It must be the headband. Sporting a black headband to cover up a boxer-like cut above his left eye, LA Tenorio went on a huge tear late in the fourth quarter as he provided the help Justin Brownlee needed in Ginebra’s 113-98 win over Star on Sunday. But for the veteran playmaker, he only had […]
San Miguel Beer held off Barangay Ginebra, 91-85, in Game 5 of their best-of-seven championship series to win its third straight PBA Philippine Cup title Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Three-time MVP June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos each scored 21 points while Chris Ross was again spectacular on both ends of the floor […]
LA Tenorio refused to dwell on Ginebra’s humiliating 27-point beatdown from San Miguel in Game 1 of the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Finals on Friday. “We cannot change it. We just have to move forward and prepare for the game on Sunday,” Tenorio said after the Gin Kings’ 109-82 loss. Shooting 4-of-21 in the first […]
After exploding for a series-best 19 points on Sunday, LA Tenorio couldn’t care any less of his scoring as long as Ginebra gets the win. “It’s just a bonus for me. What’s important is I involve my teammates on our offense,” he said. Averaging just 7.2 points on 27 percent shooting from the field, 3.2 […]
Joe Devance only had six points and six rebounds but his impact in Barangay Ginebra’s win over Star in Game 3 of the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals goes beyond his numbers. Devance returned after missing three games due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot and though, his injury is still very much bothering […]
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 […]
Name: Pablo Sison Age: 57 Hails from: Antipolo Fan of which team: Barangay Ginebra Favorite Player: LA Tenorio How long have you been a fan of the team: Since Jaworski days Why are you a fan of the team: Because of never say die team attitude.
Barangay Ginebra shook off a sluggish start and overcame an early 17-point second-quarter deficit in trumping NLEX, 90-80, to claim the seventh quarterfinals slot in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup at Cuneta Astrodome Sunday night. A few hours after Terrence Romeo and Stanley Pringle formed a devastating two-man wrecking crew for GlobalPort, LA Tenorio and Joe […]
Phoenix Petroleum has flanked two cracks at seizing solo second place. The Fuel Masters succeeded in their third try versus a Japeth Aguilar-less Barangay Ginebra side. With a methodical defense and a steady offense, the Fuel Masters rolled past the Gin Kings, 79-73, to virtually clinch a quarterfinals spot in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome in […]
Name: Hanna Frial Age: 20 Hails from: Pasig City Fan of which team: Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings Favorite player: LA Tenorio How long have you been a fan of the team: 2 years Why are you a fan of the team: I’m a fan because of LA. He’s a good player
Barangay Ginebra’s roller coaster ride this 2017 PBA Philippine Cup continues. Alternating wins and losses through their first seven games, the Gin Kings have struggled to consistently churn out performances worthy of a winning streak. Though there were positives like the way it performed against San Miguel on Sunday, the team still drew the short […]
Despite being on the losing end of a 72-70 heartbreaker against San Miguel, Barangay Ginebra point guard LA Tenorio still believes the Kings have a lot to learn from the loss. “We fought even though we’re struggling offensively. We didn’t quit. I think that’s the positive side. We did a good job defending San Miguel,” […]
Defense did it for San Miguel. Squandering a 10-point lead, 72-62, with 2:25 left in Sunday’s tiff against Barangay Ginebra, it was the Beermen’s defense which helped them secure a 72-70 thriller. And at the center of that victory was Arwind Santos, who hauled down three crucial rebounds as well as contesting LA Tenorio’s potential […]
San Miguel Beer closed in on a Top Two finish in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup eliminations as it survived Barangay Ginebra in a slow-scoring, defensive battle, grinding out a 72-70 decision before a crowd of over 10,000 at Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday night. The Gin Kings neutralized June Mar Fajardo, holding the 6-foot-10 SMB behemoth to his lowest output (nine […]
LA Tenorio admits it’s just hard defending a locked in Terrence Romeo. “It’s hard to stop a scorer who’s already got a rhythm,” Tenorio said as Romeo torched Ginebra with 35 points to lead GlobalPort, 91-84, on Sunday. “From the start of the game, every one of them already has a rhythm. It’s hard to stop […]
LA Tenorio had a night to forget offensively in Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s win over Rain or Shine, 81-74, Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena in the PBA Philippine Cup. Tenorio missed all his field goal attempts but still finished with four points, five rebounds, and six assists “Offensively, you can say I really struggled and I […]
