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Ginebra escapes Rain or Shine in 4 games to reach finals

Jul 23, 2018 - 9:50 PM

The Gin Kings will face the San Miguel Beermen in a best-of-7 series for the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup crown

TOWERING. Greg Slaughter finishes with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Cabagnot proves clutch as San Miguel punches finals ticket vs Alaska

Jul 22, 2018 - 9:21 PM

The Beermen march into the PBA championship round for the 40th time in franchise history

ON TO THE NEXT. June Mar Fajardo and the San Miguel Beermen will defend their Commissioner's Cup title after dispatching the Alaska Aces in 4 games in their best-of-5 semifinals series. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LeBron James leads Cavs past Celtics to tie East Finals series

May 22, 2018 - 11:18 AM

The Boston Celtics fail to redeem themselves from their previous 30-point beatdown

THE KING. LeBron James carries the Cleveland Cavaliers with 44 points in Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Reigning NBA champion Warriors reach brink of West finals

May 07, 2018 - 7:01 AM

Kevin Durant and Steph Curry combine for 61 points as Golden State blows out the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 4

San Miguel tops Magnolia in Game 4, inches closer to 4th straight PH Cup title

Apr 04, 2018 - 9:32 PM

(UPDATED) The San Miguel Beermen have now won 3 straight contests after losing Game 1

ALL-FILIPINO KINGS. The San Miguel Beermen are a win away from their 4th straight Philippine Cup title. Photo by PBA Images

Kiefer Ravena endures flu in clutch Game 4 showing for NLEX

Mar 16, 2018 - 11:48 PM

The grueling playoffs schedule seemed to have taken its toll on Kiefer Ravena, who has played 6 games in 11 days

VETERAN MENTALITY. Kiefer Ravena shows way for the NLEX Road Warriors down the stretch in Game 4. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ravena catches fire late as NLEX evens semis with Game 4 win over Magnolia

Mar 16, 2018 - 9:14 PM

Kiefer Ravena scores 11 of his 20 points in the payoff period

TAKING OVER. Kiefer Ravena leads the 4th quarter breakaway of the NLEX Road Warriors' series-tying Game 4 win over the Magnolia Hotshots. Photo by PBA Images

Jaworski to Ginebra: You don't just shout 'Never Say Die,' you do it

Mar 16, 2018 - 3:18 PM

Barangay Ginebra is on the brink of crashing out of contention for the PBA Philippine Cup finals, staring at a 1-3 deficit against San Miguel Beer

LEGENDS. Robert Jaworski meets with fellow PBA great Ramon Fernandez during Game 4 of the Barangay Ginebra-San Miguel Beermen semifinals series. Photo by PBA Images

Cone says Austria 'totally outcoached' him in Ginebra's Game 4 blowout loss

Mar 16, 2018 - 9:14 AM

'It really comes down to brilliant adjustments by coach Leo that we weren’t just prepared for...but we move forward from it,' says Tim Cone

NOT POINTING FINGERS. Tim Cone blames no one but himself for Barangay Ginebra's Game 4 loss to the San Miguel Beermen. File photo by PBA Images

San Miguel's Game 4 romp vs Ginebra a 'boring game' for Ramon Fernandez

Mar 15, 2018 - 11:26 PM

'San Miguel wasn’t really playing well, it’s just that Ginebra just played really bad. They could play better than that,' says PBA great Ramon Fernandez

BORING. Ramon Fernandez is not moved to the edge of his seat after San Miguel's 102-81 Game 4 demolition over Ginebra. Photo by PBA Images

San Miguel drubs Ginebra in Game 4, moves a win closer to PH Cup finals

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:05 PM

Six San Miguel players finished in double figures with Marcio Lassiter leading the way with 23 points off 5 triples

HOT HAND. Marcio Lassiter buries 5 triples en route to a team-high 23 points for the San Miguel Beermen. Photo by PBA Images

Meralco evens finals series in Game 4 win over Ginebra

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Allen Durham scores the go-ahead basket as the Meralco Bolts tie the series at 2-2

JOLTED. After dropping the first two games, Meralco Bolts wins back-to-back games to tie the series. Photo by PBA Images

TNT in full support of Smith as he plays through pain, awaits birth of daughter

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:51 PM

On top of potentially missing his daughter s birth the TNT s import is also weathering a foot injury

SUPPORTING SMITH. TNT supports and honors import Josh Smith for his sacrifices in the team's pursuit of a championship. Photo from PBA Images

Smith, Castro power TNT to win over SMB, tie PBA Finals at 2-2

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:50 PM

UPDATED Import Joshua Smith finishes with 20 points and 15 rebounds while Jayson Castro puts up 17 points off the bench

2-2. Jayson Castro, seen here trying to create agains San Miguel, helps TNT tie the PBA Finals at two games apiece. Photo from PBA Images

