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Brownlee erupts for 44 as Ginebra nips Rain or Shine for 2-1 semis lead

Jul 21, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The Gin Kings are a win away from returning to the Commissioner's Cup finals

SCORING MACHINE. Justin Brownlee falls two points short of his PBA career-high. Photo from PBA Images

Manuel regains hot hand as Alaska destroys San Miguel in Game 3

Jul 20, 2018 - 9:47 PM

The Aces avoid a semifinals sweep to trim the best-of-5 series deficit to 1-2

HOT HAND. Vic Manuel powers the Alaska Aces in Game 3 of the semifinals against the San Miguel Beermen with 24 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel pulls away late, downs Magnolia for 2-1 lead in PH Cup finals

Apr 01, 2018 - 8:53 PM

(2ND UPDATE) The San Miguel Beermen move within two wins from winning their 4th straight Philippine Cup championship

HOT HAND. Marcio Lassiter fires a game-high 24 points to lead the San Miguel Beermen over the Magnolia Hotshots in Game 3 of the 2018 Philippine Cup finals. Photo by PBA Images

Jalalon proves he's more than just defense for Magnolia in Game 3 outburst

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Jio Jalalon follows up his near-tripled-double Game 2 performance with a 25-point, 5-rebound, 3-assist, and two-steal outing in Magnolia's Game 3 win

BLOSSOMING. Jio Jalalon is coming up big for the undermanned Magnolia Hotshots in their best-of-7 semifinals against the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo by PBA Images

Magnolia downs NLEX in Game 3, nabs 2-1 edge in semis

Mar 14, 2018 - 9:29 PM

Jio Jalalon and Ian Sangalang combine for 49 points on a 20-of-28 shooting

LEVEL UP. The Magnolia Hotshots move to 2-1 in their best-of-7 semifinals series against the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo by PBA Images

PBA fines Arwind Santos P25,000 for Game 3 comments, flagrant foul

Mar 14, 2018 - 5:40 PM

'Kaya parang nahihirapan kami bantayan kasi lima lang 'yung kalaban, pero nagiging walo,' says Arwind Santos after San Miguel's Game 3 loss to Ginebra

Santos after Game 3 loss to Ginebra: 'Parang 'yung limang kalaban nagiging walo'

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:54 AM

While Barangay Ginebra fired on all cylinders in Game 3, burying 14 triples and shooting 48% from the field, Santos cites another reason why the San Miguel Beermen lost

METAPHORICAL. Arwind Santos says there were "shadows" that cost the San Miguel Beermen Game 3 against Barangay Ginebra. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Prince Caperal 'feels good' to see impressive game translate to Ginebra win

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:21 PM

Prince Caperal fires 12 points and 4 rebounds, as well as highlights a clutch triple, to help Barangay Ginebra avoid a 0-3 hole with its Game 3 win over San Miguel

BIG HELP. Prince Caperal finally sees his impressive showing result in a win for Barangay Ginebra. Photo by PBA Images

Ginebra avoids 0-3 series hole, turns back San Miguel in Game 3

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:18 PM

(UPDATED) Japeth Aguilar leads the way for Barangay Ginebra with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists

Japeth Aguilar shows way with a double-double output to help Barangay Ginebra avoid a 0-3 hole in their semifinals series against the San Miguel Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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Nov 30, 2017 - 11:22 AM

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Ginebra takes semis lead with Game 3 win over TNT

Oct 06, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Ginebra survives a series of late lapses to take a 2-1 series lead

SERIES LEAD. Ginebra now has a chance to close the series in Game 4 after holding on to a 106-103 victory. Photo by PBA Images

San Miguel takes Game 3 over TNT to seize 2-1 Finals lead

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:18 PM

The Beermen take a 2 1 series lead as Alex Cabagnot scores 28 points with 9 rebounds and 6 assists

STREAK SAN MIGUEL. The San Miguel Beermen storm back after dropping Game 1 by winning their second straight game of the finals. Photo by PBA Images

Ginebra crushes TNT in Game 3, cuts series deficit to 2-1

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:16 PM

Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings still cling to their finals dream after avoiding a semifinals sweep by TNT KaTropa

Lassiter gushes over being compared to idol Curry after game-winning 3

Jun 15, 2017 - 12:18 PM

For Marcio Lassiter there s no greater honor than being compared to Stephen Curry

DUBS FAN. Marcio Lassiter is a proud Warriors fan. And he's even prouder to be compared to idol Steph Curry after his huge game-winning 3-pointer in the semifinals. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Lassiter banks in game-winning 3 as SMB seizes 2-1 semis lead over Star

Jun 14, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Coach Leo Austria describes Marcio Lassiter s clutch bucket as ala Steph Curry given that Lassiter is a known huge Golden State Warriors fan

