Boatwright drops 51 in leading Beermen to destruction of Dyip

San Miguel’s defense was also unforgiving as CJ Perez (No. 77) and Mo Tautuaa force Stephen Holt to pop out a pass. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ San Miguel Beer has reasons to be confident going into the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals with the twice-to-beat almost locked up and its new import coming up…

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FiberXers arrest six-game slide with nipping of Dyip

Converge FiberXers new import Jamil Wilson. –PBA IMAGES Jamil Wilson, Converge’s new import, believes in the importance of chemistry if they want to succeed in the PBA Commissioner’s cup. And the FiberXers showed they’re on the right path on Wednesday night after pulling out a 103-94 overtime victory over Terrafirma that snapped a six-game losing…

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Tropang Giga send Dyip back to earth

TNT import Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.–PBA IMAGES Getting the results against the big teams is obviously important for the TNT Tropang Giga if they want to come away with the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup crown. But running the table against teams in the middle or lower tiers—the next stretch of games the Tropang Giga will…

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Dyip seek to extend winning streak in battling Tropang Giga

Juami Tiongson (left) will be sitting this one out, giving rookie Stephen Holt more responsibilIties. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ Terrafirma’s streak faces a significant challenge as the Dyip tries to navigate its way around a perennial contender in TNT in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday. Coach Johnedel Cardel, though, is drawing…

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Javi on forefront of Dyip changing their narrative

Javi Gomez de Liaño. PBA IMAGES Javi Gomez de Liaño wasn’t too keen on basking under the glory of his career-best scoring night against NLEX on Saturday. He knows all too well that such things are fleeting. “I know it’s going to be up and down again,” he told the Inquirer, deadpan. “I just have…

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Two-win run has Dyip thinking playoffs

Javi Gomez de Liaño. PBA IMAGES ANTIPOLO—After posting the best scoring game of his young Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) career, Javi Gomez de Liano believes that getting a playoff spot is attainable for Terrafirma. “We want to change the narrative of the team,” Gomez de Liano said after the Dyip’s narrow 113-112 win over the…

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Still driving Dyip, Juami Tiongson drops 25 on Bossing

Terrafirma Dyip’s Juami Tiongson. –PBA IMAGES ANTIPOLO—Juami Tiongson is refusing to take a step back even if Terrafirma already has pieces that include the top overall pick in the draft and a group of upstarts. “My teammates are always looking at me,” said Tiongson after his 25 points propelled the Dyip to a 97-87 victory…

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