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'It's a dream': Jeff Chan looking forward to play for Tim Cone

Jeff Chan is excited to learn more from the the winningest coach in the league.

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Phoenix trades Jeff Chan to Ginebra for first-round pick

The Fuel Masters sent shooter Jeff Chan to the Kings in exchange for Ginebra's 2018 1st round draft pick.

Alaska coach: Calvin Abueva remains suspended indefinitely

It appears fans won't see Calvin Abueva don an Alaska jersey anytime soon.

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Brownlee powers Ginebra to Father's Day 'Manila Clasico' win

Justin Brownlee led the attack in scoring as the Barangay Ginebra Kings secured a victory over the Magnolia Hotshots on Sunday.

Meralco puts an end to Alaska's hot streak

It was a battle between two of the top three teams in the league, both on a winning run. In the end, it was the Bolts who came out with the victory.

Alaska loses but Manuel's 20-point game streak continues

Meralco tried to put the cuffs on Vic Manuel, but the Alaska forward still managed to finish with 22 points.

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Balkman sizzles as SMB tops TNT in ejection-marred game

Renaldo Balkman leads the Beermen with 43 points and 15 rebounds as four players were ejected from San Miguel's 99-94 victory.

Four ejected from Beermen vs. KaTropa

Terrence Romeo, Marcio Lassiter, Tony Semerad, and Arwind Santos were ejected from Saturday's heated matchup between San Miguel and TNT.

San Miguel vs. TNT Highlights

In a rematch of last year's Commissioner's Cup finals, the San Miguel Beermen claimed a gritty 99-94 win over the TNT KaTropa.


Rain or Shine vs. Phoenix Highlights

Rain or Shine pulled off a come-from-behind win over Phoenix to grab the solo lead in the team standings.


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Ginebra, Magnolia square off with playoff fates on line

Expect this Commissioner's Cup clash to go down to the wire, similar to these teams' numerous battles in the past.

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Manila Clasico on Father's Day

The Magnolia Hotshots and Barangay Ginebra are set to add another chapter to their long and storied rivalry on Father's Day.


What Sunday's game means for Aces and Bolts

It is a big game Sunday for Vic Manuel and the Alaska Aces. But the stakes are equally high for the Meralco Bolts.

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Gilas Pilipinas confront familiar challenge

Scheduling conflicts will mean Gilas Pilipinas will not have a full-team practice until they fly to Taiwan


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Alaska trips NLEX, rolls to seventh straight win

The Alaska Aces blow by the NLEX Road Warriors 120-111 to move to 7-1 and a share of first place in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.

Meralco crushes listless Blackwater

Arinze Onuaku and the Meralco Bolts easily blitz the Blackwater Elite and cruise to their sixth win.

Bolts aiming for twice-to-beat incentive

The Bolts have to go through the top three teams in the Commissioner's Cup in their quest for a twice-to-beat advantage.

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12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup standings

The standings in the 12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go.


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What we learned from the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup

After the FIBA 3x3 World Cup, what's next for the Filipina cagers?

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FIBA 3x3 World Cup afterglow

Two days after hosting the FIBA 3x3 World Cup, the Philippine men's and women's team are still on a basketball high.


David Carlos reflects on FIBA 3x3 World Cup dunk contest

"Air" David Carlos shares shares his feelings after nabbing the bronze medal in the in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup dunk contest.


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GlobalPort pulls off big win against San Miguel

The Batang Pier buck the ejection of Malcolm White to shock the fancied Beermen and nail a crucial win.

Malcolm White happy GlobalPort got win despite his ejection

The Batang Pier import had to sit out the last eight minutes of their game against San Miguel after drawing his second technical foul.

Magnolia snaps losing streak with rout of TNT

The Hotshots bank on a big second-half run to drub the KaTropa and snap their three-game losing streak.

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Vic Manuel credits recent success to Danny Ildefonso

Vic Manuel has always been good, but the arrival of Alaska assistant coach Danny Ildefonso has turned him into a smarter and better player.

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Austria says Beermen not getting ahead of themselves

San Miguel still has a chance to secure a top two spot in the playoffs, but coach Leo Austria isn't thinking of that just yet.

With playoff hopes in peril, Magnolia shifts to win-now mode

As far as Magnolia coach Chito Victolero is concerned, the playoffs start on Wednesday.

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3x3 champ Serbia dishes out advice to Philippine team

Serbia has set the bar for international success in 3x3 basketball. The Philippines, on the other hand, still have a long way to go.

Serbia claims third FIBA 3x3 World Cup title in a row

Team Serbia capped off their amazing run in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, defeating team Netherlands in the championship game, 16-13, on Tuesday night.

