Bolts seek QF bonus; Aces in do-or-die tiff with Beermen

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:48:22 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Games Today (DHVSU Gym, Bacolor) 2 p.m. — Meralco vs NLEX 4:35 p.m. — Alaska vs San Miguel Meralco looks to secure a twice-to-beat advantage while Alaska tries to stay in the hunt for a quarterfinals berth when they face separate opponents in the penultimate day of the PBA Philippine Cup at […]

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Ginebra in must-win against Meralco to avoid early exit

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:30:49 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Barangay Ginebra San Miguel will have to win its final elimination round assignment or face the possibility of becoming the first defending champion of the PBA Philippine Cup to miss the quarterfinals in more than two decades. A win over the Meralco Bolts sometime this week will give the Gin Kings a […]

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Coach Pido to bashers: Bahala na ang Diyos sa inyo

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 01:53:43 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO NorthPort coach Pido Jarencio lashed back at critics after his decision to take out Greg Slaughter during the final play of his team’s heartbreaking 90-89 loss to Magnolia Pambansang Manok. Jarencio took the chance of appearing in a postgame interview following the Batang Pier’s 91-88 overtime win Sunday, Sept. 19 to defend […]

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Tropang Giga could face Gin Kings in quarters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 01:04:55 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO TNT coach Chot Reyes said there’s still more room for improvement even after ending its elimination round campaign of the PBA Philippine Cup with the league’s best record and a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals. The Tropang Giga won 10 of 11 games to top the eliminations, but Reyes believes his team […]

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NorthPort outlasts Rain or Shine in overtime

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 09:08:05 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Greg Slaughter blocked Gabe Norwood’s game-tying three in the final seconds to secure NorthPort’s 91-88 overtime victory over Rain or Shine yesterday in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Don Honorio Ventura State University in Bacolor, Pampanga. Anticipating a give-and-go play with Norwood as the inbounder, Slaughter quickly went to the corner […]

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SMB’s Perez excited for 1st playoff appearance

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 08:46:25 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO CJ Perez is looking forward to his first playoff appearance after San Miguel Beer secured a place in the quarterfinals of the PBA Philippine Cup. Perez’s conference-high of 24 points with five rebounds and four assists helped the Beermen roll past the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters, 110-80, and clinch a spot […]

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Ginebra coach Tim Cone frustrated; SMB clinches quarters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:26:04 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Coach Tim Cone could hardly hide his disappointment after Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s struggles in the PBA Philippine Cup continued with an 89-75 loss to Alaska. The Gin Kings failed to replicate their comeback victory over the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters two days earlier after another flat start that resulted in […]

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Whether he scores or not, Castro remains effective – coach Chot

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:05:45 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO TNT coach Chot Reyes praised Jayson Castro for his willingness to sacrifice after recovering from two unproductive games with a key performance in the win over defending champion Barangay Ginebra San Miguel.Castro finished with 14 points, four rebounds and five assists in almost 19 minutes off the bench as the Tropang Giga […]

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Yeng says NLEX is sorely missing take-charge guy Kiefer Ravena

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:47:26 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO NLEX coach Yeng Guiao admitted that the absence of Kiefer Ravena had a huge effect during his team’s three-game losing streak that came to an end Thursday with a lopsided victory over Blackwater. Guiao said Ravena’s role of being a take-charge guy was sorely missed during last week’s defeats, most notably against […]

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Hotshots pip Batang Pier as Abueva beats buzzer

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:08:04 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Games Today (DHVSU Gym, Bacolor) 2 p.m. — Meralco vs Blackwater 4:35 p.m. — Alaska vs TNT Calvin Abueva’s buzzer-beating basket capped off a wild finish that gave Magnolia Pambansang Manok a 90-89 victory over NorthPort and a berth in the quarterfinals of the PBA Philippine Cup yesterday at the Don Honorio […]

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