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The NBA recently named Erik Spoelstra as the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for December.

 

MANILA — There’s a strong possibility that Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra will be back in Manila this year after visiting as a sports envoy with the U.S. Department of State in 2009 and an endorser of the NBA Fit program last August.

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MANILA — Alex Cabagnot played hero anew for San Miguel Beer, but knows the feeling is as fleeting as, say, a 14-point fourth quarter lead against a never-say-die team like Ginebra.

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Air21 rookie Rabeh Al-Hussaini drives past two Barako Bull defenders in this bit of action in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Big Dome. The Express won, 82-77.  (GMANews.TV)

 

MANILA — Rabeh Al-Hussaini again underscored why he should have been the season’s top overall pick in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Rookie Draft.

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Willie Miller of Ginebra tries to get past the defensive line of Sean Anthony of Powerade.  (Photo by Jun Mendoza)

 

MANILA — Ronald Tubid hit a career milestone in converting five of 13 three-point shots as Barangay Ginebra enhanced its bid for a twice-to-beat incentive in the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals with an 84-81 win over Powerade at the Cuneta Astrodome.

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MANILA — Ryan Arana already had a big shot to close out the third quarter, but he had the biggest points in the end.

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