‘I’m there, but I’m not there’: Ginebra captain LA Tenorio willing to take blame for back-to-back losses
For the past two games, Barangay Ginebra’s cerebral guard has been ineffective, averaging only seven points, one assist and three turnovers in back-to-back losses for the Kings.
Tenorio acknowledged that he has a minor injury in the pinky finger on his right hand, although he said that it does not excuse his poor play in the last two games.
“Mayroon (injury yung pinky) pero hindi naman serious. It’s not an excuse. May game is really down the past two games,” Tenorio told a small group of sportswriters after the game....
With the crowd predominantly against them, the Meralco Bolts stunned Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 109-99, to notch the franchise’s first win at the Ynares Sports Center-Antipolo in their PBA Philippine Cup matchup Friday evening.
Meralco stood their ground as Ginebra looked to ride the Antipolo cheers to victory, with the Bolts’ crucial shots stopping Ginebra in its tracks....
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez has joined the list of celebrity participants in BuyandSellPH.com’s online charity bazaar “Sari-Sari Stars”, putting several items, including two historic jerseys up for sale.
Fernandez donated his 1982 Toyota Corolla jersey, worn the year he earned his first of his four MVP awards, and his 1989 San Miguel Beermen jersey, the year he won his fourth and final MVP. Both jerseys are signed by the legendary center.
The historic Toyota jersey will be priced at P5,000 while the San Miguel jersey is set at P4,000....
"Purefoods is really closing in on Ginebra in terms of fanbase," bared league commissioner Chito Salud in an interview with online media members on Friday at Country Spice in Quezon City.
"The top three most popular teams: Ginebra, Purefoods, Rain or Shine," he added, citing a regular study being conducted by the PBA....
Gametime is 7 p.m. with the Kings still smarting from a 77-79 loss to San Miguel Beer last Sunday, a letdown which Ginebra coach Jeffrey Cariaso said was a result of their being dumped in a 15-point hole before rallying.
“That’s the main focus for us right now—not to trail big early,” Cariaso said....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||5||3||0.625|
|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|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||8||6||0.571||3rd|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||9||7||0.562||6th|