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PBA to set online awards night, draft

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) will be holding its major preseason activities online due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The league will be doing its awards night and the rookie draft through video conferencing, shying away from a physical version of them due to the quarantine restrictions imposed … Continue reading

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Meralco forces semis Game 5 vs. Ginebra

Meralco forces semis Game 5 vs. Ginebra By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Reynel Hugnatan scored the eventual game winner as Meralco sent its Philippine Basketball Association semifinal series against Ginebra to a deciding game with an 83-80 Game 4 squeaker on Wednesday night at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center. … Continue reading

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Phoenix inches closer to finals berth

Phoenix inches closer to finals berth By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Behind an impressive performance from Matt Wright, Phoenix took one step closer to its first Philippine Basketball Association finals appearance after beating TNT, 92-89, in Game 4 of their semifinal tie at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center. Still … Continue reading

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Phoenix pulls off Q4 comeback to edge Magnolia

Phoenix pulls off Q4 comeback to edge Magnolia By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Phoenix showed resilience down the stretch on Friday night, downing Magnolia, 91-84, through a fourth-quarter run in their Philippine Basketball Association game at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center. The Fuel Masters, down by as much as 17 … Continue reading

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Ginebra nips Meralco in Finals rematch

Ginebra nips Meralco in Finals rematch By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Barangay Ginebra zapped Meralco Bolts, 105-91, in the rematch of last year’s Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup Finals at the Angeles University Sports and Cultural Center on Sunday night. The Barangay broke out in the second quarter, outscoring the Bolts, 31-19, … Continue reading

Phoenix pummels Meralco to open campaign
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Phoenix pummels Meralco to open campaign

Phoenix pummels Meralco to open campaign By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Phoenix came alive late in the first quarter and bludgeoned Meralco, 116-98, in Day 2 of the Philippine Basketball Association bubble at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center on Monday night. Despite a solid start from the Bolts that even … Continue reading