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Thompson proves clutch as Ginebra nips San Miguel in Game 5

Aug 05, 2018 - 9:09 PM

The do-it-all guard finishes with a game-high 20 points and sinks the biggest buckets down the stretch

San Miguel bags 4th straight PH Cup title in double O.T.

Apr 06, 2018 - 10:11 PM

(2ND UPDATE) The San Miguel Beermen become the only team in PBA history to hoist the All-Filipino trophy for 4 straight years

San Miguel's Arwind Santos itching to end PH Cup finals in Game 5

Apr 05, 2018 - 9:36 AM

'Gusto na naming magpuyat. Ang tagal na naming 'di nakakatikim ng alcohol,' says Arwind Santos about finishing off Magnolia in 5 games

CLOSE OUT. Arwind Santos is looking forward to partying as the San Miguel Beermen seek to beat the Magnolia Hotshots in 5 games and win their 4th straight Philippine Cup title. Photo by PBA Images

Injured Alas felt 'helpless' as NLEX teeters on brink of elimination

Mar 19, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Kevin Alas plays for only 40 seconds in NLEX's Game 5 loss to Magnolia after hurting his knee early in the first quarter

MISFORTUNE. Kevin Alas hurts his knee early in NLEX's Game 5 loss to Magnolia. Photo by PBA Images

Magnolia catches fire late to beat NLEX in Game 5 for 3-2 semis lead

Mar 18, 2018 - 8:47 PM

(UPDATED) The Magnolia Hotshots avenge their 79-91 Game 4 loss

ONE MORE WIN. The Magnolia Hotshots are a win away from reaching the Philippine Cup finals. Photo by PBA Images

Tim Cone blames no one but self for Ginebra's PH Cup semis exit

Mar 18, 2018 - 8:20 PM

The Barangay Ginebra head coach also says star center Greg Slaughter was close to coming back from his injury, but they failed to extend the series in time for his return

NOT POINTING FINGERS. Tim Cone takes the blame for Barangay Ginebra's semifinals exit in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup. File photo by PBA Images

Hospitalized and all, Cabagnot proves clutch for San Miguel

Mar 18, 2018 - 8:50 AM

While playing through sickness may come as a surprise to other people, 35-year-old Alex Cabagnot says it was just 'exactly how we're built'

San Miguel books ticket to PH Cup finals, dispatches Ginebra in Game 5

Mar 17, 2018 - 8:36 PM

The San Miguel Beermen are now 4 wins away from claiming their 4th consecutive All-Filipino title

RETURN. June Mar Fajardo finishes with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists in helping the San Miguel Beermen book their 4th straight All-Filipino finals appearance. Photo by PBA Images

Astros edge Dodgers in home run thriller, seize 3-2 World Series lead

Oct 30, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Houston prevails in an extra-inning thriller that includes 7 home runs

ON THE VERGE. The Houston Astros can win their first World Series in franchise history in Game 6. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

SMB's second half turnaround snatches 3-2 Finals edge over TNT

Jun 30, 2017 - 9:44 PM

SMB will have the chance to finish off the best of 7 Finals series on Sunday

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 5 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jun 29, 2017 - 7:06 PM

Get updates here for Game 5 of the PBA Finals on Friday June 30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Durant finds long-sought NBA title after joining Warriors

Jun 13, 2017 - 4:37 PM

Kevin Durant took heat from critics saying he should have stayed with the Thunder and built a powerhouse team around himself and Russell Westbrook But such comments made the moment of triumph only sweeter

FINALS MVP. Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after being named Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player of the 2017 NBA Finals. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron's NBA Finals triple double history doesn't ease loss

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:28 PM

LeBron James averaged 33 6 points 12 0 rebounds and 10 0 assists – the first triple double average in NBA Finals history

NOT ENOUGH. LeBron James' triple-double average, a first in NBA Finals history, isn't enough to win another title for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Riley Curry is enjoying the Warriors' championship win

Jun 13, 2017 - 12:58 PM

A return to the championship means the return of Riley Curry s celebrations

BLUE AND YELLOW. It just isn't a Warriors championship celebration until Riley Curry shows up. Screenshot from Twitter

Kevin Durant claims 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy

Jun 13, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Kevin Durant s road to redemption ends with an NBA Finals MVP trophy in his arms

FINALS MVP. Kevin Durant cops the 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors finish off Cavs in Game 5 to reclaim NBA championship

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:44 AM

UPDATED Golden State avenges last year s devastating finals defeat and finishes this year s playoffs with a historic 16 1 record

CHAMPION AGAIN. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are the 2017 NBA champions. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs, Warriors will get physical as NBA Finals tension boils

