2016-2017 Philippine Cup


Team Leaders

PPG: A. Mallari (16.75)
RPG: A. Mallari (7.75)
APG: A. Mallari (2.00)
SPG: J. Eriobu (1.50)
BPG: A. Mallari (0.50)


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Jeric Teng vows to make most of opportunity with Mahindra

December 14, 2016

 Jeric Teng (16) made his debut for Mahindra against the San Miguel Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports.MANILA, Philippines — Jeric Teng showed promise in his debut for the Mahindra Floodbuster and the former University of Santo Tomas star vowed to continue improving as he tries to help the struggling team.

Teng spent the first three years of his PBA career with the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters but struggled to get regular minutes under coach Yeng Guiao, averaging only 3.1 points in 83 games. He was not signed to an extension in the offseason, but soon found his way to Mahindra.

He played his first game for the Floodbuster on Sunday, a 94-91 loss to San Miguel Beer, scoring three points in an eight-minute stint.

"Jeric showed a lot in these past few days, what he's capable of," said Mahindra coach Chris Gavina, who said the team signed Teng in part to make up for the absence of injured gunner Gary David. ...

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Gary David out 4 to 5 weeks with knee injury

December 14, 2016

 Gary David (13) of Mahindra defends Rain or Shine's James Yap in their PBA Philippine Cup game. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA, Philippines – The only winless team in the PBA Philippine Cup, the Mahindra Floodbuster, got another blow as veteran guard Gary David is unlikely to suit up for at least a month.

David played only one game since signing with Mahindra, and has missed their last two games, including a 91-94 setback to San Miguel Beer last Sunday.

According to Mahindra coach Chris Gavina, David has a "minor meniscus tear" in his left knee and the team is considering surgery for him....

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Jeric Teng now practicing with Mahindra

December 08, 2016

 Jeric Teng while he was still with Rain or Shine. Photo from the PBA ImagesMANILA -- Pressed to stop the bleeding in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup, Mahindra is looking to sign Jeric Teng, according to an online report.

The former University of Santo Tomas star, who recently became a free agent, was already practicing with the Floodbusters, according to a report by Spin.

Mahindra is looking for an outside threat, which is why it is looking at Teng....

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Mallari ready to take on leadership role in Mahindra

December 08, 2016

 Mahindra's Alex Mallari finds himself in a tight spot against Phoenix. Photo courtesy of PBA Media BureauMANILA, Philippines – Mahindra guard Alex Mallari is ready to take on a bigger leadership with the Floodbuster even as their team continue to struggle in the 2016-17 PBA Philippine Cup.

Mallari was traded to Mahindra from the Star Hotshots in the offseason in exchange for Aldrech Ramos. In three games so far, he has averaged 1.53 points on 44% shooting, while adding 7.67 rebounds and 1.67 assists per game, though he also commits four turnovers per contest.

Mahindra has yet to win a contest in the conference, however, having lost its first two games by an average of 22 points before settling for a 10-point loss, 104-114, to Phoenix last Sunday....

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Coach proud of Mahindra's effort, sees improvement despite loss

December 06, 2016

 Mahindra coach Chris Gavina. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN SportsMANILA, Philippines – A 10-point setback to the Phoenix Fuel Masters represented a massive step forward for a Mahindra squad that has been struggling mightily in the 2016-17 PBA All-Filipino Cup.

After losing their first two games by 22 points, the Floodbuster fought back from a 30-point fourth-quarter deficit against Phoenix and managed to get to within seven points with less than a minute left, before running out of time and settling for a 104-114 defeat.

It was the second time that they tried to mount a comeback but failed. Last Wednesday, they fell behind by 49 points to Rain or Shine, went on a 20-0 run in the third and fourth frames, and lost, 83-105. This time around, they had 21 unanswered points in the final quarter before Phoenix hit enough free throws to ice the game....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2016-2017 Philippine Cup 2 6 0.250
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 6 7 0.462 5th
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 4 7 0.364 9th
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 2 9 0.182 11th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 5 6 0.455 9th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 4 7 0.364 11th
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 1 10 0.091 11th