Mellower Draymond Green playing this Game 5 after 2016 ban

Jun 11, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Last year the Warriors also led 3 1 but Green was banned from the pivotal matchup after striking Cleveland star LeBron James in the groin in game 4

MELLOWER. Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors gestures to the crowd after a foul in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals. A mellower Green will play in Game 5 of the series. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Refereeing mishaps in NBA Finals Game 4 trigger rigged claims

Jun 10, 2017 - 6:15 PM

From Kyrie Irving s uncalled backcourt violation to the confusing technical fouls the refereeing leaves observers scratching their heads

THE HEAT IS ON. Missed calls and the technicals issue lead this columnist to question how the officials could've blown it so badly. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Cavs didn't want the Warriors celebrating in Cleveland

Jun 10, 2017 - 3:40 PM

The Cavs were determined to prevent the Warriors from celebrating an NBA title on Cleveland s court again

STAYING ALIVE. 'You hear some chatter going on throughout the Warriors locker room in terms of them trying to end it here, and it was another do-or-die game for us, and we had to leave it all out there,' said Kyrie Irving. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Brace yourselves: Warriors-Cavs 3-1 lead jokes are coming

Jun 10, 2017 - 3:11 PM

You already knew this was going to happen

You already knew this was coming

WATCH: LeBron goes All-Star and lobs to himself for a dunk in Game 4

Jun 10, 2017 - 12:15 PM

The King is vicious

ALL-STAR PLAY. LeBron James makes an All-Star play during the NBA Finals. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs avoid sweep, overwhelm Warriors in heated Game 4

Jun 10, 2017 - 12:01 PM

UPDATED The Cavaliers come out firing in the first quarter and never look back

HEATED. Confusion and a lot of emotions mar Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

HIGHLIGHTS: Cavs vs Warriors – NBA Finals 2017 Game 4

Jun 09, 2017 - 4:42 PM

Bookmark for updates of Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals starting 9 am on Saturday June 10 Manila time

Irving sparks Cavs second half comeback to edge Celtics

May 24, 2017 - 11:09 AM

UPDATED Kyrie Irving finishes with a playoff career high 42 points on 15 of 22 shots as the Cavs take a 3 1 series lead

COMEBACK. Kyrie Irving leads the Cleveland Cavaliers' second half comeback versus the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Farewell, Manu Ginobili

May 23, 2017 - 7:43 PM

Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals may have been the curtain call of the incomparable Manu Ginobili

EMOTIONAL. Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs reacts in the second half as head coach Gregg Popovich looks on during Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors back in NBA Finals after sweeping Spurs

May 23, 2017 - 11:38 AM

UPDATED Golden State sweeps its way to its third consecutive NBA Finals appearance

BACK IN THE FINALS. Stephen Curry reacts on the bench as Golden State sweeps San Antonio in the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Curry leads Warriors rout of Jazz to complete sweep

May 09, 2017 - 1:41 PM

It was a second consecutive 4 0 series victory for the Warriors who also notched a sweep against Portland in the opening round of the playoffs

SWEEP. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors directs a play in the first half against the Utah Jazz in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The Warriors go on to sweep the Jazz. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images/AFP

Gasol's game-winning floater sinks Spurs in overtime

Apr 23, 2017 - 1:28 PM

Grizzlies even the series at 2 2 as Marc Gasol hits the game winner with 0 7 remaining in overtime

LATE HEROICS. The Grizzlies overcame Kawhi Leonard's explosive scoring outburst to win Game 4. File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

San Miguel builds early lead, holds off Ginebra late in Game 4

Mar 03, 2017 - 9:35 PM

The Beermen move to one win away from a Philippine Cup title after taking a 3 1 series lead over Ginebra

SALTY. The San Miguel Beermen led by as many as 26 points to send the Gin Kings to a demoralizing loss. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Finals Game 4 – Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Mar 02, 2017 - 8:51 PM

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LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA semifinals Game 5 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:21 PM

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Barangay Ginebra must sustain energy after digging out of 0-2 hole

Feb 15, 2017 - 11:10 PM

It s been a taxing series for both Ginebra and Star the two top defensive squads in the league this 2017 PBA Philippine Cup conference

SUSTAINED ENERGY. Coach Tim Cone says Ginebra's priority is to maintain the team's strength after back-to-back grueling wins. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Ginebra comes back in Manila Clasico series, ties things up at 2-2

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:31 PM

The Gin Kings have now recovered from a 0 2 deficit to tie things up at two games apiece in the best of 7 Manila Clasico series

TIE SERIES. Ginebra turns back Star to tie the best-of-7 series at two games apiece. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA semifinals Game 4 - Ginebra vs Star Hotshots

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:07 PM

Bookmark this page for live updates on Wednesday February 15 starting at 7 pm

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Semifinals Game 4 – San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Feb 14, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Bookmark this page for updates on the game on Tuesday February 14 starting at 6:30 pm

Indians rip Cubs in Game 4 to reach brink of World Series title

Oct 30, 2016 - 1:59 PM

The Cleveland Indians are one win away from ending their own title slump after taking a 3 1 series lead

ONE MORE WIN. Rajai Davis (L) and Francisco Lindor (R) of the Cleveland Indians celebrate as they move within one win of the World Series title. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

UV Green Lancers win CESAFI title with Game 4 victory over USC

Oct 22, 2016 - 7:29 PM

The UV Green Lancers avenge their finals defeat last year to the USC Warriors by winning the 2016 CESAFI title in 4 games

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. The UV Green Lancers win their 11th CESAFI collegiate basketball championship with a Game 4 victory over the USC Warriors. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Where are the crowds for the CESAFI Finals?

