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PBA Finals Game 1 San Miguel vs Meralco

2024 PBA Philippine Cup Finals Schedule (Game 1)

Araneta Smart Coliseum

19:30 – Cerveceros San Miguel vs Meralco Bolts

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San Miguel opens search for PBA title No. 30

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With 29 crowns in total, San Miguel has a true stranglehold on the Philippine Basketball Association championship that will last for years, as the Beermen’s closest pursuer is only 15 and won’t be around for a chance to win next .

So count on this edition of the Beermen to make the most of the opportunity to widen the gap, especially when they are just four more wins away from delivering the franchise’s iconic 30th trophy as they defend their Philippine Cup reign. FULL STORY

The PBA Finals are also a chance to improve the sneaker game for Ross and Newsome

Chris Newsome and Chris Ross prepare to battle in the PBA Finals

Chris Newsome and Chris Ross prepare to battle in the PBA Philippine Cup Finals. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net

There are many interesting matchups and storylines that will feature in the upcoming 2024 PBA Philippine Cup between the Meralco Bolts and the San Miguel Beermen.

Include the sneaker game into the equation.

San Miguel guard Chris Ross, known for showing off flashy shoes including a custom Kobe 6 and Off-White a few months ago, is sure to show off his signature kicks in the Jordan line for the conference’s grandest stage. FULL STORY

PBA Finals: The ‘Martilyo Gang’ of San Miguel ready for more vs Meralco

Don Trollano and Jericho Cruz of the San Miguel Beermen during a PBA game.

Don Trollano and Jericho Cruz of the San Miguel Beermen during a PBA game. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—At the latest PBA Commissioner’s Cup conference, San Miguel’s Jericho Cruz revealed that there is a certain theme on the Beermen’s bench heading into the import-laden championship race.

This time in the Philippine Cup Finals, Don Trollano knows the same will continue as the franchise seeks its 30th PBA championship.

The “Martilyo Gang” is alive and well and the Bolts will have quite a bit of trouble trying to figure out the “Death 15” subgroup. FULL STORY

PBA: The emergence of Brandon Bates comes at the right time for Cliff Hodge and Meralco

Cliff Hodge Meralco heads to PBA finals

Cliff Hodge of Meralco Bolts during the PBA Finals press conference.–PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines—Senior forward Cliff Hodge couldn’t be prouder to see the progress of Meralco rookie Brandon Bates.

After a slow start to his young PBA career, Bates found his niche with the Bolts when it mattered most and his emergence was one of the reasons why his team is in the finals of the PBA Philippine Cup.

“It just helps me because I can rest for a few minutes. I need that. “I’m getting old,” said Hodge, 36, who is in his 11th season in the league. FULL STORY


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