PBA Capsule: Mallari with near triple double; Alaska secures QFs berth

Mahindra notched its third victory in the PBA Philippine Cup after defeating NLEX, 106-96, at the Cuneta Astrodome on Friday (January 27). The Flood Buster, who now stand at 3-7 in the standings, were led by Alex Mallari who finished with a career-high 30 points. He also added 10 rebounds and nine assists. In the…

IN PHOTOS: Rain or Shine vs. Phoenix

Rain or Shine disposed Phoenix, 97-82, in the PBA Philippine Cup on Sunday. Jericho Cruz led the Elasto Painters with a 21-point, 8-rebound effort off the bench. Jeff Chan and James Yap chipped in with 12 and 10 points, respectively. The Fuel Masters were paced by Matthew Wright’s 26 markers. Photos from PBA Media Bureau

TNT KaTropa, Barangay Ginebra win by huge margins

It was a night of domination in the PBA Philippine Cup on Friday. TNT KaTropa, backed by Kelly Williams’ double-double, made quick work of the Phoenix Fuel Masters, 117-98. Williams finished the game with 18 points and 10 rebounds, his first double double in two seasons. His performance earned him Best Player of the Game…

Mahindra stays winless; Ginebra chalks up first victory

This was first published on Sports Illustrated Philippines. The Phoenix Fuel Masters defeated the Mahindra Flood Busters, 114-104, in the PBA Philippine Cup on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena. JC Intal topscored for Phoenix with 24 points, to go along with seven rebounds and four assists. Matthew Wright chipped in 21 points, while…