Fajardo, the reigning two-time MVP, remains to be the pacesetter with his 27.52 average statistical points (SPs) through the end of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals, but only by a mere 0.01 SP.
Fellow Cebuano and rival center Slaughter sits closely at second with 27.51.
Hardworking NLEX forward Sean Anthony is at third with 23.1 SPs, followed by GlobalPort super scorer Terrence Romeo at fourth (22.8 SPs), and Alaska energy guy Calvin Abueva at fifth (22.4 SPs)....
At the end of the quarterfinals, Slaughter has accumulated an average of 34.2 statistical points (SPs) built on averages of 17.4 points, 9.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 1.3 blocks per game over 12 contests.
Unfortunately for Slaughter, his BPC campaign took a huge hit after the Gin Kings were ousted at the end of the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner's Cup by the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters....
A return to glory land has been elusive even with all the team’s coaching changes from Siot Tanquingcen to Alfrancis Chua, Ato Agustin, Jeff Cariaso, Juno Sauler, Frankie Lim and Tim Cone.
Under Cone with all the championships under his belt, the Gin Kings have failed to make it past the quarterfinals in two conferences....
Cone, the winningest coach in PBA history with 18 championships, found himself disappointed on Tuesday as his Kings, for the second straight conference, were unable to get past the quarterfinal round as they fell in a two-game sweep in their best-of-three series with the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters.
“It was the wrong time, obviously, to have an off-night. But that’s the next level for us, learning how to collectively play big games and big moments. The game was incredibly painful lesson for all of us, me especially,” Cone wrote in a text message to sportswriters....
The Gin Kings, which impressed in the elimination round after finishing with a 7-4 card, fell 88-84 in the first game and then got blown out, 102-89, on Tuesday.
It was quite an anticlimactic turn of events for the crowd favorites, but import Othyus Jeffers said the team still achieved a lot despite the lack of playoff success....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||7||6||0.538|
|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|