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Cone praises Thompson for overall impact in series win

Coach Tim Cone thought Scottie Thompson was a major catalyst in turning the series around for Ginebra.

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Justin Brownlee has 'improved so tremendously', says Tim Cone

There's been a 'continuous evolution' in the game of Justin Brownlee, says coach Tim Cone.

Cone credits SEA Games stint for title run, sets sights on Philippine Cup

Tim Cone's 22nd PBA championship got a little boost from Ginebra coaches and players' participation in the Southeast Asian Games, and next up they want to end SMB's reign in the Philippine Cup.

GINEBRA'S CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATION

Tim Cone: 'Ginebra! Ginebra!'

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Alfrancis Chua thanks the Ginebra fans

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Barangay Ginebra's dugout celebration

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AROUND THE ASSOCIATION

Santos seeking redemption in return from indefinite ban

Arwind Santos is back with the Beermen and eager to show how much he matured after the indefinite suspension.

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TNT acquires Ed Daquioag from Rain or Shine

Ed Daquioag will be shipped from the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters to the TNT KaTropa in exchange for three draft picks, the PBA announced Tuesday.

UAAP BASKETBALL

Dave Ildefonso to make Ateneo return

Dave Ildefonso is returning to Ateneo after playing two years with National University, he announced on Instagram on Monday.

Cagulangan, former ISU guard to join UP

The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons will obtain Joel Cagulangan and former Idaho State guard Sam Dowd, a source told ESPN5.com.

GOVERNORS' CUP FINALS

GAME 4: WEDNESDAY, 7 P.M., SMART ARANETA COLISEUM

Brownlee's playmaking on point in Ginebra's Game 3 win

Justin Brownlee dialed back his shots and keyed in on playmaking to propel Barangay Ginebra to a win in Game 3 of the 2019 PBA Governors' Cup finals.

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GOVERNORS' CUP FINALS

SERIES TIED, 1-1

Meralco holds off Ginebra in Game 2 to tie series

Allen Durham had 21 points and 18 rebounds as the Meralco Bolts held off Barangay Ginebra for a 104-102 victory in Game 2 to tie the Governors' Cup finals at one game apiece.

PBA Media Group

Meralco ties PBA Governors' Cup Finals

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Caram gets the better of Pringle

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Chris Newsome splits the defense for the foul

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Nard Pinto gets Meralco off to a hot start

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Newsome beats the buzzer

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GILAS IN THE FIBA ASIA CUP

5 on 5: Breaking down the new Gilas Pilipinas pool

We asked five ESPN5.com writers to weigh in on the new Gilas Pilipinas pool.

ESPN5

Pingris on Gilas pool call-up: 'Seryoso ba 'yan?'

Marc Pingris couldn't believe it when informed his name was included in the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool for the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.

team season reviews

TNT made run to finals but couldn't get over the hump

The TNT KaTropa made two trades during the season to shore up their rotation and brought in two NBA-caliber imports, but still fell short of a championship.

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Batang Pier's 2019 trades changed their fortunes

The Batang Pier pulled off two big trades this season and were rewarded by a surprise semifinal appearance in the Governors' Cup.

NLEX had a rollercoaster season

The NLEX Road Warriors couldn't get past the elimination round in two conferences, then were upset in the third.

Governors' Cup Semis

Ginebra wins series, 3-1

Brownlee, Ginebra headed to Governors' Cup finals

Justin Brownlee poured in 36 points as Barangay Ginebra bounces NorthPort 120-107 in Game 4 for a trip to the Governors' Cup finals.

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Ginebra through to finals once again

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Cone says the past is the past

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Brownlee, Aguilar lead Ginebra to Governors' Cup finals

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Japeth Aguilar finishes with the slam

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Scottie Thompson hustles for the basket

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Cone, Ginebra look ahead to Governors' Cup finals

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southeast asian games

Are other southeast Asian countries catching up to Gilas?

Gilas Pilipinas Men coach Tim Cone believes other countries are slowly creeping up on the heels of the Philippines in basketball.

Marlon Bernabe

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southeast asian games

Aquino, Gilas Women hope gold leads to growth of PH women's basketball

Gilas Women coach Pat Aquino hopes the SEAG gold leads to more opportunities: "I really want women's basketball to grow."

Marlon Bernabe

Gilas Pilipinas Women won gold for the first time

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Trade Alert

Phoenix acquires Jake Pascual from Alaska

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season summary

How should Magnolia upgrade its roster?

The Magnolia Hotshots had a solid season, but they failed to defend their Governors' Cup crown even with Romeo Travis and an intact lineup.

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San Miguel falls short of winning a Grand Slam

The Phoenix Fuel Masters' up-and-down season

It was a season of extremes for the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters as they went from a top seed in the Philippine Cup to 11th place in the Governors' Cup.

San Miguel Suspensions

SMB Disciplines Santos, Nabong, Tubid

How will San Miguel fare without Santos, Nabong, Tubid?

How Arwind Santos, Kelly Nabong and Ronald Tubid's absence will affect San Miguel's quest for a Governors' Cup title.

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San Miguel Beermen in turmoil

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Philippine Basketball Association

TnT's Vargas re-elected as PBA chairman

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UAAP SEASON 82 finals

How Thirdy Ravena and his evolution brought Ateneo back to the top

Thirdy Ravena's hard work and growth over the last six years with Ateneo resulted to three titles and three Finals MVP awards.

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For Nieto twins, Ateneo's historic title run is a family affair

Mike and Matt Nieto culminated 16 years of basketball with a third-straight title for the Blue Eagles.

NCAA SEASON 95 FINALS

Balanza's comeback ends with Letran's title win

Fourteen months after a brain tumor diagnosis, Jerrick Balanza is now a two-time champion after Letran knocked off San Beda.

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Fran Yu hushes critics with Finals MVP award, NCAA title

Fran Yu capped off his breakout season with a Finals MVP award following an unforgettable performance that powered Letran to the NCAA title.

Abueva keeping busy

What Calvin Abueva's doing in his time away from PBA

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Abueva joins Phoenix's outreach program

Calvin Abueva headlined Fuel Masters' outreach program in Las Pinas City on Saturday.

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