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Rookies Bolick, Perez make final Gilas line-up for World Cup

The SBP has announced the 12 players who will represent the Philippines in the 2019 FIBA World Cup.


Ravena impresses in first game back from suspension

In his first official game in 15 months, Kiefer Ravena was a little jittery but still impressed the coaches present.

Gilas Pilipinas resumes practice


Ravena set to play Sunday vs. Adelaide 36ers


Gilas Pilipinas cruise past Adelaide 36ers


FIBA WC: Group G previews

FIBA WC Team Preview: France

A young France squad brings a powerhouse roster and stifling defense to the FIBA World Cup, banking on NBA stars such as Rudy Gobert and Nicolas Batum.


FIBA WC Team Preview: Dominican Republic

Group G's Dominican Republich shares a story similar to Gilas Pilipinas' and needed a bit of luck during qualifying to reach FIBA's top stage.


SMB's Grand Slam hopes

Beermen's Standhardinger ignores trade chatter

Christian Standhardinger is ignoring talk that he might be traded as the Beermen begin preparing for the PBA Governors' Cup.

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Beermen toast PBA Commissioner's Cup title win


PBA Trade Alert

NLEX acquire Mike Miranda


FIBA World Cup Preview

Gilas Pilipinas by the numbers


How Italy stacks up


Serbia by the numbers


Breaking down Angola's numbers


FIBA World Cup Review

World Cup rewind: Chot, RDO and Ping reminisce about Croatia game

The trio, who were a part of Gilas' last run to the FIBA World Cup, spoke about their close loss to Croatia in 2014.


Gilas vs. Croatia: An oral history


Chot Reyes breaks down game film


Marc Pingris on how close Gilas came in 2014


Where The KaTropa Go From Here

TNT's life after Terrence Jones will include another ex-NBAer

The KaTropa are tapping K.J. McDaniels next conference, and Mark Dickel believes they can replicate their success in the upcoming Governor's Cup.


All is forgiven for NBA-bound Jones as Santos learns life lesson

Terrence Jones doesn't hold a grudge and Arwind Santos said 'I know I was in the wrong' as both men look to move on from Game 5's ugly incident.

Castro disappointed with TNT's runner-up finish


Jones accepts Santos' apology


beermen are champs again

win series 4-2

From franchise player to Finals MVP, Terrence Romeo comes full circle

Once a high-scoring guard who was the focal point of the offense, Terrence Romeo's transformation to a scorer off the bench has paid dividends.

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Romeo on his first Finals MVP award

Terrence Romeo credits San Miguel culture for maturity that led to his being Finals MVP.


San Miguel finishes off TNT, claims Commissioner's Cup title

The San Miguel Beermen were firing on all cylinders in Game 6 as they put away the TNT KaTropa for the Commissioner's Cup title.

Governors' Cup

Governors' Cup imports: Who we know so far

TNT has tapped another ex-Houston Rocket and NBA veteran for the Governors' Cup. Meanwhile, a few tried and tested imports are returning for other teams, led by Justin Brownlee, Romeo Travis and Allen Durham.

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Ashaolu: NLEX needs to cut back on turnovers

With returning import Olu Ashaolu, the NLEX Road Warriors hope to turn their fortunes around in the upcoming 2019 Governors' Cup.

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Santos fined 200K for racist gesture, escapes suspension

San Miguel's Arwind Santos was meted a fine of P200,000 for the monkey insult he directed toward TNT import Terrence Jones in Game 5.


Jones reacts to racist gesture: 'It is unacceptable'

TNT import Terrence Jones fired back on social media in response to Arwind Santos' refusal to apologize for his monkey gesture taunt in Game 5.

Players weigh in on Arwind Santos' racist mocking

Players weigh in on Arwind Santos' racist mocking


commissioner's cup finals

beermen lead series, 3-2

How Standhardinger's defense sparked the Game 5 stunner

Christian Standhardinger all but shut down Terrence Jones in the fourth quarter of San Miguel's eventual comeback.

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McCullough's monster effort gives San Miguel a 3-2 lead

The Beermen star had 35 points and 22 rebounds in a 99-94 win over TNT that put San Miguel a win away from the PBA Commissioner's Cup crown.



Castro bags BPC award, Jones named Best Import

TNT's Jayson Castro and Terrence Jones were named Best Player of the Conference and Best Import, respectively.

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Best Player of the Conference: Jayson Castro

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Dickel says fatigue not an issue for TNT

TNT's injury-hit roster has forced the KaTropa to give heavy minutes to several players, but consultant Mark Dickel isn't too worried.

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Stern reminder from perennial champions


How June Mar Fajardo saved San Miguel in Game 4

The San Miguel Beermen went back to their strength of maximizing June Mar Fajardo's dominant inside presence to avoid falling into a 1-3 hole against TNT.

commissioner's cup finals

TNT leads series, 2-1

Beermen's Chris Ross calls KaTropa's Terrence Jones 'mentally a baby'

San Miguel's Chris Ross is furious and lashed out at Terrence Jones after their ongoing feud escalated in Game 3 of the Commissioner's Cup finals.

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Jones, Standhardinger fined for Game 3 actions

Terrence Jones and Christian Standhardinger were both slapped with fines for their unsportsmanlike actions in Game 3 of the Commissioner's Cup Finals.

PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals dialing up


Let's get physical


Ross' mind games working?


Trollano finding his niche


gilas pilipinas youth

Gilas Pilipinas Youth on World Cup experience


commissioner's cup semifinals

SMB wins series, 3-1

McCullough scores 35 as San Miguel rolls to finals

Chris McCullough made the key stops and critical baskets as the Beermen top the Elasto Painters to advance to a third-straight Commissioner's Cup finals.

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San Miguel rolls on to finals


Commissioner's Cup Semifinals

TNT wins series, 3-1

TNT peaking at the right time


Cone on loss to TNT: They just outplayed us

The TNT KaTropa simply played better than the Barangay Ginebra Kings in Game 4, according to Tim Cone.

Castro has extra motivation to win title


Brownlee: TNT's defense made it tough


Jones, KaTropa dethrone the Kings


PBA in Macau

Three PBA teams to play in Macau


PBA Awards

Troy Rosario is PBA Player of the Week


Commissioner's Cup Semis

TNT leads, 2-1

Brownlee boosts Ginebra to stave off elimination

Justin Brownlee scored eight of his 14 points in the fourth period as Ginebra stays alive against TNT in the PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals.


Justin Brownlee the difference for Ginebra in Game 3


Terrence Jones vs. LA Tenorio in staring contest


Barangay Ginebra avoids sweep with Game 3 win


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Phoenix opts to wait to take further action on Abueva

The Phoenix Fuel Masters in a statement Tuesday said they will decide on Calvin Abueva's fate with the team once formal court proceedings are concluded.


Phoenx issues statement on Calvin Abueva's status


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