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2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: S. Alabi (23.62)
RPG: S. Alabi (21.00)
APG: S. Mercado (4.40)
SPG: C. Lañete (2.50)
BPG: S. Alabi (4.00)

March 13, 2015 4:15PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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Santos stars as San Miguel defeats Barako

March 04, 2015

Arwind Santos puts up a great defense against Solomon Mercado in this bit of action. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanArwind Santos posted 22 points with 13 rebounds to augment Arizona Reid's 34-point, 16-rebound outing to give the San Miguel Beermen a 102-91 win over the Barako Bull Energy on Tuesday.

"We're happy na we bounced back tonight despite June Mar being sidelined. We're happy we notched a win," said SMB head coach Leo Austria. "Our game plan was followed. I hope this will continue after our All-Star break."

Even with an uphill climb, Austria is still positive about his team's chances to make it past the elimination round:

"Chances are still there. We're professionals even if we're out, we have to play hard."...

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SMB tries to keep playoff hopes alive against Barako Bull

March 03, 2015

Alex Cabagnot of San Miguel Beer. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanThe San Miguel Beermen try to avoid falling into a deeper hole as they clash with Barako Bull Energy in PBA Commissioner’s Cup action Tuesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

San Miguel and Barako Bull face off at 7 p.m. after the opening game between Alaska Aces and Kia Carnival at 4:15 p.m in the last gameday before the league heads to Palawan for the All-Star break.

The last-placed Beermen (1-6), just coming off a Philippine Cup title run, are looking to salvage what has turned out to be a disappointing Commissioner’s Cup campaign. With just four games left in their schedule, they have to sweep their remaining matches in order to at least give themselves a better shot of making it to the quarterfinals....

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Chism, Quiñahan lead the way as Rain or Shine defeats Barako

February 28, 2015

Rain or Shine import Wayne Chism evades the defense of Barako Bull's Jake Pascual. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanWayne Chism had 32 points while JR Quiñahan added 12 as the Rain or Shine Elastopainters leaned on a strong second quarter to defeat the Barako Bull Energy, 103-91, on Friday.

"We knew coming into this game that Barako is the best defensive team," said Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao.

"We just wanted to draw out [Solomon] Alabi and create some space in the middle. We hit our threes; Chism is quicker than their import. It's been good with Wayne. That's what we expected."...

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Time for change as PBA undergoes structural revamp after 40 seasons

February 27, 2015

MANILA, Philippines—Asia’s longest professional sports league is about to undergo a major change.

For more than 40 years that the Philippine Basketball Association has existed, it has kept the same structure: a commissioner at the top working closely with the Board of Governors.

But everything is about to change....

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PBA board to set guidelines in choosing next commish

February 26, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – Will the next PBA commissioner be a lawyer, a management guru, a marketing expert, a sportsman or a personality with a variety of expertise?

This will be known Thursday as the PBA board of governors convenes in another special meeting to draft the criteria and guidelines in the search for the man that will succeed outgoing PBA commissioner Chito Salud.

One thing that the board has already agreed upon is naming the new commissioner on or before the end of the current PBA Commissioner’s Cup so that he can undergo training under Salud during the season-ending Governors Cup....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 4 4 0.500
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 4 8 0.333 9th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 3 7 0.300 8th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 2 7 0.222 9th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 5 11 0.312 6th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 4 6 0.400 6th
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 5 9 0.357 9th
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 4 10 0.286 9th
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 4 6 0.400 8th
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 8 9 0.471 4th