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PBA set for shortened season

THE Philippine Basketball Association is bracing for a shortened season this year as the country’s battle with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic rages...

The steadfast third player in a ‘two-network town’

Earlier this January, the Asian Television Awards gave TV5 chairman Manny V. Pangilinan (MVP) a special award for his Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television....

Barangay Ginebra back as king of the PBA Governors’ Cup

THE Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings are once again Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup champions after closing out their best-of-seven finals series with the Meralco Bolts with a 105-93 victory in Game Five on Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Meralco ties series with Game Two victory

THE best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup finals series is now tied at one game apiece after the Meralco Bolts exacted payback on the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings, 104-102, in Game Two on Friday at the Quezon Convention Center in Lucena City.

San Miguel goes for twice-to-beat edge; Alaska looks to book QF...

THE PHILIPPINE Basketball Association Governors’ Cup holds its final matches in the elimination round today with the San Miguel Beermen and Alaska Aces looking to pad their respective quarterfinal thrusts against separate opponents.

Kings oust Hotshots, earn first semis berth

THE PHILIPPINE Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup title defense of the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings is still alive after beating the Magnolia Hotshots Ang Pambansang Manok, 106-80, in Game Two of their best-of-three affair on Tuesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum to book a spot in the semifinals.

Northport sails to 3-0 record with win vs TNT

THE NORTHPORT Batang Pier sailed to third win in as many games in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup after beating the TNT KaTropa, 110-86, on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Blackwater Elite tame San Miguel Beermen

BLACKWATER Elite improved to 2-0 in the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup after topping the San Miguel Beermen, 103-100, on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

TNT catches a break in battle of striving teams

THE TNT KaTropa caught a break and stopped their losing skein on Sunday, defeating the Columbian Dyip, 118-114, in overtime in their battle of struggling teams in the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Defending champs Kings make Governors’ Cup debut

BACK-TO-BACK defending Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup champions Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings begin their quest for a three-peat today when they make their tournament debut against Columbian Dyip at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

NLEX adds to Columbian’s struggles

THE NLEX Road Warriors returned to winning in the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup on Wednesday, defeating Columbian Dyip, 116-104, in the curtain-raiser at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Pacesetters Phoenix, Alaska battle today

EARLY Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup leaders Phoenix Fuel Masters and Alaska Aces collide in the main game today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in a match that will also see former Aces star Calvin Abueva take on his former team for the first time.

Ynares twin bill opens PBA Governors’ Cup

THE season-ending Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)Governors’ Cup kicks off today with a double-header set at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.

San Miguel, Barangay Ginebra jostle for 2-1 finals series lead

TIED at 1-1 in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup finals series, the defending champions San Miguel Beermen and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings look to go one up over the other in Game Three today the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Finals protagonists expect series to get more intense

WITH their best-of-seven finals series levelled at one game apiece and Game Two turning chippy in the end, both the San Miguel Beermen and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings expect intensity in their Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup championship joust to get higher as it progresses.

Beermen continue ascent with 115-106 victory over Blackwater

THE defending Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup champions San Miguel Beermen are finishing strong in the ongoing tournament after defeating the Blackwater Elite, 115-106, on Wednesday night at the Mall of Asia Arena for their third straight victory.

PBA Commissioner’s Cup resumes with double-header at MOA Arena

AFTER a more than a week break to give way to what was an eventful third window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup resumes today with a double-header at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Coach Norman Black says bringing in Ranidel de Ocampo to Meralco...

BRINGING in veteran Ranidel de Ocampo came in at a perfect time for the Meralco Bolts, who marched their way back to the championship...

MVP happy on Meralco’s accomplishment of ending up number one

MANUEL V. PANGILINAN, chief backer of three teams in the PBA, felt proud of the Meralco Bolts’ latest achievement in the PBA Governors’ Cup...

Star now feeling sense of urgency to win after back-to-back losses

AFTER winning their first four games, the Star Hotshots had dropped their last two games, making them hard-pressed to win their next game to...

All great things must come to an end

After 17 years of playing in the PBA, Mick Pennisi, one of the best shooting big men the league has ever produced, is calling...

Law of averages caught up on us, says Hotshot coach Victolero

HEAD COACH Chito Victolero doesn’t expect his team, the Star Hotshots, to have a perfect record in the ongoing PBA Governors’ Cup. They’ve been playing...

Road Warriors streak to fourth straight victory

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter THE NLEX Road Warriors made it four wins in as many games in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup...

Second-generation Bobby Parks and Kobe Paras hoping to live up to...

NEARLY three decades ago, the late Bobby Parks and Benjie Paras formed up one of the best import-local front line combination in the PBA...