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Racela: We'll find better ways to defend San Miguel - Inquirer.net;

Racela: We'll find better ways to defend San Miguel - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netRacela: We'll find better ways to defend San MiguelInquirer.netTNT coach Nash Racela was at loss for words after his side suffered a 111-102 Game 5 defeat to San Miguel in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals on Friday. “I would like to say that San Miguel easily outplayed us, but that's just not the case,” said ...and more »

Chris Ross credits teammates: 'Everyone was up to the task' - Inquirer.net;

Chris Ross credits teammates: 'Everyone was up to the task' - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netChris Ross credits teammates: 'Everyone was up to the task'Inquirer.netChris Ross was back to his old self Friday night in San Miguel's 111-102 win after his worst performance of the series in Game 4 of the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals. The freshly-minted Best Player of the Conference finished with 10 points, 11 ...and more »

SMB takes lead - Inquirer.net;

SMB takes lead - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netSMB takes leadInquirer.netSan Miguel Beer clamped down hard on TNT KaTropa in the second half on Friday night to complete a rally from 15 points down and move within a win of the PBA Commissioner's Cup title after a 111-102 triumph that highlighted the talent of a franchise ...and more »

Smith blasts 'terrible' PBA referees - Inquirer.net;

Smith blasts 'terrible' PBA referees - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netSmith blasts 'terrible' PBA refereesInquirer.netTNT import Joshua Smith went straight to the point and lambasted the referees on the heels of his squad's 111-102 Game 5 loss to San Miguel in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals on Friday. “PBA officials are terrible,” he said, obviously pissed off ...and more »

Fajardo fine with sitting out 4th quarter as Beermen goes for speed - Inquirer.net;

Fajardo fine with sitting out 4th quarter as Beermen goes for speed - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netFajardo fine with sitting out 4th quarter as Beermen goes for speedInquirer.netLeague MVP June Mar Fajardo is usually a matchup problem for teams with his combination of size and speed. And yet on Friday in the crucial Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals between San Miguel and TNT, Fajardo was on the bench for the ...and more »

Knowing what went wrong in 1st half, Beermen were quick to adjust - Inquirer.net;

Knowing what went wrong in 1st half, Beermen were quick to adjust - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netKnowing what went wrong in 1st half, Beermen were quick to adjustInquirer.netSan Miguel import Charles Rhodes said it was a total team effort that lifted them from a dirge of a first half en route to a 111-102 over TNT in Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Beermen were dreadful to watch ...and more »

Eager to contribute, Santos wills San Miguel to comeback win - Inquirer.net;

Eager to contribute, Santos wills San Miguel to comeback win - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netEager to contribute, Santos wills San Miguel to comeback winInquirer.netAfter his memorable off-ball moments involving TNT's Roger Pogoy and Joshua Smith, the Spiderman has started to show why he was the MVP back in 2013. Santos finished with 27 points, eight rebounds, five blocks, and two steals to lead San Miguel ...and more »

Beermen whip up storm, close in on title - Philippine Star;

Beermen whip up storm, close in on title - Philippine Star

Philippine StarBeermen whip up storm, close in on titlePhilippine StarSan Miguel Beer import Charles Rhodes (center) looks for an open teammate as he is shackled by TNT KaTropa's Ranidel de Ocampo and Troy Rosario during Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last night.and more »

Racela hoping TNT moves on quick after another costly collapse: 'The goal is to get to a Game 7' - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

Racela hoping TNT moves on quick after another costly collapse: 'The goal is to get to a Game 7' - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesRacela hoping TNT moves on quick after another costly collapse: 'The goal is to get to a Game 7'Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesNash Racela was in disbelief after another TNT late collapse but hopes his wards have a short memory to keep their title hopes alive. Jerome Ascano. TNT KaTropa coach Nash Racela reminded his wards to keep their emotions in check now that they have ...and more »

Joshua Smith not in the mood to assess Game Five — except for refs - Tiebreaker Times;

Joshua Smith not in the mood to assess Game Five — except for refs - Tiebreaker Times

Tiebreaker TimesJoshua Smith not in the mood to assess Game Five — except for refsTiebreaker TimesAs in the previous four matches, Game Five of the 2017 Commissioner's Cup Finals at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum, Friday night, between the TNT Katropa and the San Miguel Beermen was nothing short of eventful. However, TNT import Joshua Smith was ...and more »

Despite 3-2 lead, Cabagnot still sees flaws in San Miguel's game - Tiebreaker Times;

Despite 3-2 lead, Cabagnot still sees flaws in San Miguel's game - Tiebreaker Times

