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Gin Kings rally in 4th to beat Batang Pier

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Barangay Ginebra showed its never say die spirit, rallying back to beat GlobalPort, 104-97, Sunday in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Gin Kings staged a 16-point turnaround in the final frame as they chipped away the Batang Pier’s 68-77 deficit and banked on LA Tenorio, Japeth Aguilar, and Greg Slaughter […]

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Slaughter, Gin Kings pound Hotshots in Christmas duel

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BOCAUE — Ginebra once again, had Magnolia’s number after coming out with an 89-78 win in their Christmas Clasico clash Monday night at Philippine Arena here. The Gin Kings went to their strengths late as Greg Slaughter and Japeth Aguilar sealed the deal to lead their squad to a triumphant debut. Slaughter fired 24 points […]

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Slaughter gets starting role, boosts Ginebra in Game 5

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BOCAUE — Since winning the Best Player of the Conference award, Greg Slaughter has yet to churn out a good showing as Ginebra saw their 2-0 lead dissipate and allow Meralco level the series. But on Sunday, the 6-foot-11 center knew he had to show up when coach Tim Cone inserted him into the starting lineup […]

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Gin Kings on cusp of title repeat, shut down Bolts in Game 5

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BOCAUE – Barangay Ginebra clamped down on defense late and slammed Meralco, 85-74, to move on the cusp of winning the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals Sunday at Philippine Arena here. Leading 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, the Gin Kings shoot for their second straight title with a victory on Wednesday, with Game 6 slated still at the world’s […]

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Ginebra routs GlobalPort behind Slaughter, Tenorio

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Greg Slaughter imposed his presence down low and helped Ginebra claim its first victory in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup with a 124-108 hammering of GlobalPort Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Only in his second game since returning from an ACL injury, the Cebuano giant came off the bench and put his foot down in […]

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Bolts use big 2nd half in rout of Gin Kings

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Allen Durham had another dominating outing and Meralco shook off a slow start to rip debuting Barangay Ginebra, 93-78, in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Durham bullied his way to 30 points and 24 rebounds with nine assists to power the Bolts, who trailed by as much as 11 […]

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‘Tougher’ Finals had Slaughter played for Ginebra, says Fajardo

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San Miguel Beer center June Mar Fajardo said things would have been more interesting had Greg Slaughter played for Barangay Ginebra in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Finals. “Maybe if Greg was there, it would’ve been tougher. I already had a hard time with Japeth (Aguilar) there because he’s so athletic. He blocked me a […]

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Ginebra makes season debut vs TNT

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Four weeks after its first title run in eight years, Barangay Ginebra makes its keenly awaited return Sunday, taking on TNT KaTropa to kick off its campaign in the 2016-17 PBA Philippine Cup before an expected good crowd at Smart Araneta Coliseum.          Coach Tim Cone hopes they get over first-game jitters early as […]

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Cone fears Slaughter injury could be ACL

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Barangay Ginebra is bracing for the worst as Gin Kings head coach Tim Cone fears that Greg Slaughter may have just tore his ACL after sustaining an injury in the fourth quarter of the team’s 93-86 win over Mahindra on Friday. “Greg’s injury, unfortunately, seems to be an ACL tear,” Cone said in a text message Monday afternoon. “We have […]

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Ginebra has to sustain form during long break, says Brownlee

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With the way things are going right now for Ginebra, the Kings are looking like a force to be reckoned with this 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup. But for Justin Brownlee, there’s no reason for Ginebra to be complacent even though they have already clinched a quarterfinals spot. “We still got to finish the season very […]

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Cone, Ginebra expect Slaughter to return vs Mahindra

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Saddled with an ankle injury for the better part of the conference, Greg Slaughter is about to make his comeback for Ginebra next Friday. Ginebra head coach Tim Cone shared the good news following the Gin Kings’ 116-103 victory over Star on Sunday, giving the team an added boost up front as they eye to stay […]

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Fajardo ‘way better’ than Slaughter, says Henderson-Niles

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Pierre Henderson-Niles got the matchup he wanted when he faced off against June Mar Fajardo in Game 1 of the semifinals between Rain or Shine and San Miguel on Sunday. The Elasto Painters import guaranteed to cancel out the Beermen’s two-time MVP the way he neutralized Ginebra’s 7-foot center Greg Slaughter in the quarterfinals less than […]

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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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Rain or Shine import calls Ginebra’s Slaughter ‘soft’

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Before he takes on San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo, Pierre Henderson-Niles got his first test against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and its 7-foot center Greg Slaughter in the quarterfinals. Slaughter has been playing his best basketball under head coach Tim Cone, leading the statistical race for the Best Player of the Conference award through […]

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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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Meralco import says Bolts didn’t play usual game in loss to Ginebra

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Greg Slaughter praised Ginebra’s team defense in shutting down Meralco import Arinze Onuaku on their way to a blowout win on Wednesday night. But as far as Arinze Onuaku is concerned, his poor offensive performance wasn’t entirely due to the Gin Kings’ defense. “We didn’t come out to play today. It didn’t really have much […]

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Slaughter, Ginebra hope to sustain form in playoffs

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If Ginebra’s last two games are any indication, playoff-bound teams may not want to face the Gin Kings, who are playing their best basketball under head coach Tim Cone, entering the quarterfinals. Ginebra gave the top two teams in the league quite a beating — handing second-running San Miguel Beer a 26-point loss three days […]

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Ginebra keeps top 2 bid going, shuts down Meralco

