2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: S. Edwards (22.11)
RPG: S. Edwards (11.89)
APG: C. Banchero (2.88)
SPG: S. Edwards (1.67)
BPG: S. Edwards (2.11)

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Alaska seeks to knock out Meralco, book finals return

May 02, 2016

Chris Banchero of Alaska. PBA Media BureauThe Alaska Aces target to march on to the championship round as they seek to finish off the Meralco Bolts in Game Four of their best-of-five Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals series on Monday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Tip-off is at 7 p.m. live on TV5.

Alaska, currently up 2-1 in the series, is looking to notch back-to-back wins to set up a date with Rain or Shine in the finals.

The Aces routed the Bolts, 92-72, on Friday after a second half surge by Alaska which got 25 points and 14 boards from import Rob Dozier....

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Healthy Dozier leading Alaska’s playoff push

May 02, 2016

Alaska import Rob Dozier shoots a jumper over Meralco forward Cliff Hodge during their game in the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAlaska import Rob Dozier admitted he did not expect to be in a position where he would just be a win away from a trip back to the Finals.

Saddled with a plantar fasciitis injury coupled with the stellar showing of replacement import Shane Edwards, the former Best Import sat out the first 10 games and wondered if he would ever play again for the Aces this conference.

“I wasn’t sure if I’m gonna be back healthy. I was really struggling with that. I was losing my confidence because I wasn’t sure, and on top of Shane playing well and helping the team,” said Dozier, who led Alaska to a title in the 2013 Commissioner’s Cup....

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Abueva working overtime to avoid game 5 for Aces

May 01, 2016

Calvin Abueva versus Meralco defender. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netEven with Alaska just a win away from a return trip to the Finals, Calvin Abueva still is not guaranteeing a semifinals triumph over Meralco.

“Syempre hindi pa tapos yan,” he said after the Aces’ 92-72 Game 3 win over the Bolts on Friday. “Hindi pa kami naninigurado dito kahit 2-1 na yung series o malaki yung lamang namin. Syempre magpe-prepare naman din sila.”

The energetic Kapampangan forward unleashed an all-around performance of 23 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, two steals, and a block to pull Alaska on the hill....

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Calvin Abueva shrugs off shoulder hit, vows series end on Game 4

April 30, 2016

 NO MORE GAME 5: Calvin Abueva vows to end the series on Game 4. Photo by KC CRUZ, GMA NewsCalvin Abueva was Friday night's Player of the Game after a 23-point, 12-rebound performance in Game Three of the PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals series between Alaska and Meralco.

The Beast led the Aces' 92-72 thrashing of the Bolts, but he went down on the floor before he checked out of the game for good after Cliff Hodge's shoulder hit his face.

He was visibly shaken as team trainers attended to him on the bench, but he looked fine when did post-game interviews....

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Alaska runs away in second half, bulldozes Meralco by 20 in Game 3

April 30, 2016

Calvin Abueva. PBA Media BureauThe Alaska Aces entered halftime tied with Meralco but dominated the latter two periods as they stomped the Bolts, 92-72, in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Rob Dozier led the way with 25 points on 11-for-16 (68-percent) shooting and 14 rebounds while Calvin Abueva added his own double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds.

Chris Banchero also played big, scoring 16 points from off the bench. He made all three of this three-point attempts in the crucial game....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 11 6 0.647
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 16 7 0.696 Runner-up
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 12 7 0.632 Runner-up
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 5 8 0.385 6th
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 17 9 0.654 Runner-up
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 8 7 0.533 4th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 7 5 0.583 6th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 7 10 0.412 8th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 5 6 0.455 7th
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 18 4 0.818 Champions