'ALA-STEPH CURRY.' Marcio Lassiter makes a big shot 'ala-Steph Curry' as SMB moves ahead of Star in the semifinals. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: Cavs vs Warriors – NBA Finals 2017 Game 3

Jun 07, 2017 - 1:22 PM

Bookmark for updates of Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals starting 9 am on Thursday June 8 Manila time

Unbeaten Warriors mindful of past Cleveland stumbles

Jun 07, 2017 - 12:37 PM

After a record 73 regular season wins went without a title to cap the effort the Warriors want to slam the door on another epic comeback

PIVOTAL GAME. The Warriors are wary of a potential momentum-changing Game 3 and their past pitfalls in such games, especially against LeBron James and his home crowd. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors focus on NBA crown, not historic unbeaten run

Jun 07, 2017 - 12:25 PM

We literally have never once mentioned 16 0 To me it s a miracle that it s even a possibility says Warriors coach Steve Kerr

NO COMPLACENCY. Draymond Green says the Warriors will not be complacent heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

No changes in starters or tempo as Cavaliers seek win

Jun 07, 2017 - 11:52 AM

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said superstar LeBron James and his teammates all must step up their game to avoid falling 3 0 down to the Warriors

PLAY BETTER. Kyrie Irving and the Cavs intend to play better in a momentum-shifting Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Why the Celtics saved an unwatchable NBA playoffs

May 22, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Let’s take a step back and fully take in what just happened in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals

2-1. Avery Bradley #0 celebrates with Jonas Jerebko #8 of the Boston Celtics after their 111 to 108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Bradley delivers game-winner as Celtics steal a game against Cavs

May 22, 2017 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED The top seeded Celtics are now down just 2 1 in the best of 7 Eastern Conference Finals

GAME-WINNER. Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics celebrates after shooting the winning basket in their 111-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Durant drops 33 as Warriors surge to 3-0 lead over Spurs

May 21, 2017 - 11:33 AM

UPDATED The Warriors are on the verge of their third straight NBA Finals appearance

3-0. The Warriors surge to a 3-0 lead over the Spurs in the NBA Western Conference Finals. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr to travel with team to Texas

May 18, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Warriors general manager Bob Myers says the ailing coach will make the trip to Texas a sign of progress that could herald his return to the bench

STEP BY STEP. Warriors coach Steve Kerr will be joining the team in San Antonio. File Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Durant drops 38, propels Warriors past Jazz

May 07, 2017 - 12:28 PM

The Warriors now lead the series 3 0

KD ON FIRE. Kevin Durant sizzles for Golden State in a win over Utah, giving the Warriors a 3-0 Western Conference semifinals lead. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images/AFP

San Antonio Spurs take 2-1 lead with road win in Houston

May 06, 2017 - 3:12 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge leads the way with 26 points for the Spurs

STREAKING. After dropping Game 1 on their home court, the Spurs steal Game 3 in Houston. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron scores 35 as Cavs put Raptors on the brink

May 06, 2017 - 12:13 PM

LeBron scores 35 points grabs 8 rebounds and dishes 7 assists as Cleveland takes a 3 0 lead

DOMINANCE. The Toronto Raptors are on the brink of playoff extinction as the Cavs take a 3-0 series lead. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Wizards get back into Celtics series with Game 3 win

May 05, 2017 - 1:54 PM

The Wizards take off on a 22 0 run in the first quarter as they cut the series deficit to 2 1

WINNING WIZARDS. John Wall scores 24 points as the Wizards earn their first win in the series. Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images/AFP

Thunder climb back into Rockets series, win Game 3

Apr 22, 2017 - 1:16 PM

The Thunder survive James Harden s 44 points to take a close win

STAYING ALIVE. Russell Westbrook registers his second straight triple-double in the win. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Durant practices with Warriors, but still uncertain for Game 3

Apr 22, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Durant suffered a left calf straight in Golden State s Game 1 victory

INJURY CONCERNS. The Warriors can afford to be cautious with Kevin Durant as they lead 2-0 over the Portland Trail Blazers. File photo by Lachlan Cunningham / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Thomas and Boston Celtics bounce back against Bulls, win Game 3

Apr 22, 2017 - 12:12 PM

The top seeded Celtics turn the tables on Chicago to take a win on the road

BOUNCE BACK. Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points to end a hard week with a win. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs overcome 25-point halftime deficit to stun Pacers in Game 3

Apr 21, 2017 - 11:40 AM

LeBron scores 41 as he passes Kobe for number 3 on the all time playoff scoring list

KING JAMES. LeBron James leads his team back from almost certain defeat to take a 3-0 lead. File photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Cone 'no comment' on commotion due to late Ross 3-pointer in Game 3

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:12 PM

Tim Cone was heard and seen yelling inside the hallway as both teams headed for the locker rooms But when asked to comment he chose to stay mum

