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Eight-man NorthPort erases 25-point deficit, wins in OT

With just eight healthy players, the Batang Pier came back from a huge deficit and held on for an 107-105 overtime win against Rain or Shine.


Mitchell powers Road Warriors to first win

The NLEX Road Warriors finally tasted victory in the Commissioner's Cup thanks to a strong game from import Tony Mitchell.

Road to the FIBA World Cup

No Castro will be 'huge loss' for Gilas, says Alapag

Playing in the FIBA World Cup without Jayson Castro will greatly impact Gilas Pilipinas, according to former national team captain Jimmy Alapag.

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Alapag breaks down Gilas Pilipinas' chances in the World Cup


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How the Pringle trade affects Ginebra and NorthPort

ESPN5's Chuck Araneta examines how the Stanley Pringle trade impacts Barangay Ginebra and NorthPort moving forward.


Pringle practices with Ginebra, keen on learning new system

Stanley Pringle was attentive in his first practice with Barangay Ginebra on Wednesday.

Alapag's Summer Plans

Jimmy Alapag's journey to the Sacramento Kings


Alapag joins Sacramento staff for NBA Summer League


D-League Finals

CEU surprises Cignal-Ateneo in Game 2


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Justin Brownlee goes the distance for Ginebra


Magnolia Hotshots finds their groove


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Five takeaways from the Patriot's Cup first leg

The first leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 Patriot's Cup was definitely one for the books. Here's what we learned from the Cebu event.


Pasig wins Chooks 3x3 Patriot's Cup Leg 1


saturday action

Phoenix takes low-scoring squeaker over Alaska

The Phoenix Fuel Masters welcomed the return of coach Louie Alas by snapping their losing streak and ending Alaska's winning run with a tight win.

Jones drops 49 as TNT thumps Meralco

Terrence Jones put up a PBA career-high Saturday to help the TNT KaTropa past the Meralco Bolts and to the top of the Commissioner's Cup standings.

Phoenix back on winning track


TNT claims top spot


Magnolia vs. NLEX

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Sangalang, Magnolia break out as NLEX's crisis deepens

Ian Sangalang hit the critical baskets late and James Farr contributed 24 points and 21 rebounds as the Hotshots snapped a two-game losing skid and kept NLEX winless.


NLEX adds Cruz, eagerly awaits Alas, Ravena's return

NLEX coach Yeng Guiao is pleased to add Jericho Cruz to the mix and is confident Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas will return soon.

San Miguel vs. Blackwater

Commissioner's Cup

Beermen toast first victory of conference


SMB takes down import-less Blackwater to nail first win

The San Miguel Beermen drubbed a shorthanded Blackwater Elite 127-106 for their first win of the PBA Commissioner's Cup.

3X3 Basketball

Chooks 3x3: Mindoro-Tamaraws


PBA D-League Finals

Cignal-Ateneo cruises to Game 1 blowout


Cignal-Ateneo hammers CEU in dominant Game 1 win

The Blue Eagles were simply overpowering against the undermanned Scorpions as they took a 1-0 lead in the 2019 PBA D-League best-of-five finals.

TNT vs. Ginebra

RR Pogoy has the hot hand for TNT


Pogoy goes off for 38 as TNT topples Ginebra

RR Pogoy connected for 10 3-pointers to finish with 38 points, lifting TNT to a 104-96 win over Ginebra in the Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday.


NorthPort vs. Magnolia

Northport Batang Pier is the PBA's hottest team


NorthPort pockets fifth win, holds off Magnolia

Northport's Nico Elorde and Mo Tautuaa left Wednesday's 102-99 victory over Magnolia with leg injuries.


Gilas Pilipinas Youth

Sotto, Edu key for Gilas at U18 World Cup


Kai Sotto returns for U19s with extra bulk, confidence

The 7-2 big man from Ataneo High is back practicing with his teammates after a rigorous regimen in the U.S. aimed at making his NBA dreams a reality.


PBA D-League

Centro Escolar University advances to finals

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TNT, NLEX, NorthPort Deal

Jericho Cruz elated to begin new journey with NLEX

Jericho Cruz is eager to get back on track after finally getting traded to the NLEX Road Warriors.

Jericho Cruz joins the Road Warriors


PBA Suspends Abueva

Calvin Abueva's suspension is not unique. Here are other notable PBA punishments

ESPN5's Charlie Cuna looks back at some of past instances, which evoke not-so-pleasant memories, especially for the players involved.


Pablo Torre animated watching Abueva-Jones fight


Rain or Shine vs. Phoenix

Denzel Bowles, Elasto Painters build momentum


Bowles shines as RoS deals Phoenix another loss

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters leaned on Denzel Bowles to hand the Phoenix Fuel Masters their third straight setback on Sunday.


