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After a crucial campaign on Saturday night at the Huaqiao International Service Business Park in Kunshan, China; Pasig’s Chooks-to-Go grieved an early exit in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 Kunshan Challenger. Kings fails to qualify, because of these two defeats, for the higher-level tournament Chengdu Masters slated next month. Games were spearheaded by top Filipino 3×3 cager Joshua Munzon, Taylor Statham, Dylan Ababou and Troy Rike—fell short against Sosnovy Bor of

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San Miguel Beermen proclaimed the All-Filipino champions after winning the best-of-7 series of the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup, 4-3 Wednesday at the Big Dome. It was touted as a game for the ages. Beermen remain the All-Filipino champions after winning the best-of-7 series, 4-3. San Miguel has also done something that no other team has ever done and that’s capture five straight titles in the Philippine Cup. San Miguel had

San Miguel Beermen

PBA’s best-of-seven of the Philippine Cup finals series amongst defending champions San Miguel Beermen and Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok goes to a crucial decisive Game Seven on Wednesday with both team’s expectant of a grind and a match demanding only their best. Strained when the Beermen took Game Six, 98-86 the previous Sunday to level the series, San Miguel coach Leo Austria stated they are thankful to have been allowed

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San Miguel Beermen’s journey in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup has been one of its toughest in the last five years. Faced their fair share of trials in their first four Philippine Cup campaigns, San Miguel under Leo Austria and this season hasn’t had any shortage of adversities. This may be the third Game 7 in a Philippine Cup final that Austria’s Beermen will commence after going back-and-forth against Magnolia

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During the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup finals, a man donned as Spider-Man ran into the court and struck San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo, on Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. A still unnamed spectator ran to the floor with 3:06 left in the game holding a sign saying “vote love!” yet collided hard into Fajardo, who was running back down for defense. Araneta’s

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June Mar Fajardo, San Miguel’s 29-year-old stalwart closed a sixth straight All-Filipino BPC award Wednesday night after winning the award in runaway fashion. Fajardo is not just collecting MVP trophies but Best Player of the Conference (BPC) titles as well. Being on top in statistical points (460), media (484), players (71), and the PBA votes, Fajardo finished with a total of 1,165 points or about half more than his closest

San Miguel Beermen

Be belligerent as Magnolia chase an imposing 3-1 lead against San Miguel Beer when they battle in Game 4 of their 2019 PBA Philippine Cup title series on Wednesday. Ball brawl time is at 7 p.m. at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Owing to a stifling defense and a resurgent game by Rafi Reavis, who finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds on Sunday, Magnolia won 86-82 to take a 2-1

San Miguel Beermen

San Miguel Beer relived their old fiery form and threw its full might against Magnolia Friday night, 108-101. The victory tied the best-of-seven series at 1-1 heading into Sunday’s Game 3 also at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Beermen kept their distance slowly but surely against the Hotshots in the opening half before coming through in the third period when they scored thirteen straight inhindered points. Both Alex Cabagnot and Christian

June Mar Fajardo

2019 PBA Philippine Cup Finals went exhilarating Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum as Magnolia held off San Miguel Beer, 99-94, for a 1-0 lead. Ian Sangalang and Paul Lee came up big down the stretch for the Hotshots, who also won the finals opener last year but ended up dropping the next four games to lose in the series. Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero remarked, “I talked to my

San Miguel Beermen

Magnolia’s recurrent theme of challenging reigning champ San Miguel Beer for the PBA Philippine Cup crown has come full circle. Hotshots, fresh after a failed try last year, set themselves up for a second undertaking at the Beermen’s throne after wrapping up their hard-fought semifinal duel with the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters by scoring a dramatic come-from-behind 63-60 overtime caper in Sunday’s deciding Game Seven at the MOA Arena.