MANILA, Philippines – Having gone nearly all over the country, the annual PBA All-Star spectacle breaks new ground as it holds its first foray abroad, bringing cheers, fun and excitement to OFWs in Dubai next year.
PBA business development director Rhose Montreal said they have had an agreement with a Dubai organizing group for the staging of the 2016 PBA All-Star event in the UAE capital city on March 4-6.
The PBA has been drawing sellout crowds of Filipino workers in Dubai which the local pro league has been frequenting for years now, the latest, only a few weeks back, featuring Alaska Milk in back-to-back games versus Mahindra and Barangay Ginebra.
And the PBA has built a good working relationship with organizing partner Clique Events Co....
Mark Caguioa put up his best performance yet this season while Greg Slaughter continued his impressive form as they led the streaking Barangay Ginebra San Miguel to an 85-70 victory over the GlobalPort Batang Pier in the SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
Caguioa scored 22 points and also had five steals as “The Spark” finally registered an explosive game after a quiet start this conference.
Slaughter was in his usual business, compiling 22 points and 21 rebounds for another monster outing as Ginebra (4-3) notched its third straight win — a feat the Gin Kings had not done for more than a year....
The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel target to extend their winning run as they tackle GlobalPort Batang Pier in what promises to be an explosive clash in the SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
Ginebra and GlobalPort lock horns at 7 p.m. after the curtain-raiser between the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters and the Blackwater Elite at 4:15 p.m. Both games will be aired live on TV5.
Ginebra (3-3) is looking to extend a rare two-game winning streak, a feat they last achieved in February last season....
MANILA, Philippines – Barangay Ginebra starting slotman Greg Slaughter and two-time league MVP June Mar Fajardo are currently engaged in a toe-to-toe battle for the Best Player award in the season-opening Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup.
But between the two, Slaughter appears even more motivated this season as evidenced in his PBA career-best numbers of 22.8 points, 15.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists, halfway through the single-round eliminations of the All-Filipino conference.
The 6-foot-11 Ginebra big man amassed 43.8 statistical points to lead the pack in the BPC, helping the Kings climb to an even 3-3 win-loss record after a slow start this conference....
Eight Alaska players put up double digit numbers in scoring in this wire-to-wire result. Cyrus Baguio led the way with 17 points, Vic Manuel added 16 while Sonny Thoss, Chris Banchero and RJ Jazul chipped in 14 each.
Eric Menk made 12 points, Calvin Abueva, who hurt his back after a nasty fall in the first period, came up with 11 and JVee Casio scored 10 for the balanced attack of the Aces (4-1) who rose to a share of the No.1 spot with San Miguel....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||3||3||0.500|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||4||7||0.364||10th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||1||8||0.111||10th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||1||8||0.111||10th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||7th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||5th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||2||12||0.143||10th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||1||13||0.071||10th|