Fajardo, also the reigning Most Valuable Player, has 41.2 statistical points. He piled up an average of 18.5 points, 12.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks during the eliminations where he helped the Beermen clinch the No.1 seed and an outright seat in the semifinals against Talk ‘N Text.
“The Kraken” also won the award just in last year’s Philippine Cup.
Coming in at second is fellow 2012 draft class member Calvin Abueva of Alaska who registered 35.8 SPs. Despite standing only at a hair under 6’2″, “The Beast” posted a league-leading average of 13 rebounds while also scoring 15.46 points and 3.31 assists per game....
MANILA, Philippines -- In victory, and even in defeat, the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings draw their strength not only from its talented roster of players, but mostly from the die-hard fans who proudly don the colors of the team, watch every single game with lively cheers of “GI-NE-BRA”, and waving posters bannered with their battle cry – “never say die”. The battle cry has become synonymous with the name Robert “Sonny” Jaworski and his former PBA team, Ginebra San Miguel.
Of the team’s millions of faithful followers, one probably stands out from the rest as a certified, die-hard Ginebra San Miguel fan. And why not, when she had the face of The Living Legend of Philippine basketball and former playing-coach of Ginebra San Miguel, Senator Jaworski, tattooed on her right leg.
Customer service specialist Edna Padiernos endured three grueling sessions to finally make a dream come true, permanently marking herself as a true Ginebra San Miguel and Jaworski fan....
As Barangay Ginebra San Miguel's Philippine Cup campaign drew to a close on Tuesday, coach Jeffrey Cariaso admitted his charges are still struggling with the triangle offense.
The crowd darlings started running the system in the last Governor's Cup when Cariaso assumed coaching duties, but their efforts have not borne championship fruit after two conferences.
"When you're not fully understanding it, it's hard to trust it," Cariaso told reporters after the hot-shooting Talk 'N Text denied Ginebra entry into the semifinals. "We're not comfortable with it so what happens is you veer off and there's something else."...
Barangay Ginebra coach Jeff Cariaso is still only in his second conference on the job and he knows that when it comes to learning the triangle offense and all its complications, all he can expect from his team at this point is baby steps.
The Kings have shown a tendency to go away from the system at times, and while Cariaso is understanding of his players’ hesitations, he still believes the triangle could still result in something special for the team.
“That’s human nature,” Cariaso told a small group of sportswriters. “When you’re not fully understanding it, it’s hard to trust it. We veer off from it. If you’re not comfortable with it, what happens is you veer off and do something else. I just got to impose and make them understand it that if we did run it, good things happen.”...
Ginebra continues search for identity after quarters boot; ‘Two conferences not enough,’ says Cariaso
The Kings were eliminated in the second phase of the quarterfinals after falling to Talk ‘N Text, 83-67, on Tuesday.
The disheartening defeat, which saw Ginebra fail to score in the last four minutes of a fourth quarter where they were only able to put a mere nine points on the board, left the Kings grasping for something they feel the need to figure out – the team’s identity....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|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|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||8||6||0.571||3rd|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||9||7||0.562||6th|