Oct 21, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The 2016 Finals between the UV Green Lancers and USC Warriors has not managed to attract the number of fans as in years past

DIMINISHED CROWDS. The New Cebu Coliseum was far from full for Game 3 despite University of the Visayas being on win away from avenging their defeat last year to the USC Warriors and winning the CESAFI title.

WATCH: Joe Devance hits game-winner to lift Ginebra in Game 4

Oct 14, 2016 - 11:33 PM

Ginebra fights back from the brink of a 3 1 hole with several players stepping up late including Joe Devance

LATE GAME HEROICS. Joe Devance was Cool Hand Luke when Ginebra needed him most. File photo from PBA Images

Helterbrand saves the day as Ginebra ties finals vs Meralco

Oct 14, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Joe Devance hits a clutch turnaround to seal the win for his team late

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Started from the bottom, now Meralco's in the PBA Finals

Oct 06, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Meralco quite literally started from the bottom this year with a 1 10 record and now they’re in the PBA Finals

FINALS-BOUND. Jimmy Alapag and the Meralco Bolts are going to the PBA Governors' Cup Finals. Photo from PBA Images

MVP to Meralco Bolts: 'Job well done' on making PBA Finals

Oct 04, 2016 - 2:26 PM

Manny V Pangilinan is proud of what his Meralco Bolts have accomplished after 6 years of existence in the PBA

'JOB WELL DONE'. MVP congratulates his PBA team, the Meralco Bolts, for making the Finals for the first time in its history. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Cliff Hodge plays his 'best game ever' to propel Meralco to PBA Finals

Oct 04, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Toiling away for 4 years in quiet gyms is finally paying off for the fourth overall pick from the 2012 draft

PAYING OFF. All of Cliff Hodge's (R) hard work is finally paying off. He is seen here trying to get past the defense of TNT rookie Troy Rosario in game 2 of the semis. Photo from PBA Images

TNT crumbles as Meralco barges into Finals for the first time

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The Bolts enter the Finals for the first time since joining the league in 2010

INTO THE FINALS. Meralco makes it to the PBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. Photo from PBA Images

Lassiter, San Miguel deflate Ginebra to force semis game 5

Oct 02, 2016 - 9:13 PM

Ginebra is left deflated after a scoreless first 8 minutes in the second period where Marcio Lassiter takes full advantage

ON FIRE. Marcio Lassiter (R) catches fire to help San Miguel force a game 5 against Ginebra. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Green, Warriors await word from NBA on possible ban

Jun 12, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Repeated major fouls by Draymond Green could lead to a suspension for striking LeBron James if league officials review the play and decide Green committed a flagrant foul

UNDER REVIEW. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (C-L) passes the ball as he is defended by Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (C-R) in Game 4. Green and James got entangled late in the game and Green's strike to the groin of James is under review. Photo by DAVID MAXWELL/EPA

Shirtless fan with 'Trump sucks' on torso storms court in Game 4

Jun 11, 2016 - 4:06 PM

A fan fills up the stat sheet with an arrest during Golden State s win over Cleveland

A man is escorted by police after running onto the court during the second half in Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: All 17 of the Warriors' record-breaking triples in Game 4

Jun 11, 2016 - 3:33 PM

Golden State sets a new NBA Finals record of most 3 pointers in a game burying 17 of them in a big Game 4 win against Cleveland

ALL SMILES. Steph Curry goes home to The Bay with his team up 3-1. File photo by Mike Brown/EPA

WATCH: LeBron James steps over fallen Draymond Green

Jun 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM

James had a near triple double with 25 points 13 rebounds and 9 assists but Green’s Warriors got the last laugh

Warriors win Game 4, take 3-1 NBA finals lead vs Cavs

Jun 11, 2016 - 11:51 AM

The defending champions will have the chance to win a second straight title in Game 5 back on their home floor

LIVE BLOG: 2016 NBA Finals Game 4 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 11, 2016 - 5:30 AM

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Curry scores 40 as Warriors push Blazers to brink of elimination

May 10, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Stephen Curry scores 17 in a clutch overtime performance as the Warriors take a 3 1 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers

GOLDEN RETURN. Stephen Curry scored 17 points in overtime to propel the Warriors to a 3-1 series lead. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP