2015-2016 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: G. Slaughter (22.69)
RPG: G. Slaughter (14.46)
APG: L. Tenorio (4.38)
SPG: L. Tenorio (1.31)
BPG: G. Slaughter (1.38)

December 27, 2015 7:00PM
Mall of Asia Arena
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT
BGSM 16 32 53 74 83
GBP 18 33 53 74 84
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Best Player/s: Stanley Pringle 23pts 8rebs

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Usual suspects tipped to dominate PBA Commissioner’s Cup

February 08, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – The old league mighty powers and rulers are still the ones favored to figure prominently in the race to the top in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup that unfolds Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Talk n Text is determined to defend the crown, San Miguel Beer is raring to stretch its title run to three conferences while Alaska Milk, Rain or Shine, Barangay Ginebra and Star are teams likely to play their roles as perennial contenders.

Globalport will also be on the spotlight with Terrence Romeo, Stanley Pringle and their teammates out to prove that their fourth-place in the Philippine Cup is for real.

Not to be ruled out is a possible breakthrough by anyone among NLEX, Meralco, Blackwater, Mahindra and newcomer Phoenix Petroleum especially if they find a gem of an import for this mid-season tourney featuring reinforcements with a maximum ceiling of 6-foot-9....

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Familiar names lead stellar cast of Commissioner’s Cup imports

February 08, 2016

Balik-imports and last year's finals protagonists Wayne Chism of Rain or Shine and Ivan Johnson of Talk 'N Text. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOReigning Best Import Wayne Chism and fierce rival Ivan Johnson banner the stellar cast of reinforcements set to make waves when the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup tips off on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Chism will be hoping that the third time’s a charm as he hopes to finally bring a championship to Rain or Shine in his third tour of duty for the Elasto Painters.

But standing in his way will be 11 other imports led by Ivan Johnson, Denzel Bowles and Rob Dozier, who are also making their anticipated PBA return....

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Cone taps Jeffers to add versatility to Ginebra

February 07, 2016

Othyus Jeffers during his lone game for TNT.Tim Cone admits Ginebra is still in the middle of the process.

But with the first conference of the 2016 PBA season out of the way, the two-time Grand Slam-winning coach can say that the Gins Kings have shown significant improvements.

“We’re trying to grow from where we ended, not from the start again,” said Cone. “Guys are in shape, and they look like a much confident team than they were three months ago when we first started. We’ll just see if we could translate that to better games in the upcoming conference.”...

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Slaughter down with measles, could miss Ginebra’s opening game

February 06, 2016

Greg Slaughter vs Mo Tautuuaa. photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGinebra center Greg Slaughter could miss his team’s opening game in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup against NLEX on Friday due to measles.

The Kings’ center, who was diagnosed of the viral infection on Thursday, could also miss their second game depending on his progress, according to Ginebra head coach Tim Cone.

“He’s out five to seven days. He could possibly miss our first game or two, but nothing is sure for yet,” Cone told INQUIRER Friday. “We’re still waiting to see if he responds to the medicine.”...

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ABL mainstay completes cast of imports

February 06, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – Brian Williams, a champion import in the Asean Basketball League, is hooking up with the GlobalPort Batang Pier, completing the imports roster for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup unfolding Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Williams, who teamed up with Gabe Freeman to help the San Miguel Beermen in a title run in the ABL in 2012, flew in Thursday morning and was to attend a first practice with the Batang Pier yesterday afternoon.

 Before suiting up for the Beermen, the Bronx, New York native played for the Westports Malaysia Dragons in the previous ABL season, coming through with averages of 20 points and 14.3 rebounds....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 8 5 0.615 5th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 5 7 0.417 8th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 5 7 0.417 8th
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 7 6 0.538 5th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 5 5 0.500 6th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 3 7 0.300 8th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 15 8 0.652 3rd
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 4 7 0.364 8th
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 12 12 0.500 Runner-up
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 8 9 0.471 6th