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Converge nips Magnolia, remains unbeaten in 3 games

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA – Converge moved to the top of the PBA Governors’ Cup standings after escaping with a 111-109 win against Magnolia at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City on Sunday night. Clutch moments from Jamaal Franklin turned out to be the cushion the FiberXers needed to frustrate several Hotshots’ attempts to steal the match. With … Continue reading

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Ginebra’s Thompson, Brownlee win PBA Comm’s Cup individual awards

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  DOUBLE WIN. Scottie Thompson (left) and Justin Brownlee were awarded top performers of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup before the start of Game 4 of the finals at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Friday (Jan. 6, 2023). Both topped the statistical points and vote categories to win the … Continue reading

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Converge launches PBA’s newest team FiberXers

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz  NEW PBA FRANCHISE. Fiber broadband provider Converge launches the newest franchise, FiberXers, in the Philippine Basketball Association at the EDSA Shangri-La on Tuesday (April 5, 2022). Converge recently acquired the retired Alaska Aces. (PNA photo by Raymond Carl Dela Cruz) MANILA – Fiber broadband provider Converge on Tuesday launched the newest franchise in … Continue reading

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Opening of PBA’s 46th season OK’d

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) can finally begin its 46th season, Malacañang said Friday. This was after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) approved the PBA’s request to allow the start of the league’s 46th season on July 16, Presidential Spokesperson Harry … Continue reading

PBA seeks clarification on IATF rules and guidelines
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PBA seeks clarification on IATF rules and guidelines

Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner Willy Marcial today paid a courtesy call to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos at the agency’s headquarters at Makati City. During the brief meeting, the two officials discussed ways to forge stronger coordination particularly during this time of pandemic. Marcial likewise sought clarification and guidance from the … Continue reading