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Dillinger leads Bolts’ late rally past Hotshots in Game 1

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BIÑAN — Defense once again did the trick for Meralco as it drew first blood with a 72-66 comeback win over Star in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals Sunday night at Alonte Sports Arena here. The Bolts locked down on defense down the stretch, forcing the Hotshots to commit six turnovers inside the last […]

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Jalalon embraces challenge playing vs ‘idol’ Castro

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Idol or not, Jio Jalalon isn’t backing down from Jayson Castro. In his fist matchup against Asia’s best point guard, Jalalon managed to stand his ground and eventually helped Star get an 88-77 win over TNT in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Jalalon had nine points and four rebounds in […]

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Rookies Jalalon, Tolomia share limelight in Star-ROS duel

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While much of the spotlight centered on veterans James Yap and Paul Lee and their keenly-awaited first game against their former teams, prized rookies still found a way to shine on Sunday. Jio Jalalon had an all-around game with 14 points, six assists, and five rebounds for Star while his counterpart Mike Tolomia wasn’t far behind, […]

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Star rookie Jalalon gets reality check defending Romeo, Pringle

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Facing one of the best backcourt tandems in the PBA, Jiovani Jalalon feels like he was dealt with the reality check he was bracing for when he started his professional career. “I had a difficult time with Terrence (Romeo) and Stanley (Pringle),” Jalalon said following Star’s 91-84 loss to GlobalPort on Friday. An elite defender […]

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Jalalon makes PBA debut in Star loss to San Miguel

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Star rookie Jio Jalalon admitted feeling the nerves as he made his PBA debut on Sunday. “Sobrang excited ko na di ko alam kung anong gagawin ko. Galaw lang ako ng galaw kaya nung pagdating ko sa court, kinausap ako ni coach Jason Webb na kailangan ko muna dumepensa bago ako maka-offense,” Jalalon said. It didn’t […]

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Lee excited to play with Hotshots rookie Jalalon

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Paul Lee can’t wait to play alongside Jiovani Jalalon, who was acquired by Star in the 2016 PBA Draft. “Sobrang excited ako kasi alam natin kung paano maglaro si Jio so magandang addition siya para sa amin,” he said. The Hotshots’ newest acquisitions are expected to take the league by storm as they try to bring […]

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Jalalon too good to pass up for guard-heavy Hotshots

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Despite having an already beefed up backcourt, Star head coach Chito Victolero admitted Arellano University’s Jiovani Jalalon was just someone too good to pass up. “I think he’s the best point guard in the amateurs, so we grabbed the opportunity na makuha sya,” he said Sunday at the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft at Robinsons Place […]

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Jalalon aims to benefit from loaded Star backcourt

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Jio Jalalon is considered as the best collegiate point guard in the draft, but as his professional career starts to unfold the former Arellano University star will soon find himself battling for precious minutes. Star drafted Jalalon with its pick in the special draft and the speedster joins the team’s loaded backcourt that has Paul […]

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Cone on passing up on Jalalon: Ferrer’s the guy we’re looking for

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As much as Tim Cone would have loved to build a second installment of “The Fast and The Furious,” the Barangay Ginebra coach said picking forward Kevin Ferrer over guard Jio Jalalon boiled down to addressing the Gin Kings’ needs. Fans clamored for a Jalalon team up with Scottie Thompson in what would be a […]

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Belo embraces new challenge at Elite; Gilas bets drafted

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Mac Belo hopes to bring his championship pedigree from the amateur ranks to Blackwater in the PBA. The soft spoken forward from Far Eastern University headed Gilas Pilipinas pool players, who were distributed to all 12 teams to open the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft Sunday at Robinsons Place Manila. “Ibibigay ko lang yung best ko para manalo kami tsaka […]

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