Beast”, the undersized Alaska forward provided the hustle he was known for since his college days that enabled the Aces to secure […]

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2015-16 PBA PH Cup Semis Preview: GlobalPort Batang Pier vs Alaska Aces – ON THE VERGE!

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The Alaska Aces made short work of GlobalPort in Game 3, leading wire to wire and effectively exploiting the Batang Pier’s collective inexperience. Alaska is now on the verge of returning to the Philippine Cup Finals, where they narrowly lost to San Miguel Beer last season in seven hard-fought games. Without a doubt, the Aces […]

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Yeo on Game 4 loss: ‘We couldn’t deliver’

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GlobalPort owns arguably the best backcourt duo in the league in Terrence Romeo and Stanley Pringle.

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Batang Pier gun for 2-0 semis lead over Aces

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Will Globalport scoring machine Terrence Romeo come out to mow down the Alaska Milk Aces again? Or will the Aces find a way to stop Romeo’s shooting spree.

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PBA Fan of the day: Luis Acido Jr.

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Name: Luis Acido Jr. Age: 29 Hails from: Caloocan City Favorite PBA team: Alaska Aces How long have you been supporting Alaska: since 1991 Favorite PBA players: Jojo Lastimosa, Cyrus Baguio, and Calvin Abueva Why are you a fan of Alaska: “It’s because of their integrity and values. Yung mga players nila tumatagal talaga sa team.”

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Alaska-GlobalPort semis duel begins Monday

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Alaska and GlobalPort have that record in their head-on duels, hinting at an exciting showdown in their side of Final Four face off in the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup.

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Weird Christmas gifts PBA players received

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When Christmas season rolls around, PBA players often receive plenty of gifts whether from friends and family or from fans. Usually they’ll get greeting cards or hand-made scrapbooks. Sometimes, however, the gifts can get a little weird.

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Abueva flourishing despite playing unusual position

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Calvin Abueva doesn’t mind playing as a small forward even if his natural position is power forward.

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PBA Fan of the day: Albert Lacuna

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Name: Albert Lacuna Age: 39 Hails from: Bagong Barrio, Caloocan Favorite PBA team: Alaska How long have you been supporting the team: 1991 Favorite PBA players: Jojo Lastimosa, Calvin Abueva Why are you a fan of Alaska: “Yung samahan nila, parang magkakapamilya na, kahit sa fans.”

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PBA honors Gilas Pilipinas’ silver medal feat

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Gilas Pilipinas, which won the silver medal in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in China early in the month, was honored by the PBA during its opening ceremonies Wednesday night at Mall of Asia Arena. The Philippine team fell short of its ultimate goal in securing a place in the Rio Olympics but the country […]

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