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MMA: Folayang to choose between Shalorus and Ting

Lightweight champion Eduard Folayang has two fighters to choose from for his upcoming fight, Kamal Shalorus of Iran and Ev Ting of Malaysia. However, “The Landslide” says he will not be the one to pick his opponent, but his promoter. He added that before he fights Shalorus, Shalorus should first beat Ting for the title eliminator. The clash between Ting and Shalorus will be on Friday in Kuala Lumpur.

Gin Kings beats Aces, 108-97

  Brgy. Ginebra San Miguel is now on its way to the Philippine Cup semi-finals after beating the Alaska Aces. L.A Tenorio led the Gin Kings with 31 points, while Aljon Mariano helped out with 20 of his own. The Aces were leading until the first half, but the Gin Kings rallied at the third with an 8-0 run. The win books the team a semi-finals match against the Star Hotshots. In accordance to the […]

Star enters Philippine Cup semi-finals, beats Phoenix, 91-71

The Star Hotshots also barges in to the semi-finals of the PBA Philippine Cup after pulling away big time from the Phoenix Fuelmasters, 91-71. Hotshots coach Chito Victolero also commended his players’ performance upon showing better teamwork. Paul Lee led his team with 17 points, 9 assists and 4 rebounds. Helping him out was Marc Pingris, who made 16 points, and Ian Sangalang and Jio Jalalon contributed with 11 each. Scores: Star (91): Lee 17, […]

Talk ‘N Text ends Globalport, faces beermen in the semi-finals

TNT Katropa will face two-time defending champion San Miguel beermen on a best-of-seven semi-finals series after defeating Globalport Batang Pier yesterday, 95-90. TNT coach Nash Racela says that the team should not be complacent, as they all have seen how the beermen play. He adds that TNT has no time to rest, as a well-built San Miguel team will be their opponent. Ranidel de Ocampo stepped into the spotlight after drilling 25 points to lead […]

San Miguel enters semi-finals after beating “Rain or Shine”

San Miguel entered the semi-finals of PBA Cup after eliminating Rain or Shine Elasto painters with the score of 98-91 on Sunday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City. The record of San Miguel was almost perfect in the elimination round with a 10-1 win-loss card. RR Garcia of San Miguel had 25 points for the victory of the beermen. Head coach Leo Austria admitted that San Miguel had a hard time defeating  Rain or […]

Yap, still confident with Rain or Shine

(Eagle News)-Despite a string of losses, two-time MVP James Yap still believes that his team, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, is capable of bouncing back just in time for the playoffs. Yap himself said that now is the moment for Rain or Shine to prove themselves, meaning they should put more trust in each other and be more cohesive as a team. On Friday night, February 3, the Elasto Painters will try to garner the […]

Aces wagi kontra ROS 94-89

Wagi rin ang Alaska Aces laban naman sa koponan ng Rain or Shine Elasto Painters. Sa iskor na 94-89, naging sulit ang ginawang team efforts ng Aces na pinangunahan ni Jvee Casio na gumawa ng twenty five points. Dahil dito, tiyak na ang ikalawang pwesto ng Aces na may twice to beat advantage para sa next round. Habang kakailanganin pa namang magharap ng Blackwater Elite at Rain or Shine para sa huling pwesto ng quarterfinals. […]

Star tinambakan ang Mahindra 124-87

Panalo ang Star Hotshots kontra sa Mahindra Floodbusters sa huling araw ng pagpapatuloy ng 2016-2017 PBA all-Filipino cup. Tinambakan ng Hotshots ang Floodbusters sa iskor na 124-87, sa pangunguna ni Allein maliksi na nagtala ng trenta’y-tres puntos habang gumawa naman ng labing anim na puntos si Paul Lee at limang assist. Dahil sa panalo, hawak ngayon ng Star ang kartadang pitong panalo at apat na talo. (Photo courtesy of Philippine Basketball Association)