Jun 12, 2017 - 5:00 PM

You don t want to keep letting the series prolong so you have to come out with a killer instinct and a punch face mentality says Warriors forward Draymond Green

PHYSICAL. LeBron James and Kevin Durant are seen here trash talking in the third quarter of Game 4. Game 5 is expected to be more physical and emotional. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

HIGHLIGHTS: Cavs vs Warriors – NBA Finals 2017 Game 5

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:28 PM

Bookmark for updates of Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals starting 9 am on Tuesday June 13 Manila time

Irving sinks big shots for Cavs when need greatest

Jun 12, 2017 - 12:21 PM

Kyrie Irving says closeout games bring out ultimate efforts

CLUTCH. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals. Irving rises to the occasion once more for the Cavs. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Curry vows more aggressive play after NBA Finals struggles

Jun 12, 2017 - 12:11 PM

When I have the ball in my hands I ve just got to be a little bit more aggressive than I was in game 4 says Steph Curry

MORE AGGRESSIVE IN GAME 5. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors walks off the court after being defeated b the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals. He vows to be more aggressive in Game 5. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

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

Cavaliers crush Celtics to book Finals showdown with Warriors

May 26, 2017 - 11:43 AM

The Cavs blow out the Celtics in Game 5 as LeBron James scores 35

THROW DOWN. For the third straight season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face off for the NBA title. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics blow out Wizards in Washington to take 3-2 lead

May 11, 2017 - 1:49 PM

Celtics get off to an early lead in the first quarter and never look back

BOSTON RUN. The Celtics are now one win away from meeting the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East finals. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Ginobili blocks Harden's game-tying 3 as Spurs win Game 5 in OT

May 10, 2017 - 11:40 AM

San Antonio grabs control of their series against Houston with a 3 2 lead

CLUTCH PLAY. Manu Ginobili turned back the clock - and James Harden's game-tying attempt - in Game 5. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Wizards, Celtics take control of NBA playoff series with Game 5 wins

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Both the Celtics and Wizards win Game 5 to move within one win of advancing

HOT SHOOTING. Bradley Beal scores 27 points as the Washington Wizards move to within one win of advancing in the playoffs. File photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Lassiter intends 'no shade' with Muhammad Ali shirt after finals win

Mar 06, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Marcio Lassiter wears a shirt featuring the iconic photograph of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali standing over his old foe Sonny Liston

NO SHADE. Marcio Lassiter wears a shirt featuring the iconic photo of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston after San Miguel defeated Ginebra to win the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup title. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Chris Ross delivers again on the big stage for 2nd Finals MVP honor

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Fueled by the immensity of the playoffs and the finals Chris Ross challenged the conventional perceptions of him as a player and turned them inside out

WELL-DESERVED. Playmaker Chris Ross earns a well-deserved Finals MVP award for the second straight Philippine Cup conference. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: San Miguel fulfills 3-peat goal in 2017 Philippine Cup

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:55 AM

Check out photos from San Miguel Beer s 2017 PBA Philippine Cup championship celebration

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

San Miguel finishes Ginebra for 3rd straight PH Cup title

Mar 05, 2017 - 8:52 PM

UPDATED Never say die runs out for the Gin Kings as the Beermen continue their dominance in the All Filipino conference

BEER RUN. The San Miguel Beermen wrapped up a third straight Philippine Cup title, overpowering Ginebra over 5 games. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

'Do-or-die': Helterbrand believes Ginebra can overcome 1-3 deficit

Mar 04, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Ginebra will try to accomplish what the Cavs accomplished during last season s NBA Finals

DO OR DIE. Jayjay Helterbrand says Ginebra is at its best when their "backs are against the wall." Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Finals Game 5 – Barangay Ginebra vs San Miguel Beermen

Mar 04, 2017 - 1:17 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates on Game 5 starting at 6:30 pm on Sunday March 5

Defense, unexpected heroes fueled Star’s 3-2 semis lead

Feb 18, 2017 - 1:10 PM

With the top defensive teams grinding it out for a slot in the finals Chito Victolero knows the only way to keep pace is for Star to find consistency on defense

DEFENSE. Rafi Reavis contests Japeth Aguilar's shot in Game 5. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Star Hotshots push Ginebra to brink of elimination with Game 5 win

Feb 17, 2017 - 9:25 PM

The Star Hotshots move within one win of the Philippine Cup finals with a win over Barangay Ginebra

SHOOTING STARS. The Star Hotshots pulled out a big win in Game 5 to push Ginebra to the brink. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA semifinals Game 5 - Ginebra vs Star Hotshots

