Tag Archives: PBA Governors Cup

Scottie Thompson

Ginebra’s Thompson shares ‘How To Be Like Scottie’

Ginebra shooting guard Scottie “The Hustle Man” Thompson knows a thing or two about working his way to the top. At 24 years old, he is playing for one of the country’s most loved basketball teams and is already making a mark that he’s been dubbed one of the PBA’s fastest rising stars.

Kiefer Ravena (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Kiefer needs to be ‘Phenom-enal’ for NLEX to succeed

Kiefer Ravena, the second overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft, will be the cager to watch when the PBA Philippine Cup opens its doors on Dec. 17. He will play for the NLEX Road Warriors, and most expect him to flourish with veteran coach Yeng Guiao guiding him.

Chris Ross goes in for a layup. (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Can Ginebra dethrone San Miguel Beer?

Riding on the momentum of winning back-to-back PBA Governors Cup titles, the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings try to make it two-in-a-row with the PBA Philippine Cup set to open on Dec. 17.

Jett Manuel, the 12 overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft (photo from PBA Images)

PBA: Jett Manuel is perfect for Ginebra NSD system

Barangay Ginebra, fresh from successfully defending the PBA Governors’ Cup, took in a promising player in Jett Manuel

Justin Brownlee or anyone from Barangay Ginebra could make another key shot like last season push Ginebra to the title (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA Governors’ Cup Finals: Will Game 6 turn out like last year?

Game 6 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals is pretty much set in the same fashion with that of last year. If one checks out the recap of the 2016 edition, the Ginebra Gin Kings come into the game holding a 3-2 advantage over the Meralco Bolts.

Sol Mercado of Barangay Ginebra (photo by Peter Baltazar)

PBA: Even on crutches, ‘Sol-Train’ obliges to Ginebra fans

Sol Mercado of Barangay Ginebra was absent for game 5 of the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Finals after falling to an injury in game 4. The “Sol-Train” is currently dealing with a high-grade ankle sprain but was on hand to support the Gin Kings at the Philippine Arena.

Justin Brownlee (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Ginebra advances to Governors’ Cup finals

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel defeated TnT Katropa, 115-105, to advance to the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Finals set to begin on Oct. 13, 2017.

PBA Governors Cup Game 4 skirmish involving Geln Rice Jr. and Kevin Ferrer (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: TnT’s climb gets tougher with Rice Jr. ejection

TnT KaTropa will have to turn to their local crew if they are to live for another day. Needing to win game 4 to force a winner-take-all, TnT lost reinforcement Glen Rice Jr. right in the very first quarter after being thrown out for two technical fouls.

June Mar Fajardo | dann_garcia via Wikimedia Commons

June Mar Fajardo best kept out of FIBA and PBA Governors’ Cup

Gilas Pilipinas is facing tall odds at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, sorely lacking in size. Andray Blatche passed for safety reasons while June Mar Fajardo is nursing an injury.

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PBA Governors Cup: Ginebra derails Rain or Shine, 93-81

Barangay Ginebra downed the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 93-81, in the PBA Governors Cup matchup held at the Al Shabab Club in Dubai.