2014-2015 Governors' Cup


Team Leaders

PPG: O. Johnson (39.60)
RPG: O. Johnson (12.80)
APG: S. Mercado (5.60)
SPG: S. Mercado (1.60)
BPG: J. Aguilar (2.00)


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Ginebra delights fans in Dubai, drubs Rain or Shine for 2nd win

May 23, 2015

Mark Caguioa. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesBarangay Ginebra San Miguel treated their overseas fans with an impressive showing after a 93-81 victory over Commissioner’s Cup runner-up Rain or Shine on Friday night in Dubai, UAE.

Orlando Johnson led the way with 25 points but the Kings’ local performers had the chance to show their stuff in this one.

Mark Caguioa scored 21 – 16 of those in a sizzling hot first quarter – while LA Tenorio had a nice all-around line of 20 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists.

Japeth Aguilar, playing his first game of the conference, had 15 points and 10 boards while leading the team’s charge in the fourth period....

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New commish hopes to improve games

May 23, 2015

MANILA, Philippines - Chito Narvasa will become the PBA’s ninth commissioner on Aug. 1 and said yesterday he’s looking forward to improving the game with officiating his priority in making sure the 40-year-old league’s future is secure.

Narvasa, 58, has been involved in basketball from when he began to play the sport as a 10-year-old boy. He saw action for the Ateneo varsity, became a PBA head coach with Purefoods and Shell, served as UAAP and NCAA commissioner for a season each and is the president of the Basketball Coaches Association of the Philippines (BCAP). It’s an enduring love affair that will now reach a pinnacle with the dream job of PBA commissioner.

Because the work is full-time, Narvasa will give up all his current positions, including Vice Chairman/CEO of City State Savings Bank which is owned by Ambassador Antonio Cabangon-Chua. “I’ll be watching games five days a week,” he said. “It’s a full-time commitment. Besides, the Central Bank won’t allow staying with City State anyway. When I was considered for the job, I informed the Ambassador of the possibility of joining the PBA. He knows basketball has always been my love and promised to support and help me in any way he could. I wanted the Ambassador to know about it before he heard it from somebody else. It’s this transparency that I’ll bring to the PBA. That’s how I work. If you’re open with what you’re doing, the work becomes easier. I never hide anything from anyone. What I’ll do as commissioner is for the benefit of the league, nothing else.”...

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Brgy. Ginebra Kings play Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in Dubai

May 22, 2015

mark Caguioa of Brgy. Ginebra. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesDUBAI -- Banged up or otherwise, Rain or Shine returns to the Al Shabab Al Arabi Club Friday to face Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the second of back-to-back PBA Governors’ Cup games here.

Fatigue, even aggravated injuries notwithstanding, the Elasto Painters are determined to make the most of the cards they’ve been dealt. Question is, will they have anything else left against the undermanned but well-rested Kings in their 8 p.m. (12 midnight Manila time) encounter?”

That is because the Elasto Painters, long after presstime, remain in the thick of the fight in its opening game Thursday against Jarrid Famous and Globalport also at 8 p.m. in this side of the globe....

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Too early to judge Asian imports’ impact

May 20, 2015

IT WILL be hard to determine this early how the presence of Asian imports would impact on  the team they’re  playing for as well as the league itself.

This is what newly appointed PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa told the Inquirer, a couple of weeks before he was voted into office.

A quick glance at the current team standings of the ongoing PBA Governors’ Cup should confirm Narvasa’s observation....

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New PBA commish promises to improve league

May 20, 2015

Chito Narvasa. ABS-CBN News File Photo.MANILA, Philippines – Incoming PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa is the first to admit that he has a lot to learn about his new job as he returns to basketball after years of working in the financial sector.

Narvasa, a former coach, was unanimously voted as the PBA's new commissioner by the PBA Board. He will formally assume the post on August 1.

"Alam mo, I really have to do a lot of studying," Narvasa said on ANC's "Hardball" on Monday when asked how he would deal with problems in officiating and imbalanced trades....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 2 3 0.400
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
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 9 6 0.600 3rd