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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

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PJ Simon retires from basketball

PJ Simon retires from basketball By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno    PBA player PJ Simon (From his Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Magnolia guard PJ Simon announced his retirement from basketball in a lengthy social media post on Wednesday. “This is PJ Simon, The SuperSub, Your Scoring Apostle, signing out,” the 40-year-old star said. On why he is … Continue reading

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Phoenix fires Louie Alas

Phoenix fires Louie Alas By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   (Photo courtesy of Louis Alas’ Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Phoenix made a shocking announcement on Friday night, relieving Louie Alas as its head coach. “After much deliberation, (the) management has decided to discontinue Mr. Louie Alas’ services as head coach,” the Fuel Masters said in … Continue reading