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Barangay Ginebra assured itself of at least a spot in the Top Six while keeping a wafer-thin hope of sneaking into second place as the Gin Kings blasted the Meralco Bolts, 103-90, in the penultimate play date of the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup elimination round at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday. The Gin Kings stoked […]

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Ginebra’s Slaughter doesn’t see himself playing for another team

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If Greg Slaughter will have it his way, the only PBA team he’ll be playing for is none other than the team he’s currently in. When pressed by a fan if he sees himself wearing another jersey other than the Ginebra red-and-whites, the towering giant kept it short and simple: “Never.” That was just one of […]

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Slaughter could miss Ginebra’s opening game due to measles

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Ginebra center Greg Slaughter could miss his team’s opening game in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup against NLEX on Friday due to measles. The Kings’ center, who was diagnosed of the viral infection on Thursday, could also miss their second game depending on his progress, according to Ginebra head coach Tim Cone. “He’s out five to […]

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Fajardo wins fourth BPC award

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JUNE Mar Fajardo missed out on the chance to help San Miguel Beer retain a cherished crown and now has to console himself with a record-setting plum. The Beermen’s do-it-all center copped a record third straight Best Player of the Conference award in the Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup Sunday in the awarding ceremonies prior to […]

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Fajardo continues to pace BPC race thru quarters

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San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo is on pace to snare his third straight Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference award after topping the statistical points race at the end of the quarterfinals.

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Tenorio, Ginebra beat Star at the buzzer

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Barangay Ginebra beat out Star, 92-89, in a Christmas Day overtime battle to remember to advance to the knockout stage of the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals before a crowd of nearly 22,000 at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.     When a lot had given up on them, leaving the venue with over […]

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Ginebra, Star clash on Christmas Day

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Dream matchup on Christmas Day. The Philippine Basketball Association has got this to offer in the Barangay Ginebra-Star pairing at the start of the Smart Bro Philippine Cup quarterfinals at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The most followed PBA rivalry in the post Crispa-Toyota era, the Gin Kings and the Hotshots face off […]

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Fajardo, Slaughter in tight race for BPC

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Just like old times, rivals June Mar Fajardo and Greg Slaughter find themselves in a tight battle.

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Ginebra holds off TNT, sets up quarterfinals clash with Star

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Barangay Ginebra stretched its run to three games and gained fourth seeding in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup playoff play following a 91-84 drubbing of TNT at the close of the elimination round Sunday night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

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Ginebra’s never-say-die attitude is drawn from the fans, says Cone

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For the first time in his nearly three decades of coaching, Tim Cone found himself on the winning side of Ginebra’s never-say-die mantra.

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Slaughter praises ROS teamwork: ‘That’s what we need to be’

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In some ways, Rain or Shine is what Ginebra aspires to become.

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GlobalPort ‘poses a lot of problems’ for Ginebra, says Cone

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How will Globalport handle Barangay Ginebra’s vaunted frontline? And how will Barangay Ginebra take on Globalport’s superb backcourt?

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Ginebra downs Mahindra for its 2nd straight win

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Barangay Ginebra vs Mahindra Enforcer

Struggling Barangay Ginebra hit the .500 mark at the halfway point of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup elimination round.

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Ginebra overwhelms Meralco for 2nd win

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Barangay Ginebra underscored that size matters while ranged against the badly undersized Meralco side. The Gin Kings put up their worthiest showing under coach Tim Cone, making good use of all their advantages to fashion out an 89-64 rout of the Bolts in the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at the Alonte Sports Center in […]

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2015-16 PBA PH Cup Preview: Barangay Ginebra Kings vs Meralco Bolts

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Both Ginebra and Meralco are coming off losses this past week and are currently mired at the bottom of the team standings. Without a doubt, both teams will be aiming for victories on Tuesday to stay within striking distance of those in the top half of the table and avoid remaining in the cellar. Ginebra couldn’t match […]

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Disappointed Cone says Ginebra not at San Miguel’s level

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San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra are at the opposite end of the standings ahead of their clash on Sunday night.

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San Miguel Beer routs Ginebra, gains solo lead

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June Mar Fajardo bested Greg Slaughter in a clash between two of most dominant centers in the PBA today and San Miguel Beer overwhelmed Barangay Ginebra in the second half en route to a 100-82 blowout win in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup Sunday night at Philsports Arena in Pasig.

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Player of the Week: Slaughter showing the result of his offseason work

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Greg Slaughter spent the offseason working on his individual skills and strengthening his upper body under conditioning and assistant coach Kirk Colier. The result was evident in his first three games in the 41st Season of the PBA after averaging monster numbers of 27.3 points and 20.3 rebounds. Although Barangay Ginebra was kept winless during […]

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‘Perfect fit’ Thompson shows promise in PBA debut

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Scottie Thompson emerged a winner despite Barangay Ginebra’s ugly defeat to Star on Sunday.

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Cone takes blame for Ginebra loss: ‘I got totally outcoached’

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Star Hotshots vs Barangay Ginebra

It’s not everyday you hear a coaching legend get outperformed by his protege.

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Yap, Star give debuting Ginebra a beating

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Star Hotshots vs Barangay Ginebra

The Star Hotshots simply refused to bend or yield in their first matchup with former coach Tim Cone and his new team the Barangay Ginebra Kings.

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2015-16 PBA Season Preview: Barangay Ginebra Kings

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There’s always pressure to deliver being the most popular team in the league.

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June Mar Fajardo wins 2nd straight MVP award

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For the second straight year, June Mar Fajardo bested all his peers to be the biggest toast in the annual PBA Leo Awards.

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