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Closing out is hard to do - Inquirer.net;

Closing out is hard to do - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netClosing out is hard to doInquirer.netGINEBRA VS MERALCO_9184 Justin Brownlee With the gin—err, the bubbly—chilled, the balloons now hanging from the rafters and championship shirts ready to be given away, Barangay Ginebra tries to snap an eight-year trophy-less spell and ignite a ...and more »

Gin Kings eye 9th overall crown in Game 6 - The Manila Times;

Gin Kings eye 9th overall crown in Game 6 - The Manila Times

The Manila TimesGin Kings eye 9th overall crown in Game 6The Manila TimesJapeth Aguilar of Ginebra dunks the ball past Reynel Hugnatan of Meralco during Game 5 of the best-of-seven finals of the PBA Governor's Cup at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday. PHOTO BY RUSSELL PALMA. Barangay Ginebra will be shooting for a ninth ...and more »

Kings eye PBA Govs' Cup crown - Inquirer.net

Kings eye PBA Govs' Cup crownInquirer.netA LONG wait could finally end today as the Barangay Ginebra Kings shoot for the 2016 PBA Govenors' Cup crown when they tangle with the Meralco Bolts in Game Six of their Best-of-Seven Finals series at the Araneta Coliseum. The Kings moved within a ...and more »

Ginebra guns for title in Game 6 versus Meralco - InterAksyon;

Ginebra guns for title in Game 6 versus Meralco - InterAksyon

InterAksyonGinebra guns for title in Game 6 versus MeralcoInterAksyonThe Gin Kings aim to finally hoist their first championship trophy in eight years as they look to finish off the Meralco Bolts in Game Six of the best-of-seven Oppo PBA Governors' Cup finals Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum. Tip-off is set at 7 p.m ...and more »

Barangay Ginebra goes for the crown - Inquirer.net;

Barangay Ginebra goes for the crown - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netBarangay Ginebra goes for the crownInquirer.netOne more win, and Barangay Ginebra will finally end a long, lonely wait to be back in dreamland. Three-to-two-games up and all pumped-up, the Kings go for the jugular versus the beleaguered Meralco side, taking their first of two cracks in winning the ...and more »

Cliff Hodge insists impromptu fans' day hardly a distraction on eve of Game Six - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

Cliff Hodge insists impromptu fans' day hardly a distraction on eve of Game Six - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesCliff Hodge insists impromptu fans' day hardly a distraction on eve of Game SixSports Interactive Network PhilippinesMERALCO employees and fans rallied behind the Bolts by paying a surprise visit during practice on the eve of Game Six of the PBA Governors' Cup Finals against Ginebra on Wednesday night. What started as a light practice ended up as an impromptu fans' ...and more »

Ginebra must play its best basketball to survive Meralco fightback in Game Six, says Cone - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

Ginebra must play its best basketball to survive Meralco fightback in Game Six, says Cone - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesGinebra must play its best basketball to survive Meralco fightback in Game Six, says ConeSports Interactive Network PhilippinesBARANGAY Ginebra braces for an expected comeback by Meralco as the Gin Kings aim to close out the PBA Governors' Cup Finals in Game Six on Wednesday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. After clicking on both ends to take Game Five, 92-81, ...and more »

Tim Cone: Onus on Ginebra to close out Meralco in Game 6 - CNN Philippines;

Tim Cone: Onus on Ginebra to close out Meralco in Game 6 - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesTim Cone: Onus on Ginebra to close out Meralco in Game 6CNN PhilippinesMetro Manila (CNN Philippines) — He has been here before, and Ginebra head coach Tim Cone knows that they have won nothing yet. "Leading 3-2 in a best-of-seven, is just like being up three or four points to start the fourth quarter," Cone said after ...and more »

LIVE: 2016 PBA Finals Game 6 – Ginebra vs Meralco - Rappler;

LIVE: 2016 PBA Finals Game 6 – Ginebra vs Meralco - Rappler

RapplerLIVE: 2016 PBA Finals Game 6 – Ginebra vs MeralcoRapplerBookmark this page to get updates from Game 6 of the PBA Finals on Wednesday, October 19, starting at 7 pm! Rappler.com. Published 12:09 PM, October 18, 2016. Updated 4:12 AM, October 20, 2016. comments. facebook0 · twitter · reddit. email. share0 ...and more »

Cone's new ploy works - Inquirer.net;

Cone's new ploy works - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netCone's new ploy worksInquirer.netTim Cone has been in the Philippine Basketball Association for more than two decades that one would think nothing could surprise him anymore. Most of all, the team he's handling for just the third conference, a Barangay Ginebra crew whose 7-foot ...and more »

PBA insists referees correct not to call traveling violation on Sol Mercado - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