MUM. Coach Tim Cone declines to comment on post-game shouting incident with Chris Ross. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

SMB edges Ginebra in Game 3 for 2-1 finals lead

Mar 01, 2017 - 9:25 PM

The Beermen go ahead 2 1 in the best of 7 finals series

2-1. Chris Ross pours __ points as San Miguel upends Ginebra in Game 3 of the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Finals. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Finals Game 3 – Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Feb 28, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on Game 3 starting at 7 pm on Wednesday March 1

Ginebra sizzles late to finally get one against Star

Feb 13, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Ginebra avoids a 0 3 hole and snaps Star s 8 game winning run since the eliminations

CRUCIAL WIN. Ginebra finally gets a win against Star to avoid a 0-3 hole in the semifinals. Sol Mercado (C) sizzles for 16 points. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

De Ocampo, Pogoy combine for 46 to tow TNT past San Miguel

Feb 12, 2017 - 8:57 PM

UPDATED TNT takes a 2 1 lead in the best of 7 semifinals series winning back to back games after dropping the first

2-1. TNT moves ahead 2-1 in the best-of-7 semifinals series against defending champion San Miguel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Semifinals Game 3 – San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:51 PM

Bookmark this page for updates on the game on Sunday February 12 starting at 6:30 pm

Cone disappointed with Ginebra: 'This is wrong time to step away from your identity'

Oct 13, 2016 - 12:05 PM

If we ve forgotten it identity then we got to remember it because this thing is going to get away from us if we re not careful Time Cone warns Ginebra

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Meralco grinds out Game 3 win over Ginebra for 2-1 Finals lead

Oct 12, 2016 - 9:43 PM

UPDATED Rookie Chris Newsome and veterans Jimmy Alapag and Reynel Hugnatan play heroes in Meralco s Game 3 win over Ginebra

2-1. Meralco steps up big time to get ahead of Ginebra in Game 3. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE: 2016 PBA Finals Game 3 – Ginebra vs Meralco

Oct 11, 2016 - 7:20 PM

Bookmark this page to get blow by blow updates on Game 3 of the PBA Finals starting at 7 pm on Wednesday October 12

WATCH: Chris Newsome with back-to-back vicious dunks on TNT

Oct 01, 2016 - 8:51 PM

Chris Newsome flies high for two highlight jams

NEWSOME JAMS. Chris Newsome (C) completes two memorable dunks against TNT. Photo from PBA Images

Meralco prevails in TNT shootout, moves a win away from Finals

Oct 01, 2016 - 8:49 PM

In a thrilling highlight filled game Meralco shoots past TNT to move a win away from a franchise first Finals appearance in the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup

FULLY CHARGED. The Meralco Bolts gain a 2-1 semis lead over TNT KaTropa and are one win away from the Finals. Photo from PBA Images

Pocari Sweat overcomes Air Force to win first Shakey's V-League crown

Jul 18, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Pocari Sweat takes Game 3 in 4 sets to win its first ever title

BLOOD AND SWEAT. Pocari Sweat had to make it through two do-or-die matches to win its first ever title. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: LeBron blocks Curry even after play ends

Jun 09, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Not in the King s house

WATCH: Kyrie crosses up Steph and Klay, dominates Warriors

Jun 09, 2016 - 1:25 PM

That was nasty Uncle Drew

LeBron, Kyrie lead Cavs to Game 3 win over Warriors

Jun 09, 2016 - 11:38 AM

The Cavaliers avoid going down 0 3 despite having to play without Kevin Love

'Do or Die' time for Cavs despite Warriors Game 3 woes

Jun 08, 2016 - 2:14 PM

The Warriors have struggled in game 3s losing the third game in their past 4 playoff series and 5 of the past 6

ON TO GAME 3. Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James (CL), Kyrie Irving (L), Richard Jefferson (CR), and J.R. Smith (R) sit on the bench during the fourth period Game 2. Can they snatch a win at home in Game 3? Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

NBA Finals: Concussion-hit Love remains uncertain for Cavs

Jun 08, 2016 - 12:18 PM

Kevin Love does not take part in practice and Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says a decision will be made on Love come game day

BLOW. The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (C) gets up and walks on the court after absorbing a blow to the head by Harrison Barnes' elbow. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

LIVE BLOG: 2016 NBA Finals Game 3 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:53 AM

Bookmark this page to get live updates of Game 3 starting at 9 am

NBA Finals: Cavaliers look to get tough against wary Warriors

Jun 07, 2016 - 11:26 PM

Only 3 teams have overcome 2 0 deficits to win the finals and no team trailing 3 0 has ever rallied to win an NBA playoff series

ON TO GAME 3. Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James (CL), Kyrie Irving (L), Richard Jefferson (CR), and J.R. Smith (R) sit on the bench during the fourth period Game 2. Can they snatch a win at home in Game 3? Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA