Wiser Freeman to reinforce Kings


MANILA, Philippines -- The Barangay Ginebra Kings liked what they saw from Gabe Freeman in practice upon his arrival in the country Wednesday morning.The Ginebra coaching staff and players are convinced Freeman is in top shape, contrary to reports th... more

Freeman impresses in practice


Is he or isn’t he?Exactly a month after Barangay Ginebra San Miguel brushed aside reports that two-time Best Import Gabe Freeman was going to replace Leon Rodgers in the PBA Philippine Cup, word spread a few days ago that the... more

San Miguel Beermen book twice-to-beat advantage after Air21 fourth quarter collapse


Arwind Santos spurred the San Miguel Beermen to a fourth quarter comeback against the Air21 Express, 93-85, as they locked up the second seed in the 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup quarterfinals on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.San M... more

Some teams take a break, others sweat


Teams that made the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup are taking advantage of the Holy Week break to either give their players time to rest or sharpen their skills in time for the big battles ahead.Half of the eight playoff teams will... more

Ginebra’s new import Freeman arrives, makes PBA return vs ROS


MANILA, Philippines — Gabe Freeman, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s third import in the on-going 2014 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, arrived in the country early Wednesday morning in a report posted on the league’s official website.The... more

No trades, no in-fighting says Ginebra manager Chua


Barangay Ginebra will not be making any trades soon, nor is there any truth to rumors of fighting among players, team manager Alfrancis Chua said, Wednesday via his Twitter account.“Again, walang trade saka walang nag away sa team kasi ba 3-5 s... more

Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17


HOLLYWOOD—Manny Pacquiao sure is giving serious thought to this plan of making it to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).He already has a jersey number picked out. “No. 17,” revealed the global boxing icon and congressman. P... more

Air21's Poligrates thankful for playing time


MANILA, Philippines – Despite his team’s 82-87 loss to Rain or Shine on Monday, Air21’s Eliud Poligrates is grateful for being given more playing time against the Elasto Painters.The 26-year-old guard played a conference-high 24 min... more

San Miguel Beermen eye No. 2 slot, battle Air21 Express


MANILA, Philippines — San Miguel Beer battles Air21 in the only PBA Commissioner’s Cup game slated Wednesday, with the Beermen looking for a win that would give them No. 2 spot in the pl... more

Guiao backs Chism despite import's scoring woes


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Something to prove: Meralco wants to win championship to win fans’ respect


After a solid campaign in the PLDT Home TVolution Commissioner’s Cup elimination round, the Meralco Bolts have that they are a dangerous squad that could beat any team on any given night.“As far as the respect accorded to us by the other... more

Nursing injured rib, Marc Pingris plans to use swimming to stay in shape


“Ngayon pa lang, gustung-gusto ko na lumaro.”San Mig Super Coffee Mixers star forward Marc Pingris couldn’t hide his eagerness to get back into action as he watched his teammates on Monday night struggle defending against Meraco imp... more

Meralco Bolts finish elims above .500 after zapping skidding San Mig Coffee Mixers


The Meralco Bolts blitzed the San Mig Super Coffee Mixers in transition and ran away with an 88-78 win, Monday, in the 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.Meralco (5-4), winners of three of their last five, temporarily holds the... more

Rain or Shine avoids collapse, edges Air21


The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters bucked a late-game collapse and survived the Air21 Express, 87-82, in the 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup, Monday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Rain or Shine (4-4) has won three of its last four games and tied Meralco in... more

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