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2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: S. Alabi (21.00)
RPG: S. Alabi (22.00)
APG: S. Mercado (3.00)
SPG: D. Marcelo (1.00)
BPG: S. Alabi (5.00)

February 08, 2015 3:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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Barako Bull tests Ginebra

February 01, 2015

LA Tenorio of Brgy. Ginebra. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanBIÑAN, Laguna—Less than a week after all pretournament hype on them were extinguished, Barangay Ginebra gets a chance at redemption when the Gin Kings slug it out with the Barako Bull Energy in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup eliminations at Alonte Sports Center here.

After going down in shambles in their debut against Meralco on Tuesday, the Kings and the much-ballyhooed Michael Dunigan plunge back into action in the 5:15 p.m. game against a Barako Bull crew that will be seeking a piece of the early lead.

Ginebra, which underachieved in the last two conferences under the now sacked Jeffrey Cariaso, played well below expectations in a 74-85 loss to the Bolts in the inaugurals, failing to maximize the huge advantage it had in size and failing to get Dunigan going.

Ato Agustin, who is back for another tour on the Ginebra bench, never got his tall frontline to work against the Bolts, as Meralco simply outworked the Gin Kings on both ends on the way to the stirring triumph....

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Barako Bull’s Sol Mercado embraces PBA journeyman status: ‘All part of God’s plan’

January 31, 2015

Solomon Mercado of Barako BUll. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanBarako Bull’s Sol Mercado has become a journeyman in the PBA but he doesn’t really mind being shipped from one team to another.

In fact, the talented, spitfire guard believes that every trade that has been a blessing in his professional career.

“Being a journeyman, in my eyes, is all part of God’s plan. I’m not a very open person so going from team to team challenged me to open up to a lot more teammates than I would have had playing with just one team,” wrote Mercado in a text message....

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Sol Mercado back in super scoring mode for Barako Bull

January 29, 2015

Solomon Mercado of Barako Bull in action vs. Blackwater Elite. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanSol Mercado made one thing clear when he made his debut in his new team Barako Bull Energy - he is officially back in super scoring mode.

The 6-foot-1 guard scored 20 points and shot a 7-of-11 clip in 28 minutes on the floor for the Energy, an offensive-oriented performance compared to the past conference with former team San Miguel Beer.

"That's what my role is here now, push the ball, be aggressive, attack as much as I can," he said. "I felt good to get back to it."...

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Solomons lead Barako past import-less Blackwater

January 29, 2015

 Solomon Alibi celebrates with Sol Mercado after scoring Photo by KC CruzPlaying without import Chris Charles who was sidelined by a hamstring injury, Blackwater Elite absorbed a blowout loss against Barako Bull, 92-70, on Wednesday at the Cuneta Astrodome.

Barako's import Solomon Alabi led his team with 21 points, 22 rebounds and five blocked shots, while Sol Mercado added 20 points. Chico Lanete surprised with 19 points, three rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes.

Barako head coach Koy Banal was all praises for his scoring guard in Mercado:...

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Talk ‘N Text retires Jimmy Alapag’s jersey in tiff with Rain or Shine; Barako Bull, Blackwater clash

January 28, 2015

Jimmy Alapag. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanAn emotion-filled game awaits the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters as they begin their PBA Commissioner’s Cup campaign against the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on Wednesday at Cuneta Astrodome.

Talk ‘N Text battles Rain or Shine at 7 p.m. live on TV5 in a special night for the Tropang Texters who are retiring the jersey of longtime captain Jimmy Alapag.

After 12 years in the league, “The Mighty Mouse” announced his retirement earlier this month, ending a storied career that saw him win the Most Valuable Player award as well as six titles with the only franchise he played for....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 2 0 1.000
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