Tiebreaker TimesDespite 3-2 lead, Cabagnot still sees flaws in San Miguel's gameTiebreaker TimesAlex Cabagnot and the San Miguel Beermen were flying high on Friday night, as their triumph over the TNT Katropa in Game Five of their best-of-seven series sent them to just a win away from the 2017 Commissioner's Cup crown. “It was a big ...and more »

Joshua Smith blasts PBA officials after Game 5 loss - ABS-CBN Sports;

Joshua Smith blasts PBA officials after Game 5 loss - ABS-CBN Sports

ABS-CBN SportsJoshua Smith blasts PBA officials after Game 5 lossABS-CBN SportsWalking off from the Big Dome Friday down 2-3 in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals, the hulking TNT import said something that may be already obvious to others but will most likely earn him a hefty fine from the league. "PBA officials are terrible ...and more »

PBA Commissioner's Cup: San Miguel overcomes 15-point deficit to stun TNT in Game 5 - CNN Philippines;

PBA Commissioner's Cup: San Miguel overcomes 15-point deficit to stun TNT in Game 5 - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesPBA Commissioner's Cup: San Miguel overcomes 15-point deficit to stun TNT in Game 5CNN PhilippinesMetro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 30) — Rain poured heavily outside the Big Dome on Friday night, but little did the TNT KaTropa know that the gloom would follow them inside the venue. The San Miguel Beermen grabbed the crucial 3-2 lead in their ...and more »

Beermen one win away from crown - The Manila Times

Beermen one win away from crownThe Manila TimesSan Miguel Beer banked on a strong fourth to beat TNT KaTropa, 111-102, in Game 5 of the best-of-seven finals of the Philippine Basketball Association Season 42 Commissioner's Cup on Friday at the Araneta Coliseum. The Beermen, now leading the ...and more »

Santos leads 2nd half charge as Beermen grab 3-2 Finals lead - Inquirer.net;

Santos leads 2nd half charge as Beermen grab 3-2 Finals lead - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netSantos leads 2nd half charge as Beermen grab 3-2 Finals leadInquirer.netArwind Santos returned to the dugout disgusted with what he felt was a disappointing defensive stance from San Miguel in the first half. That's why on the other side of the halftime break, he decided to take matters into his own hands. The 2013 PBA ...and more »

PBA: San Miguel outlasts TNT, now one win away from clinching title - ABS-CBN News;

PBA: San Miguel outlasts TNT, now one win away from clinching title - ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN NewsPBA: San Miguel outlasts TNT, now one win away from clinching titleABS-CBN NewsAlex Cabagnot scored 12 of his 28 points in the 4th quarter, and San Miguel Beer came back from 15 points down to outlast TNT in a 111-102 victory in Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup finals at Araneta Coliseum on Friday. Before securing the win, ...and more »

San Miguel completes comeback, moves a win away from title - Tiebreaker Times;

San Miguel completes comeback, moves a win away from title - Tiebreaker Times

Tiebreaker TimesSan Miguel completes comeback, moves a win away from titleTiebreaker TimesSan Miguel Beermen crawled back from 15 points down in the second half and pulled down TNT Katropa, 111-102, to take a 3-2 series lead in the 2017 Commissioner's Cup Finals, Friday night at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum. The victory now propels the ...and more »

San Miguel defuses TNT to move on verge of ending Commissioner's Cup title drought - Sports Interactive Network Philippines;

San Miguel defuses TNT to move on verge of ending Commissioner's Cup title drought - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Sports Interactive Network PhilippinesSan Miguel defuses TNT to move on verge of ending Commissioner's Cup title droughtSports Interactive Network PhilippinesArwind Santos takes charge and the Beermen are now a win away from the crown. Jerome Ascano. SAN Miguel Beer showed the stuff champions are made of, frustrating TNT KaTropa, 111-102, on Friday night to move a close in on the PBA Commissioner's ...and more »

MVP Arwind shows up as San Miguel takes 3-2 Finals lead - ABS-CBN Sports;

MVP Arwind shows up as San Miguel takes 3-2 Finals lead - ABS-CBN Sports

ABS-CBN SportsMVP Arwind shows up as San Miguel takes 3-2 Finals leadABS-CBN Sports2013 PBA MVP Arwind Santos carried the Beermen in the second half as San Miguel moved to one win away from winning the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup. San Miguel's script for winning in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals has been pretty ...and more »

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

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

RapplerSMB's second half turnaround snatches 3-2 Finals edge over TNTRapplerTRIUMPH. Marcio Lassiter helps the San Miguel Beermen clinch an advantage in the best-of-7 series. Photo by PBA Images. MANILA, Philippines- The San Miguel Beermen erased an early double-digit deficit to snatch a 3-2 advantage against the TNT ...and more »