Feb 17, 2017 - 3:49 PM

Bookmark this page for live updates on Friday February 17 starting at 7 pm

TNT takes Game 5 to put San Miguel on verge of elimination

Feb 16, 2017 - 9:19 PM

Jayson Castro and Ranidel De Ocampo combine for 36 points to take the series lead

BIG GAME WIN. Jayson Castro was crucial down the stretch for TNT KaTropa to pull out the victory. Photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Cubs edge Indians to extend World Series dream

Oct 31, 2016 - 12:27 PM

Sparked by Bryant s solo homer Chicago scores 3 runs in the fourth inning to seize a 3 1 advantage and ultimately win game 5 3 2

Javier Baez #9 (L) and Ben Zobrist #18 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in Game 5 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on October 30, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Black, Cone weigh in on Mercado's traveling non-call in Game 5

Oct 17, 2016 - 1:46 PM

Norman Black says it was a clear traveling violation while Tim Cone says bad calls are part of the game

NON-CALL. Sol Mercado's traveling non-call is the subject of controversy and discussion after Game 5 of the PBA Finals. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee explodes as Ginebra takes 3-2 lead over Meralco in PBA Finals

Oct 16, 2016 - 8:56 PM

UPDATED Ginebra surges ahead of Meralco to move a win away from its first championship in 8 years

3-2. Barangay Ginebra takes a 3-2 lead over Meralco in the best-of-7 PBA Finals. Photo from PBA Images

LIVE: 2016 PBA Finals Game 5 – Ginebra vs Meralco

Oct 16, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Bookmark this page to get blow by blow updates on Game 5 of the PBA Finals starting at 6:30 pm on Sunday October 16

Ginebra's LA Tenorio ahead of game 5: 'Wala kaming karapatan mapagod'

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Being only a win away from a return trip to the PBA Finals after 3 years Tenorio believes this is not the time for the Gin Kings to make any excuses

NO EXCUSES. LA Tenorio says Ginebra is so close to its goal it can't make any excuses now. Photo from PBA Images

LIVE BLOG: PBA semifinals game 5 – Ginebra vs San Miguel

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Bookmark this page and get updates from the big game through Rappler s live blog starting at 7 pm

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

WATCH: LeBron James shouts at Kevin Love during Game 5

Jun 15, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Kevin Love had few highlights in Game 5 but managed to get a stern talking to from LeBron James

TOUGH LOVE. Kevin Love, seen here going for the ball against Steph Curry, wanted to high five LeBron James but instead got some yelling. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: LeBron, Irving combine for 82 points as Cavs win Game 5

Jun 14, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Watch the 82 points scored by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to power the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Golden State Warriors

TAKEOVER. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers react during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Green's suspension hurts Warriors defense in key loss

Jun 14, 2016 - 5:38 PM

In addition to tough individual defensive work against LeBron James Draymond Green was the communicator who made the Warriors defense flow smoothly

MISSING DRAYMOND. The Golden State Warriors suffer in the absence of suspended Draymond Green. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Cavs pounce on short-handed Warriors to extend NBA Finals

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:54 AM

UPDATED LeBron James and Kyrie Irving lead the charge

STILL ALIVE. Cleveland Cavaliers' forward LeBron James (L) goes against Golden State Warriors' guard forward Andre Iguodala as the Cavs stay alive one more game in the NBA Finals. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: 2016 NBA Finals Game 5 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 14, 2016 - 8:53 AM

Game 5 features a superb performance by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to lead the Cavaliers in a big win over the Warriors

Ayesha Curry hits LeBron James after Draymond Green suspension

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:32 PM

What did Ayesha Curry Steph s wife have to say about LeBron James after Warriors Draymond Green was slapped a one game ban?

SUSPENDED. Tempers rose between LeBron James and Draymond Green in Game 4, with James earning a technical foul and Green being assessed a flagrant one. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

NBA Finals: LeBron laughs off hurt feelings over trash talking

Jun 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM

LeBron James said after Game 4 that he was upset more by what Draymond Green told him than by the groin shot which earned him a flagrant

PART OF THE GAME. LeBron James admits trash talking is part of the game but says players know which lines not to cross. Photo by Bob Donnan/EPA

Warriors' Green suspended for Game 5 due to flagrant foul

Jun 13, 2016 - 9:01 AM

Draymond Green s strike to LeBron James groin in Game 4 was upgraded to a flagrant one sidelining him for a potentially NBA Finals clinching Game 5

SUSPENDED. Tempers rose between LeBron James and Draymond Green in Game 4, with James earning a technical foul and Green being assessed a flagrant one. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP