PBA Latest Updates (April 20, 2015) PBA Finals

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Ryan Arana refuses to back down after being challenged to a fight by Ivan Johnson [NEWS]

Uichico says Talk 'N Text can't afford to back down from physicality of PBA Finals [NEWS]

Johnson elbow knocks off Paul Lee tooth but fails to take bite off RoS guard's game [NEWS]

Rain or Shine dominates Talk 'N Text for 2-1 lead in finals as Wayne Chism runs riot [NEWS]

Skipping 2013 PBA rookie draft the best decision Kevin Alas ever made, says dad [NEWS]

Uichico feels TnT import Ivan Johnson became too 'careful' after being slapped P150,000 fine [NEWS]

TnT forward Jay Washington admits he was left dumbfounded by Game Two benching [NEWS]

'Language barrier' a concern as import Sanchir Tungalag tries to blend in at Ginebra [NEWS]

Barako Bull taps former Sonics draft pick DeVon Hardin for Governors Cup after Jarrid Famous deal falls through [NEWS]

Paul Lee vows to breach pain barrier in pursuit of Rain or Shine's second PBA championship [NEWS]

HOT LIKE CURRY: Wayne Chism left in awe by Jayson Castro's fiery shooting [NEWS]

Jiovani Jalalon who? Know more about Baldwin's surprise choice for Gilas team to Seaba [NEWS]

Setback for Blackwater as import prospect Liu Cheng fails to secure release from Taiwan team [NEWS]

Asia, meet the 'Beast:' Calvin Abueva named by Baldwin to new Gilas pool, say sources [NEWS]

Fiba-Asia veteran 'Jet' Chang of Taiwan signed to back up giant PJ Ramos for KIA [NEWS]

Chito Narvasa joins Vince Hizon, Santos, Adalem in final short list of candidates for PBA commissioner [NEWS]

Diehard fan travels 10 hours just to see Ginebra in practice: 'It was all worth it' [NEWS]

Japeth Aguilar's college teammate Pettygrew turns into rival as he joins Talk 'N Text [NEWS]

Ginebra agrees terms with former Shopinas import Zach Graham for Governors Cup [NEWS]

Purefoods governor Rene Pardo to KIA: James Yap 'non-negotiable' in any trade deal [NEWS]

Crack Jordan playmaker Sam Daghles is Talk 'N Text's Asian import for Governors Cup [NEWS]

KIA won't trade draft pick for Mallari and Melton, but James Yap a different story [NEWS]

LeBron James' high school teammate is Alaska import for PBA Governors Cup [NEWS]

La Salle players Jeron Teng, Rivero, Van Opstal fail to make Philippine team to Seaba [NEWS]

more to follow...

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PBA Latest Updates (April 13, 2015) Gilas Pilipinas

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Has Purefoods lost killer instinct? Pingris ponders thought after another playoff meltdown [NEWS]

Tab Baldwin says TnT import Ivan Johnson wrongly perceived as 'troublemaker' [NEWS]

Pingris says Castro's improved shooting left Purefoods in a pick-your-poison dilemma [NEWS]

Purefoods star James Yap insists he did his best despite firing blanks in Game Four loss [NEWS]

Marqus Blakely says bitter loss to TnT will serve as motivation for Purefoods in Governors Cup [NEWS]

Jayson Castro goes berserk as Talk 'N Text ousts Purefoods to reach PBA Finals [NEWS]

Pineda says KIA may part with precious draft pick if offered Talk 'N Text guard Jayson Castro [NEWS]

Journeyman Gabby Espinas feels at home as he joins SMB team that drafted him in 2006 [NEWS]

Last men standing: Learn more about the six remaining candidates for PBA commissioner [NEWS]

New Zealand women's coach expects Tab Baldwin to do 'great things' for Gilas Pilipinas [NEWS]

Alapag gives Talk 'N Text's Danny Seigle a ringing endorsement for PBA commissioner job [NEWS]

DOT official says presence of Asian imports in PBA can help spur sports tourism [NEWS]

Danny Seigle, Vince Hizon, former NBA official on shortlist of candidates for PBA commissioner [NEWS]

Gregorio highlights positives as he urges PBA teams to give Asian imports a try [NEWS]

'Greatest' feeling as James Yap, Danny Ildefonso savor places among PBA legends [NEWS]

Jaworski calls on PBA to institutionalize rules on selection of future 'Greatest Players' lists [NEWS]

Mon Fernandez, Atoy Co among no-shows in rites honoring PBA 40 Greatest Players [NEWS]

As PBA fetes 40 Greatest Players, guess what 'biggest omission' Nelson Asaytono is doing [NEWS]

Norman Black expects Iran guard Kamrani to be a 'monster' for Meralco if he decides to come over [NEWS]

Mark Caguioa hopeful he has more championships left in him as Ginebra enters new era [NEWS]

KIA Motors narrows down choices for Asian import to two Korean guards [NEWS]

more to follow...

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