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Character outlasts talent – lessons from former SMB import Tyler Wilkerson ?>

Character outlasts talent – lessons from former SMB import Tyler Wilkerson

The tone of his voice says it all. For league chairman and San Miguel Beer governor Robert Non, banished import Tyler Wilkerson was a “great talent but…” Spin.ph’s Karlo Sacamos, Inquirer.net’s Randolph Leongson and myself had a half-an-hour talk with chairman Non and SMB coach Leo Austria on Saturday afternoon, following the team’s practice at the Acropolos gym. AZ Reid had his only practice with the Beermen, fresh from a 25-hour flight from Florida last Saturday (April 30), where he…

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Will The Real ‘No-Quit’ Alaska Squad Show Up In Game 3? ?>

Will The Real ‘No-Quit’ Alaska Squad Show Up In Game 3?

The ‘never-quit’ squad of Alaska coach Alex Compton faces a must-win situation come Wednesday. The Aces were up by nine early in the fourth quarter and appeared headed for a series-tying victory on Sunday, when the San Miguel Beermen caught fire. Import Arizona Reid, Alex Cabagnot and Marcio Lassiter took turns shooting the lights out of the Smart Araneta Coliseum to help the Beermen turn the tide and take a 2-0 Finals series lead in the PBA Governors Cup. Another…

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Alaska and San Miguel Beer – Battle Of PBA Teams With Rich Winning Traditions ?>

Alaska and San Miguel Beer – Battle Of PBA Teams With Rich Winning Traditions

So Alaska will face San Miguel Beer in the PBA Governors Cup Finals – a rematch between the two protagonists in the Philippine Cup title series this season. Two teams with great coaching minds in Alex Compton and Leo Austria of Alaska and San Miguel, respectively. Two teams with rich championship traditions – Alaska won 14 PBA titles since joining the league in 1986, while San Miguel pocketed its 20th diadem since becoming one ofthe pioneering teams in the pro…

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