2015-2016 Governors' Cup


Team Leaders

PPG: J. Wright (29.00)
RPG: J. Wright (18.50)
APG: M. Barroca (5.67)
SPG: M. Blakely (2.50)
BPG: J. Wright (2.00)


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Ginebra, Star collide in latest edition of Manila Clasico; Alaska, Blackwater meet

August 28, 2016

Mark Caguioa and James Yap. PBA Media BureauBarangay Ginebra San Miguel looks to grab a share of the No.2 spot as they renew their Manila Clasico rivalry against the slumping Star Hotshots in PBA Governors’ Cup action Sunday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Crowd darlings Ginebra and Star clash at 6:45 p.m. after the curtain-raiser between the Alaska Aces and the Blackwater Elite at 4:30 p.m. Both games will be aired live on TV5.

The bitter rivals are set to meet for the fourth time this season, with the Gin Kings prevailing the last two, the latest of which was a 92-87 win last February 28.

Taking this edition of their epic showdown would mean a lot for either team: a victory would hand Ginebra (5-2) a share of the second spot with Mahindra, while a triumph would put an end to the five-game losing skid of the No.11 seed Star (1-5)....

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Alaska douses late rally by Star to clinch out-of-town victory

August 21, 2016

Calvin Abueva registered a double-double vs. Star. PBA Media BureauThe Alaska Aces led by as many as 20 points before staving off a late charge by the Star Hotshots to notch an 85-69 win in an out-of-town Oppo PBA Governors’ Cup clash on Saturday in Panabo City, Davao del Norte.

Star came back to as close as three points in the fourth quarter but Alaska closed the game out on a 10-1 run to seal the win.

Import LaDontae Henton led the way with 27 points, nine rebounds and four blocks while Calvin Abueva had a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards....

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Struggling Alaska, Star battle to end skids in Davao

August 20, 2016

Calvin Abueva of Alaska. PBA Media Bureau PhotoThe Alaska Aces and the Star Hotshots look to put an end to their respective slumps in their PBA Governors’ Cup face-off on Saturday in Panabo City, Davao Del Norte.

The two struggling teams collide at 5 p.m. live on TV5.

Alaska (1-4) and Star (1-4) are both raring to get out of a losing skid that have put them near the bottom of the standings....

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Crack guards Thompson, Revilla among top rebounders

August 16, 2016

Scottie Thompson of Ginebra. PBA IMAGESIN A CONFERENCE dominated by imports, and in a season where big local men spell pretty much the difference for the PBA teams, two point guards have so far stood out for their respective sides in a statistical department where height is considered might.

Rookie Scottie Thompson of Barangay Ginebra and the 5-foot-7 LA Revilla of Mahindra are in the top 10 of the rebounding department among locals, joining giants like reigning two-time Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo and Asi Taulava and the workhorse Calvin Abueva.

They have so far outworked several prominent big men in that department, big men like Thompson’s teammate Japeth Aguilar, Rain or Shine’s 6-8 Raymond Almazan, the veteran Alaska Ace Sonny Thoss and highly touted top overall Draft pick Moala Tautuaa of TNT KaTropa....

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Barroca explains unused timeout in crucial endgame possession for Star

August 13, 2016

Mark Barroca of Star. PBA IMAGESMark Barroca was doing it all for Star in their game against NLEX on Friday night, finishing with an impressive stat line of 15 points, eight assists, four steals, a block in 36 minutes.

The point guard's performance, however, seemed to be spoiled by what some fans consider a bad decision in the endgame when Star was down by 86-83 with 16 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

As import Joel Wright secured the rebound off a Jonas Villanueva miss from the line, Barroca started the break and opted for a quick attack instead of calling a time out to set their offense....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 1 5 0.167
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 6 7 0.462 8th
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 4 8 0.333 9th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 8 8 0.500 4th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 11 6 0.647 3rd
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 6 6 0.500 7th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 12 8 0.600 Champions
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