Oftana lifts TNT past SMB in thriller; Ginebra back on winning track

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 02:37:13 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Calvin Oftana stole the thunder from grizzled veterans Jayson Castro and Kelly Williams, scoring a buzzer-beating putback to lift TNT past San Miguel, 110-108 and seize a solo lead in the standings in the 2023 PBA Governors’ Cup at the PhilSports Arena on Sunday, Feb. 19. With both teams tied 108-all, Oftana […]

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SMB, TNT eye playoff berths against separate foes

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2023 23:17:35 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON League leaders San Miguel Beer and TNT will be gunning for outright quarterfinals slots against separate foes in the 2023 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Tropang Giga are bent on keeping their hot streak going, even parading a new import despite the splendid […]

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Converge ends SMB’s 5-game winning run; TNT triumphs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2023 23:07:55 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Converge displayed great poise down the stretch and claimed the notable scalp of San Miguel Beer, 107-103, to get back on the winning track in the 2023 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, Feb. 11. The FiberXers came through with big plays on both ends of the […]

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Jolas, Jarin make coaching debuts in PBA

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 02:33:10 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Two new head coaches are set to get their feet wet in PBA action when TNT and Phoenix lock horns in the 2023 Governors’ Cup at the PhilSports Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Team manager Jojo Lastimosa is making his debut as the head coach of the Tropang Giga while Jamike Jarin […]

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PBA 3×3 fans going gaga over Tropang Giga

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2022 04:31:42 +0000

TNT proved it remains the team to beat in the PBA 3×3, and Almond Vosotros still the most lethal player of the halfcourt game. The Tropang Giga rallied from a late three-point deficit, and then leaned on a clutch Vosotros deuce to frustrate Cavitex Braves in overtime, 19-17, and claim the championship of the Second […]

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Brownlee, Ginebra foil TNT comeback to clinch playoff spot

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 02:56:28 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Barangay Ginebra squandered a huge 17-point lead but recovered just in time to frustrate TNT, 89-85, and clinch a spot in the playoffs in the 2022 PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, Nov. 20. Justin Brownlee scored nine of his team’s last 13 points to help the Kings […]

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TNT wins another PBA 3×3 title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 08:17:04 +0000

TNT completed a fight back against Cavitex to pull off a hard-earned 21-17 win and claim another leg championship in the PBA 3×3 on Sunday at Robinsons Place Novaliches. Almond Vosotros again proved to be the man of the hour for the Tropang Giga, sparking a telling 12-4 run that turned around the finals of […]

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TNT repeats over Platinum Karaoke in PBA 3×3

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2022 08:48:58 +0000

Gryann Mendoza saved the day for TNT, hitting the game winner as the Tropang Giga repeated over Platinum Karaoke, 17-15, for the Leg 1 title of the PBA 3×3 Season 2 Second Conference on Sunday.Mendoza nailed the winning deuce at the buzzer to cap the thrilling finish at Robinsons Place Antipolo.Nico Salva earlier knotted the […]

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Trollano hits dagger as NLEX nips TNT; Meralco’s Black is hot

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 21:46:30 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Don Trollano hit the game-winning jumper with 2.2 seconds left as NLEX frustrated defending champion TNT, 90-89, in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo on Thursday, June 16. Down by one, 89-88, with eight ticks left on the clock, Trollano created enough space off the dribble and nailed […]

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Jojo Lastimosa replaces Gabby Cui as TNT team manager

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 23:25:52 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Jojo Lastimosa is leaving his coaching role at NLEX to become TNT’s new team manager, replacing Gabby Cui. Road Warriors head coach Yeng Guiao, through the team’s official website Arangkada NLEX, confirmed the development on Monday, June 13. “We gave him our blessing since it’s a personal advancement for him,” said Guiao […]

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