Pringle turns heads wearing Pilipinas jersey

Stanley Pringle fulfilled a lifelong dream when he finally donned the Philippine colors.

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Gilas Cadets close out Filoil campaign with win over EAC

The Gilas Cadets ended their campaign in the 12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go strong with a win over the EAC Generals on Tuesday.

Kouame's late-game baskets lift Ateneo past La Salle in OT

The Ateneo Blue Eagles remained undefeated in the 12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go after defeating the La Salle Green Archers on Tuesday.

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With Olympics in sight, Rosario calls for creation of national 3x3 pool

Troy Rosario hopes the country can have a 3x3 program similar to Gilas Pilipinas' to create a pool of players and have longer preparation for future tournaments.

Team Philippines concludes with win vs. Russia

Troy Rosario caught fire as Team Philippines ended their 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup campaign on a high note with a 19-12 victory over Russia.


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Missing no more: Calvin Abueva finally shows up at Gilas practice

After going missing-in-action for several days, Calvin Abueva made an appearance at the Gilas Pilipinas practice on Monday at the Meralco Gym.

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Personal problems shouldn't get in the way of Gilas duties, says Abueva

Suspended Alaska forward Calvin Abueva is not going to let his current "personal problems" prevent him from trying to get into the final lineup of Gilas Pilipinas.

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Filoil's Tuesday games to serve as fundraiser for ill Rolly Manlapaz

Ateneo and La Salle's matchup will not just be a colossal battle between the two proud schools, but it will also act as a fundraiser for the veteran barker.

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Ateneo and De La Salle renew rivalry

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the De La Salle Green Archers renew their rivalry in the 2018 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go.


Alaska vs. Magnolia

Aces working together to fill void left by Abueva, Teng

Alaska coach Alex Compton is happy to know other guys are stepping up in the absence of Calvin Abueva and Jeron Teng.

Vic Manuel helps Alaska continue winning streak


Alaska trips reeling Magnolia, keeps win streak alive

The Alaska Aces extended their winning run to six games after surviving the Magnolia Hotshots, 103-99, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday.

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Columbian beats Phoenix to halt three-game slide

The Columbian Dyip erased a double-digit deficit in the first half to defeat the Phoenix Fuel Masters, 115-107, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday.

Dyip downs Fuel Masters despite slow start

The Columbian Dyip overcame a double-digit deficit in the first half to outplay the Phoenix Fuel Masters, 115-107


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Hungary prevails as women's team ends campaign winless

The Philippine women's team capped off their FIBA 3x3 World Cup campaign with a tough loss at the hands of Hungary, 18-15, Sunday at the Philippine Arena.

PH women's team falls to Spain, bows out of contention

The Philippine women's team went toe-to-toe with Spain for most part of the game but eventually came out on the losing end on Sunday.

Pilipinas winless in FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Perlas Pilipinas lost 18-15 to Hungary and ended their FIBA 3x3 World Cup campaign without a win.


Pontejos' hot shooting not enough in loss to Spain

The Philippine women's team bowed out of contention in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup after falling to the hands of Spain, 21-17, despite Janine Pontejos' hot shooting.


Physical play dominates FIBA competition

The Philippine men's team strives for victory despite physical FIBA 3x3 competition.


Loud crowds at FIBA 3x3

The Filipino crowd pumped up the FIBA 3x3 World Cup.


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Blatche returns as Gilas continues prep for FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Andray Blatche flew back to Manila on Saturday to help Gilas Pilipinas prepare for the third window of the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.

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Blatche back in Manila

Andray Blatch is back in town to gear up for the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.


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Inexperience dooms Philippines in physical game vs. Mongolia

Two unsportsmanlike fouls on the Philippines helped turn the tide in Mongolia's favor.

Philippines vs. Brazil highlights

The Philippine men's team opened their 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup with an impressive 15-7 win over Brazil.


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Ginebra arrests losing skid, outplays NLEX

The Kings breathe life into their quarterfinal hopes with a crucial win over the Road Warriors

Ginebra vs. NLEX highlights

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel scored a vital 83-75 victory over the NLEX Road Warriors in Legazpi.


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Alaska suspends Abueva indefinitely

Calvin Abueva has not shown up at Alaska practices since after All-Star Week.

Aces' Calvin Abueva suspended

Calvin Abueva has been indefinitely suspended by the Alaska Aces for his extended absence from the team.


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Meralco survives Phoenix in overtime thriller

The Bolts regroup in overtime to come away with a crucial win.

Rain or Shine books quarterfinals slot

The Elasto Painters grab top spot in the standings with their fourth win in a row.

Walker's injured shoulder keeps him sidelined

The Blackwater reinforcement tried to play against Rain or Shine but his injury was too severe.

