2013-2014 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: M. Blakely (19.20)
RPG: M. Blakely (15.65)
APG: M. Blakely (3.85)
SPG: M. Blakely (1.80)
BPG: M. Blakely (2.40)

July 09, 2014 8:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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ROS 16 38 70 89
SMC 23 43 73 92
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Best Player/s: James Yap 29pts 8rebs 12/18FG

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Cone: It's been an honor coaching vs Yeng

July 11, 2014

San Mig Coffee Mixers head coach Tim Cone addresses teh crowd after winning the 2013-2014 PBA Governors' Cup, thus completing a historic GrandSlam. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesMANILA, Philippines – Tim Cone of the 2014 PBA Grand Slam winner San Mig Coffee said that is has been his privilege to be pitted in a coaching war with Rain or Shine’s Yeng Guiao.

The just concluded PBA Governors’ Cup finals became a battlefield for both coaches and Cone, now an 18-time PBA champion, couldn’t hide his admiration for his coaching rival.

“We kept talking in all of our huddles, and during all of our pre-game talk and during our practices, we kept saying that this team (Rain or Shine) will not crack, they're not gonna fall apart on you. you have to keep going at them, going at them, they won't stop playing the way they're gonna play, they're not gonna change,” Cone said after the Coffee Mixers closed out the Elasto Painters in Game 5 on Wednesday night.

“They've got so much trust and belief in their system and I tell you what, that all comes from Coach Yeng.”...

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Guiao: Cone a future Hall-of-Famer

July 11, 2014

Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guaio. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesMANILA, Philippines – Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao admits that his rival, Tim Cone of PBA Governors' Cup Champion San Mig Coffee, did something special on Wednesday night.

Not only did Cone steer the Coffee Mixers to a Grand Slam win, but he also became the only PBA coach who achieved two Grand Slams in the league.

“His place in history is now well entrenched,” said Guiao in the league’s official website....

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Finals MVP James Yap counts his blessings

July 11, 2014

James Yap is the Finals MVP. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.comMANILA, Philippines – San Mig Coffee guard James Yap could only count his blessings after he helped the Mixers win Game 5 of the PBA Governors Cup Finals against the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum.

Yap lived up to his "Big Game James" moniker as he hit clutch jumpers, and finished with a conference high 29 points in San Mig's 92-89 victory – which allowed them to complete their coveted Grand Slam.

He was later named Finals MVP, his second consecutive award after also garnering the honor in the Commissioner's Cup....

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San Mig Coffee coach Tim Cone after winning historic Grand Slam: ‘We’ve got more stuff to do’

July 11, 2014

San Mig Coffee Mixers head coach Tim Cone. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesJohn Maxwell, an American author who writes about leadership, has been a source of inspiration for San Mig Coffee coach Tim Cone.

On Wednesday, at the height of his team’s success following their clinching of the latest Grand Slam, Cone turned to the words of the author to wrap up his vision for this team moving forward.

“One of the favorite expressions of John Maxwell is take the trophy, put it in the lobby and walk away from it. You take these championships and the fact that we won the grand slam. We enjoy it for a moment, you put it in a lobby but you lock it and walk away from it because we’ve got more stuff to do,” Cone told InterAksyon.com in an exclusive interview....

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‘Big Game’ is back: Finals MVP James Yap worked hard to overcome early struggles, says Marc Pingris

July 11, 2014

San Mig Coffee forward James Yap with his Finals MVP award. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesIt has been a roller-coaster season for San Mig Coffee superstar James Yap.

The two-time PBA MVP struggled for much of this season, seeing his minutes and his efficiency drop and becoming a non-factor in stretches for his Grand Slam-chasing Mixers team.

“May mga times nga na may mga nagsasabi kay James na laos na siya,” shared teammate Marc Pingris in an interview with InterAksyon.com....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 12 8 0.600
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 12 9 0.571 Champions
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 17 13 0.567 Champions
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 14 8 0.636 Champions
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 11 10 0.524 3rd
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 13 8 0.619 3rd
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 13 9 0.591 Runner-up
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 15 9 0.625 Champions
2011-2012 Philippine Cup 10 6 0.625 5th
2010-2011 Governors' Cup 5 8 0.385 6th