2015-2016 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Brownlee (28.64)
RPG: J. Brownlee (11.27)
APG: L. Tenorio (4.87)
SPG: J. Brownlee (1.68)
BPG: J. Aguilar (2.30)

October 19, 2016 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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MB 27 45 66 88
BGSM 18 32 65 91
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Best Player/s: Justin Brownlee 31pts 9rebs 4asts

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There’s more to come, vows Kings coach Cone

October 21, 2016

Ginebra coach Tim Cone. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netOne championship down, more to come.

That’s the harsh reality that other PBA teams will now face after Ginebra shed eight years of futility to finally win a PBA crown.

Coach Tim Cone, who has established championship runs in every franchise he has coached, now hopes to do the same for the Kings after Wednesday night’s 91-88 conquest of Meralco for the Governors’ Cup.

Justin Brownlee hit the deciding basket but Cone also paid tribute to LA Tenorio, the Finals MVP who kept the Kings in the thick of the fight in the second half....

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After ending PBA title drought, Gin Kings want to establish dynasty

October 21, 2016

 The Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings pose after winning the 2016 PBA Governors' Cup championship. | Philstar.com/Efigenio Toledo IVMANILA, Philippines – To be back as champion and effectively end a long eight-year title drought was not the be-all and end-all of Barangay Ginebra’s quest.

The Gin Kings want to join the league of the Crispa Redmanizers, the Toyota Tamaraws, the Great Taste Coffee Makers, the Alaska Milk Aces, the San Mig Coffee Mixers and the TNT Texters with their own dynastic PBA reign.

The Gin Kings’ desire and longing to win a championship wasn’t quenched by that incredible title run punctuated by Justin Brownlee’s amazing buzzer-beating three-pointer at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday night....

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Why no balloon drop after Ginebra’s title win?

October 21, 2016

There was something missing after Barangay Ginebra’s PBA Governors’ Cup title win against Meralco on Wednesday night.

The balloon drop has somewhat become a tradition in every championship win in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

But after Justin Brownlee’s game-winning triple that ended the Gin Kings’ 8-year title drought, not a single balloon fell from the ceiling of the Araneta Coliseum....

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Jaworski sees bright future ahead of young guard Thompson

October 21, 2016

Ginebra rookie Scottie Thompson. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netEven Robert “Sonny” Jaworski sees a bright future ahead of Barangay Ginebra rookie Scottie Thompson.

Jaworski, Philippine basketball legend, was in attendance to watch his former team clinch the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup championship on Wednesday night.

The 70-year-old Jaworski also got to see Thompson in the flesh and he had nothing but praise for the 23-year-old guard and the Gin Kings squad....

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Tenorio: Everyone deserved to be MVP

October 21, 2016

 Ginebra's LA Tenorio addresses the fans after being named Finals MVP. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA, Philippines – Ginebra point guard LA Tenorio gave full credit to his teammates after they won the 2016 PBA Governors' Cup championship – the team's first PBA crown in eight years.

Tenorio earned Finals MVP honors after averaging 17.2 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game in the best-of-seven series.

Though other players had their shining moments – notably import Justin Brownlee, rookie Scottie Thompson, and the "Fast and Furious" pair of Mark Caguioa and Jayjay Helterbrand – there was no doubt that Tenorio was the most consistent player for the team, and a stabilizing factor for the Gin Kings....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 16 7 0.696 Champions
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 7 6 0.538 5th
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