Aces vs. Bolts

Vic Manuel doesn't miss a beat in return to Alaska


Banchero, Aces hold off Bolts to improve to 4-2

Chris Banchero scored 23 points to help the Alaska Aces beat the Meralco Bolts, 93-89, for their fourth win.


Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas women's 3x3 team on their play against France


RoS vs. Ginebra

Nambatac's career night leads Rain or Shine to rout over Ginebra

Rey Nambatac was unstoppable as the Elasto Painters broke into the win column in the Commissioner's Cup.

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Elasto Painters topple Ginebra for first win


Bad Start for Beermen

Beermen left frustrated, embarrassed after blowout loss to NorthPort

The San Miguel Beermen didn't expect their first game in the Commissioner's Cup to end this way, and now they have to regroup quickly for their next game.


San Miguel Beermen get off to disastrous start


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Gilas women's to face China in 3x3 U18 QF


Gilas women's stuns Netherlands, Czech Republic to reach quarterfinals

The Gilas women's 3x3 team pulled off a shocker at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup with wins over Netherlands and Czech Republic to make the quarterfinals.

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d-league semifinals

Ateneo advances to finals, St. Clare forces Game 3


Cignal-Ateneo sweeps Valencia-SSCR, moves on to D-League finals

The Blue Eagles are through to their first-ever PBA D-League finals after anotehr blowout win over the Golden Harvest.

Alaska vs. Magnolia

Fields again opens Commissioner's Cup with loss to Alaska


Casio, Daniels heat up as Alaska clobbers Magnolia

The Alaska Aces pulled away in the second period to cruise to a one-sided win over the debuting Magnolia Hotshots.

NorthPort vs. San Miguel

Bolick's big night powers NorthPort in thumping San Miguel

Rookie Robert Bolick led NorthPort Batang Pier with 25 points in a 121-88 dismantling of the San Miguel Beermen in the Commissioner's Cup.


Bolick, NorthPort cruise past San Miguel


PBA hands down fines, suspensions

PBA suspends Abueva indefinitely, fines him P70K

The PBA suspends and fines Phoenix forward Calvin Abueva and hands out a raft of sanctions to players and coaches following this weekend's action.

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No timeline for Calvin Abueva's return from suspension

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Dillinger Joins Ginebra

Jared Dillinger attends Ginebra practice


Dillinger on joining Ginebra: 'It's funny how life works'

Once reviled by Ginebra fans, ex-Meralco forward Jared Dillinger says he has 'flipped the script' by joining the Barangay.

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d-league semifinals

Cignal-Ateneo crushes Valencia City-SSCR by 38

Cignal-Ateneo unleashed a murderous run in the second half to cruise to a lopsided win in the opening game of their PBA D-League semifinal series against Valencia City Bukidnon-SSCR.

Undermanned CEU steals Game 1 of PBA D-League semis

Seven-man CEU continued its Cinderella run in the 2019 PBA D-League, this time with a thrilling one-point win over St. Clare in the opener of their semifinal series.

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Caracut, UAAP All-Stars get close win over NCAA All-Stars

The UAAP All-Stars withstood a furious run by the NCAA All-Stars to escape with an 86-83 win in the 13th FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup All-Star Game.

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Manlapaz rules dunk contest, Tuffin bags 3-point crown

Adamson's AP Manlapaz was crowned as the Dunk Contest champion, while FEU's Kenneth Tuffin bagged the three-point shootout title.

D-League Quarterfinals

Shorthanded CEU stuns CSB to advance


Amid game-fixing scandal, seven-man CEU triumphs

A day after sacking several players due to game-fixing allegations, a severely undermanned CEU Scorpions team found a way to win against Go for Gold-CSB and advance to the PBA D-League semifinals.

Commissioner's Cup Action

Yap, Rain or Shine open campaign vs. Meralco

James Yap will team up once again with Denzel Bowles as Rain or Shine begins its Commissioner's Cup stint against the Meralco Bolts.

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Castro, PBA players make NBA Finals predictions

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How Jeron Teng got Alaska back on track


Magnolia Governor fined P50K


Rob Dozier: Fuel Masters have good chance to compete


Alaska vs. NLEX

How Jeron Teng got Alaska back on track


Jeron Teng helps Alaska bounces back against NLEX


Northport vs. TNT

Pringle and Bolick keep Northport unbeaten


Pringle returns as NorthPort drubs TNT

The Batang Pier celebrated the return of Stanley Pringle with an impressive win over the KaTropa to keep their unbeaten record intact.

Top Player honors

Bobby Ray Parks Jr. is Player of the Week

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Beermen, Rhodes pin title hopes on familiarity

Charles Rhodes is keen on helping the Beermen reclaim the throne and set the decorated franchise up for another shot at a Grand Slam.

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Beermen welcome Charles Rhodes back


Champion Beermen get back to work


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