2015-2016 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: D. Sutton (26.00)
RPG: M. Glover (15.00)
APG: T. Romeo (5.20)
SPG: D. Sutton (2.50)
BPG: J. Washington (1.33)

August 27, 2016 5:00PM
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Unfair to Franz

August 24, 2016

Franz Pumaren. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGlobalPort has now won two games in a row in the PBA Governors Cup from a 0-4 start and coaching consultant Franz Pumaren deserves credit for the turnaround except somebody else who’s clearly not calling the shots for the Batang Pier is the wrong man who sits on the victory table to meet the media in the press room.

On paper, Johnedel Cardel is GlobalPort’s head coach with Cholo Villanueva the lead assistant. Others in the coaching staff are Eric Gonzales, Oliver Bunyi, Senen Duenas and Erwin Sta. Maria.

But it’s clear when GlobalPort is in a timeout, Pumaren is the man in charge, the de facto head coach. Villanueva is the assistant nearest to Pumaren as his chief second during the huddles.  Cardel is far from the inner circle despite his designation. Pumaren gives the orders, makes the subs and signals for timeouts.

After GlobalPort beat Meralco, 126-123, in double overtime last Aug. 14, Cardel went to the press room to answer questions from media. He was also in the spotlight after the Batang Pier beat San Miguel Beer, 98-92, last Friday. Cardel’s presence could hardly be justified. Reporters find it difficult to fire questions at Cardel because everyone knows he’s the wrong man to ask....

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Surging GlobalPort stuns SMB

August 20, 2016

 GlobalPort stifles SMB's June Mar Fajardo. PBA Media Bureau photoGlobalport brought out the upset axe on Friday and sent San Miguel tumbling down with a 98-92 beating in the PBA Governors' Cup in Antipolo.

The Batang Pier zoomed ahead to surprise the Beermen and stood tough in the final minutes to rack a second straight win in the season-ending conference.

The victory was a fitting follow-up to their double-overtime victory over Meralco last Sunday....

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San Miguel, GlobalPort cross paths

August 19, 2016

 GlobalPort will have its hands full against San Miguel Beer. PBA Media Bureau photoSan Miguel Beer tries to get closer to the playoffs when it tackles GlobalPort in the PBA Governors' Cup on Friday.

Both teams will be coming in the 7 p.m. clash following double-overtime wins over separate foes last Sunday.

The Beermen dropped sister team Barangay Ginebra, 111-105, after two game extensions. Globalport, on the other hand, survived Meralco’s gutsy challenge to hack out a 126-123 double overtime win....

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Crack guards Thompson, Revilla among top rebounders

August 16, 2016

Scottie Thompson of Ginebra. PBA IMAGESIN A CONFERENCE dominated by imports, and in a season where big local men spell pretty much the difference for the PBA teams, two point guards have so far stood out for their respective sides in a statistical department where height is considered might.

Rookie Scottie Thompson of Barangay Ginebra and the 5-foot-7 LA Revilla of Mahindra are in the top 10 of the rebounding department among locals, joining giants like reigning two-time Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo and Asi Taulava and the workhorse Calvin Abueva.

They have so far outworked several prominent big men in that department, big men like Thompson’s teammate Japeth Aguilar, Rain or Shine’s 6-8 Raymond Almazan, the veteran Alaska Ace Sonny Thoss and highly touted top overall Draft pick Moala Tautuaa of TNT KaTropa....

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Pringle never lost confidence despite end-game woes

August 16, 2016

 Stanley Pringle made two crucial plays in the second overtime to help GlobalPort claim its first win. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN SportsMANILA, Philippines – There was no doubt in Stanley Pringle's mind, and no crack in his confidence, that he will find a way to help GlobalPort win on Sunday against Meralco, even after seeing one potential-game winner blocked, and another spin out of the rim in agonizing fashion.

The Batang Pier entered their PBA Governors' Cup game on Sunday with a 0-4 record, and with another loss, their chances of entering the playoffs would have been dimmer. They needed a win – badly, desperately, and for most of the game, they played like it.

GlobalPort led by double-digits for most of the game, bolstered by the hot shooting of Anthony Semerad, the shot-making of Terrence Romeo, and the steadiness of import Mike Glover. Pringle wasn't having his best shooting performance, but he did drain a hook shot with just 20.1 seconds to go that put them up by six points, 100-94....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 2 4 0.333
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 3 8 0.273 12th
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 10 8 0.556 4th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 7 6 0.538 5th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 4 7 0.364 10th
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 5 7 0.417 8th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 1 8 0.111 10th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 1 8 0.111 10th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 5 10 0.333 7th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 4 6 0.400 5th