2014-2015 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: R. Travis (22.58)
RPG: R. Travis (11.84)
APG: R. Travis (3.58)
SPG: R. Travis (1.79)
BPG: R. Travis (1.16)

July 17, 2015 7:00PM
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SMB 18 37 70 91
AA 17 49 65 81
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Best Player/s: Arizona Reid 33pts 6rebs 6/12 3PT

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Aces keep backcourt intact, set to re-sign Jazul, Banchero

August 29, 2015

 Alaska guards Chris Banchero and RJ Jazul are set to sign two-year and three-year deals, respectively. PBA ImagesMANILA, Philippines -- Alaska hopes to bring stability and support on lead playmaker JV Casio as the Aces are set to sign up backup guards RJ Jazul and incoming Fil-Italian playmaker by next week to separate multi-million peso contracts.

Aces team manager Dickie Bachman admitted that both guards are vital to the team’s future campaigns, which is why they have placed them in the list of players they intend to bring back next season.

“RJ is almost done (in the negotiation). And basically, he’s just gonna be coming over to sign it (contract),” Bachmann told Philstar.com.

The 5-foot-11 Jazul is set to get a three-year contract extension....

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2 Dubai games in PBA Philippine Cup schedule

August 28, 2015

Calvin Abueva (8) and the rest of the Alaska Aces will play two games in Dubai. Crowd-favorite Barangay Ginebra is also scheduled to play as part of the Philippine Cup schedule. Photo from the Alaska Aces’ official websiteTwo games in Dubai featuring the Mahindra squad of eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and crowd-darling Barangay Ginebra will be played on Nov. 6 and 7 as part of the PBA Philippine Cup’s elimination-round schedule.

The two squads will be joined by Alaska on the league’s return to the oil-rich United Arab Emirates.

Two Governors’ Cup games were also held in the emirate two months ago....

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Tautuaa promises hard work once in PBA

August 23, 2015

Moala Tautuaa hams it up in front of the camera. Photo by Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBNNews.comMANILA, Philippines – Top 2015 PBA draft prospect Moala Tautuaa admitted that he wished he could have done better during his years in the PBA D-League.

The Fil-Tongan was able to win the 2015 PBA D-League Foundation Cup MVP award, but still, he and his Cebuana Lhuillier team failed to bag the title.

''I left some business off the table. I wanted some championships, but we came up short,'' the PBA website quoted him as saying....

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PBA defers trades on floor

August 23, 2015

MANILA, Philippines - PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa said there will be no trades on the floor during draft proceedings at the Midtown Atrium of the Robinsons Place Manila this afternoon but qualified it will only be a temporary deferment.

“I’m new on the job and I don’t want to make mistakes in deciding whether or not to push through with a trade on the floor,” said Narvasa whose engagement began last Aug. 1.  “I’ve talked this over with the coaches and we all agreed to dispense with trades on the floor only for this year.  It would be counterproductive if we approve a trade on the floor only to void it later in case there are issues that warrant a rescindment.  I’ve asked for more time to be familiar with the players.”

Narvasa said since joining the PBA, only two trades have fallen on his lap.  One involved Rain Or Shine trading Jervy Cruz to Globalport for Jewel Ponferada and the Batang Pier’s second round pick in today’s draft.  The other involved Jimmy Alapag coming out of retirement to join Meralco in a three-way trade that took Mike Cortez and James Sena from the Bolts to Blackwater and Larry Rodriguez from the Elite to Talk ‘N’ Text. Narvasa, however, noted the Alapag deal was already in the works before his PBA appointment....

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Potential 1st round picks prepare for physicality in PBA

August 23, 2015

 Art dela Cruz, Jr. of NCAA champion San Beda Red Lions gets tips from his father, Art, who played for San Miguel Beermen in the 90's, as he enters the PBA. Philippine Star File PhotoMANILA, Philippines -- Heading into Sunday’s PBA Rookie Draft, potential first round draft picks Norbert Torres, Art Dela Cruz and Fil-American guard Maverick Ahanmishi were one in saying that physicality is one aspect they have prepared for as they try to fulfill their dream of playing in the pro league.

Torres, the former La Salle big man, came back from a month-long pre-draft training in Toronto, Canada a little more bulked up, aware that he will be regularly battling PBA’s big boys like two-time June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer and Greg Slaughter of Barangay Ginebra in the future.

“One of the reasons I went to Toronto is to train and to gain more explosiveness and strength. I believe that will help me to adjust quicker in the PBA,” said Torres, who won a UAAP men’s basketball championship with La Salle two seasons back....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
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
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 12 10 0.545 4th
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 2 7 0.222 9th