Until Sunday, the lefty guard had not been part of a winning team since being traded to GlobalPort before the PLDT Home TVolution Commissioner’s Cup, after the Batang Pier lost their first eight games in the conference.
In his team’s last game against Barako Bull, Cabagnot made sure GlobalPort would not end up winless, nailing the go-ahead three-pointer with 10.9 seconds remaining to lift the Batang Pier to victory.
“It feels good. Every win naman feels good. It’s my first GlobalPort win so it’s special,” Cabagnot told InterAksyon.com. “We don’t want to be in the company of teams which ended up winless in a conference.”...
GlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio displayed his trademark sense of humor shortly after notching the first win of his PBA career on Sunday over Barako Bull.
The Batang Pier avoided a winless campaign in the PLDT Home TVolution Commissioner’s Cup, which saw Jarencio lose his first eight games at the helm before the team won its final assignment....
Alex Cabagnot hit a three with 10.9 seconds remaining and two insurance charities down the stretch as the GlobalPort Batang Pier earned their first win of the conference against the Barako Bull Energy, 98-96, Sunday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
"At least happy ending di ba," said GlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio. "Last game ng conference nanalo. Siyempre stepping stone na yan para sa next conference."
GlobalPort is also keen on making necessary changes to improve their chances moving forward....
The Energy Cola saw control of their destiny ripped away from their hands by the Meralco Bolts two days ago although they continue to nurse a hypothetical chance of clinching a do-or-die for the eighth and last playoff spot.
Globalport, on the other hand, allowed the biggest upset of the conference to slip through its fingers when import Evan Brock missed a free throw that allowed unscathed Talk ‘N Text to come away with a 92-91 win late Friday night....
Even with Richard Howell in street clothes, the Talk N' Text Tropang Texters kept their record immaculate after a 92-91 nail-biter over GlobalPort Batang Pier, Friday, to wrap up their elimination round in the 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Talk N' Text (9-0) clinched the number one seed in the postseason at the expense of winless GlobalPort (0-7).
The Texters' frontcourt managed just fine, as Ranidel De Ocampo and Kelly Williams combined for 19 of their 29 points in the final quarter to subdue a frenzied comeback from Alex Cabagnot and the rest of Batang Pier....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||1||8||0.111|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||7th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||5th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||2||12||0.143||10th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||1||13||0.071||10th|