PBA insists referees correct not to call traveling violation on Sol Mercado - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesPBA insists referees correct not to call traveling violation on Sol MercadoSports Interactive Network PhilippinesTHE PBA Commissioner's Office has stood its ground in the wake of the officiating controversy that marred Game Five of the Governors Cup Finals, telling Meralco officials the referees were right in not calling a traveling violation on Ginebra's Sol ...and more »

Missed travel call on Mercado not reason why Bolts lost, says Alapag - Inquirer.net;

Missed travel call on Mercado not reason why Bolts lost, says Alapag - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netMissed travel call on Mercado not reason why Bolts lost, says AlapagInquirer.netSol Mercado may have travelled in the final minute, but that still doesn't erase the fact that Meralco's bad game caused its downfall Sunday in its 92-81 Game 5 defeat to Ginebra. Jimmy Alapag also thinks the same way, saying that even though the ...and more »

Sol Mercado ready to take on all comers in new role as Ginebra defensive lynchpin - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

Sol Mercado ready to take on all comers in new role as Ginebra defensive lynchpin - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesSol Mercado ready to take on all comers in new role as Ginebra defensive lynchpinSports Interactive Network PhilippinesGinebra guard Sol Mercado has been assigned to stop either import Allen Durham or rookie sensation Chris Newsome in the PBA Finals. Jaime Campos. SOL Mercado is ready to embrace whatever coach Tim Cone would ask him to do if it would mean ...and more »

PBA: Ginebra a win away from championship after outclassing Meralco in Game 5 - CNN Philippines;

PBA: Ginebra a win away from championship after outclassing Meralco in Game 5 - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesPBA: Ginebra a win away from championship after outclassing Meralco in Game 5CNN PhilippinesBarangay Ginebra is one win away from ending an eight-year title drought after beating the Meralco Bolts, 92-81, in Game 5 of the PBA Governors' Cup Finals on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Barangay Ginebra is ...and more »

PBA Finals: Durham believes Meralco capable of overturning Ginebra's 3-2 lead - CNN Philippines;

PBA Finals: Durham believes Meralco capable of overturning Ginebra's 3-2 lead - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesPBA Finals: Durham believes Meralco capable of overturning Ginebra's 3-2 leadCNN PhilippinesMetro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Meralco Bolts fell into a dangerous 2-3 hole after dropping Game 5 of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors' Cup Finals on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The defeat saw Barangay Ginebra ...and more »

Tim Cone fined P10K for rant against refs; Hodge, Nabong, Hugnatan also pay penalty - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

Tim Cone fined P10K for rant against refs; Hodge, Nabong, Hugnatan also pay penalty - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesTim Cone fined P10K for rant against refs; Hodge, Nabong, Hugnatan also pay penaltySports Interactive Network PhilippinesFOR failing to contain their actions and emotions, Ginebra coach Tim Cone and Meralco forward Cliff Hodge were fined P10,000 each by the PBA Commissioner's office in the ongoing Governors Cup finals. Hodge was slapped the penalty for the flagrant foul ...and more »

Ginebra coach Tim Cone fined P10K for 'issuing statements detrimental to the league' - InterAksyon;

Ginebra coach Tim Cone fined P10K for 'issuing statements detrimental to the league' - InterAksyon

InterAksyonGinebra coach Tim Cone fined P10K for 'issuing statements detrimental to the league'InterAksyonThe PBA slapped a P10,000 fine on Barangay Ginebra San Miguel coach Tim Cone for “issuing statements detrimental to the league” during the ongoing Oppo PBA Governors' Cup finals. The league didn't specify Cone's statements that led to the sanction.and more »

Misfiring Scottie Thompson never lacked confidence when he launched dagger three - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

Misfiring Scottie Thompson never lacked confidence when he launched dagger three - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesMisfiring Scottie Thompson never lacked confidence when he launched dagger threeSports Interactive Network PhilippinesScottie Thompson hit the biggest shot of Game Six - only his second three-pointer in 12 tries for Ginebra in the PBA Finals. Jaime Campos. SCOTTIE Thompson was on his way to what could have arguably been his worst outing in the PBA Governors' Cup ...and more »

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

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

RapplerBlack, Cone weigh in on Mercado's traveling non-call in Game 5RapplerNON-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. MANILA, Philippines – A controversial non-call marred Game 5 of the 2016 PBA Governors' Cup Finals, which ...and more »

Bolts played bad from opening tip of Game 5, says Black - Inquirer.net;

Bolts played bad from opening tip of Game 5, says Black - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netBolts played bad from opening tip of Game 5, says BlackInquirer.netFor Meralco head coach Norman Black, the Bolts were not able to put themselves in a position to win Sunday night. “It's not just about the bad start, I thought we played bad the whole game from start to finish,” he said after the Bolts' 92-81 defeat to ...and more »