LA Tenorio didn’t sugarcoat any words in expressing his disappointment over Barangay Ginebra’s 108-103 loss to TNT on Sunday. “We relaxed and we weren’t ready for their fourth quarter run. That’s where we had a problem,” he said. The Gin Kings seemed on their way to another easy win, leading by as much as 14 points […]
After splitting the first four games, titleholder San Miguel Beer and people’s champ Barangay Ginebra clash for one last time Tuesday, engaging in a royal knockout playoff for a spot in the 2016 PBA Governors Cup Finals. Just like in any do-or-die match, it’s now more of a question of will and determination as the […]
LA Tenorio isn’t losing sleep for his scoreless performance against San Miguel on Monday. “Mukha ba akong concerned?” Tenorio said smiling. “Hindi naman ako concerned. It’s not about me, it’s not about our import. it’s about the team.” Following his 32-point performance in Ginebra’s quarterfinal tiff against Alaska, Tenorio went 0-of-9 from the field in […]
Name: Gabby Pacleb Age: 18 From where: Quezon City Favorite PBA team: Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Favorite player: LA Tenorio How long have you been a fan: Just recently Why are you a fan of the team: Because of their history
Fighting back from 24 points down, Ginebra almost made a comeback to remember after Japeth Aguilar blocked June Mar Fajardo with less than 10 seconds left in regulation. Barangay Ginebra nearly pulled off a seemingly improbable win, coming back from 24 points down and forcing two overtimes before eventually losing to San Miguel Beer Sunday […]
Forced to find a replacement import after Paul Harris’ hand injury, Ginebra coach Tim Cone has been bracing for the worst when he got Justin Brownlee last week. And his fears materialized in the Gin Kings’ game against Alaska on Sunday. The 28-year-old forward suffered from cramps as early as the third quarter, something that […]
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 […]
The best for Barangay Ginebra and the worst for San Miguel Beer. The Gin Kings stopped the Beermen on their tracks, fashioning out a dominant 110-84 victory to secure an outright quarterfinals entry in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday night. LA Tenorio joined the league’s elite 5,000-point club at […]
PANABO CITY — It seems that every time Barangay Ginebra needed someone to make the big shot, LA Tenorio has been that player to answer the call. Less than three weeks after rescuing the Kings against rival Star, the heady playmaker was at it again, this time drilling a game-winning 15-footer to beat Phoenix on Saturday in Panabo City. […]
PANABO – LA Tenorio saved the day again for Ginebra. The heady playmaker drilled a huge jumper with 1.2 seconds left to carry Ginebra in a huge come-from-behind 102-101 victory over Phoenix in the Petron Saturday Special of the 2016 Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Panabo Multi-Purpose Tourism, Cultural, and Sports Center in Davao del Norte. “It […]
Slowly but surely, Ginebra is turning out to be the quintessential Tim Cone squad. And it’s not because the Gin Kings have learned how to play the triangle offense, but rather, due to their commitment to playing defense as evidenced by their 89-79 win over the Blackwater Elite on Sunday. “It’s a defensive win and this […]
For the second straight time, Ginebra point guard LA Tenorio delivered the biggest basket to beat Star. Last conference on Christmas Day, Tenorio buried the buzzer-beating triple to lift the Kings over the Hotshots in overtime and on Sunday night, the veteran sank the go-ahead jumper with only 28.8 seconds in a 92-87 thriller. “It’s […]
Barangay Ginebra outmaneuvered Star at the finish, and the Gin Kings made it two in a row in the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup with a 92-87 decision over the Hotshots Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Greg Slaughter and LA Tenorio combined in a decisive seven-to-nothing run in the final minute as the Gin Kings scored a […]
Name: Prince Byron Guevarra Age: 12 Hails from: Quezon City Favorite team: Barangay Ginebra Favorite PBA player: LA Tenorio Why are you a fan of Ginebra: Kasi po maraming magaling kagaya ni LA at Japeth
GlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio would’ve wanted to have more time before his wards wage war in the second phase of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals.
There wasn’t a better gift for Barangay Ginebra hopefuls than a win for their favorite team on Christmas day.
A good number of the record crowd in attendance at Mall of Asia Arena on Christmas Day had already fled for the exits at the 4:01 mark of the fourth quarter.
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 […]
Barangay Ginebra can’t afford to let its guard down every game in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup with the rest of the field more driven in beating the most popular team in the league than any other squad.
San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra are at the opposite end of the standings ahead of their clash on Sunday night.
There’s always pressure to deliver being the most popular team in the league.
Barangay Ginebra made time to fulfill a soldier’s wish when the well-loved franchise played an exhibition game against members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City.