On the doorstep of a grand slam

August 17, 2019
Now, talks of a grand slam began to pervade the air moments after that 102-90 Game 6 win last Friday in a win where the team’s big three in Chris McCullough, June Mar Fajardo and Christian Standhardinger, combined for 72 points and 32 rebounds in a rare show of their dominance simultaneously on a given night.

Ice-cold beer to flow tonight?

August 15, 2019
Jones played pretty well in the first three quarters, enabling the KaTropa to dominate the Beermen most of the time. However, Jones’ crucial turnovers and misses at the finish put to waste his near triple-double effort of 35 markers, 17 rebounds and eight assists plus four blocks and two steals.

TNT tries to push SMB on cliff's edge

August 10, 2019
The KaTropa though seemed hell-bent on settling an old score and their motivation was well manifested last time when, upon seeing the Beermen’s offense crumble, readily did their tricks in offense by making shots from the outside to break SMB’s zone defense.

A dogfight looms again

August 08, 2019
The Beermen squandered an early 17-point lead in regulation and were facing the specter of going down 0-2 in the best-of-7 finals duel for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup until breaks came on their way just when the KaTropa were ready to pull it off in the first extension period.

Maybe this time?

August 01, 2019
The Beermen saw the Elasto Painters squander huge leads in the first two games as they stormed to a 2-0 lead in the series, but in Game 3, however, the Elasto Painters were able to sustain their hot start to win, 112-104, to live to fight another day. “We always have a bad start and that’s something that could affect our performance because we’re always on catchup situation, napapagod,” said Austria. “We’re lucky in the past few games despite being down 29 or 20, we’re able to snatch a win.”

Cone: May buhay pa

Tenorio was easily the tallest among the Gin Kings, knocking in 16 points, while Brownlee, Devance, Thompson and Pringle combined for 47 points as Ginebra reduced TNT lead in the best-of-5 semis series at 2-1.

Katropa wary of Kings' game 2 fightback

IMMEDIATELY after Talk ‘N Text took the opener of their PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinal duel with Barangay Ginebra last Friday, coach Bong Ravena started to voice out the need for his KaTropa to quickly go back to the drawing board and brace for another tough battle ahead.