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Players to watch out for in 3x3 World Cup

Troy Rosario of Team Pilipinas is one of the ten players to watch out for in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup.


Standhardinger is good to go

Christian Standhardinger will play in Team Pilipinas' opening games at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.


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Henry Walker reminds everyone why teams shouldn't sleep on Blackwater

Henry Walker is not going to let other teams whip the squad he led to the playoffs in the Governors' Cup last season.

Blackwater snaps winless streak, downs Hotshots

Behind Henry Walker's heroics, the Blackwater Elite finally registered their first win of the conference, 86-84, at the expense of the Magnolia Hotshots.


Walker's slam gives Blackwater first win

Henry Walker saved his best for last as Blackwater chalked up its first win at the expense of Magnolia, 86-84, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday

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Where's Abueva? Alaska forward skips Gilas practice as well

The Aces forward was nowhere to be seen as Gilas Pilipinas resumed practice for the two upcoming Asian Qualifier games.

Next man up: Baser Amer gets the call to rejoin Gilas

All it took was one text message for Baser Amer to come running to Gilas practice

Blatche set to arrive June 9 for Asian Qualifiers

Naturalized player Andray Blatche is scheduled to plane in on June 9 'in much better shape' according to Gilas coach Chot Reyes.


JMF is Player of the Week

June Mar Fajardo is the PBA Rush-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week after helping the San Miguel Beermen score victories over Phoenix and Barangay Ginebra.


Magnolia eyeing another import change

The Magnolia Hotshots are thinking about yet another import change with Justin Jackson possibly replacing Curtis Kelly.


Brownlee vs Balkman

The overtime thriller between Barangay Ginebra and San Miguel Beer last Sunday featured the showdown between former teammates Justin Brownlee and Renaldo Balkman.


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Gilas Cadets take 97-78 win over Mapua

The Gilas Cadets scored a 97-78 win over the Mapua Cardinals in the 12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go on Monday

San Beda holds on for third win, deals La Salle first loss

The San Beda Red Lions defeated the La Salle Green Archers, 72-70, in the 12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go on Monday.

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PBA Weekly Wrap-Up: Semerad gives quality minutes, Balkman helps SMB go perfect

What happened the past week in the PBA? Here are a few insights from ESPN5 writer Charlie Cuna.

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Is Kiefer Ravena allowed to watch PBA games at the venues?

Kiefer Ravena's ban from all basketball-related activities looks harsher than it appears to be.

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Alaska coach: Jeron Teng could miss rest of conference

Alaska coach Alex Compton said Aces rookie Jeron Teng is on the road to recovery after suffering injuries in a parking lot melee on Sunday.

PBA players involved in altercation

Jeron Teng, Norbert Torres and Thomas Torres were stabbed during a fight that occurred early Sunday morning.


Jeron Teng, Norbert Torres injured in BGC altercation; suspects in custody

Jeron Teng, Norbert Torres and Thomas Torres were injured in an altercation at Bonifacio Global City.

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San Miguel wins second in a row, extends Ginebra's misery

The San Miguel Beermen claimed their second straight win after defeating Barangay Ginebra in an overtime thriller on Sunday.

Beermen survive Ginebra in overtime

The San Miguel Beermen escaped with a thrilling 104-97 victory over the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in overtime.


Balkman takes the first round against former teammate Brownlee

Renaldo Balkman helped will the Beermen to a win over Ginebra and over former Alab Pilipinas teammate Justin Brownlee,


Smith's double-double helps TNT win third straight

The TNT Katropa rolled to a third straight victory after holding off the NLEX Road Warriors, 117-106, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday.

TNT down NLEX for third straight win

The TNT KaTropa defeated the NLEX Road Warriors 117-106 to claim their sixth win of the conference and their third in a row.


NLEX remains hopeful of playoff run even without Alas, Ravena

The Road Warriors still believe they can make the playoffs, but head coach Yeng Guiao said it will be an uphill battle.


Exclusive: Kiefer Ravena talks about ban

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Banchero dedicates Alaska win to fallen friend

Chris Banchero played through grief when he helped lift the Alaska Aces to a 109-103 victory over GlobalPort on Saturday.

Curtis Kelly grades his PBA debut as 'just okay'

Curtis Kelly produced decent numbers of 19 points, 15 rebounds, and three assists on Saturday but wasn't satisfied with his performance.

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Alaska bucks Abueva's absence to push win run to five

The Aces bank on a big third-quarter run to turn things around against the Batang Pier despite the absence of forward Calvin Abueva.

Compton: 'We're not sure where Abueva is'

For the second time this season, Calvin Abueva has left the Alaska Aces to attend to some personal issues. They're not sure where he is.

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