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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Fajardo (16.00)
RPG: A. Santos (12.00)
APG: C. Lutz (3.00)
SPG: C. Ross (1.00)
BPG: D. Kramer (1.00)

October 26, 2014 5:15PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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San Miguel coach Leo Austria on changing Beermen’s system: ‘The old one wasn’t working’

October 22, 2014

San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos. Sports5 file/Paul Ryan TanNew San Miguel coach Leo Austria was given authority to shelve the team’s old system for a new one and it looks like the Beermen are taking to the coach’s new system just fine.

“We’ve been criticized the previous years because they’re expecting a lot from our team,” Austria told sportswriters after leading his team to a win in first game back as PBA head coach.

“But hindi nangyayari yung expectations nila. I hope this time, it’s going to be a good start for us.”

Despite owning probably one of the most talented line ups in the league, the Beermen underachieved the previous years. That’s why Austria made sure to install a system that would work well with the strengths of the team....

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Balanced San Miguel Beer opens with win over Rain or Shine

October 22, 2014

 Arwind Santos showcased stellar form for the Beermen. KC CruzArwind Santos scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead a balanced offensive attack that gave San Miguel Beer an 87-79 victory over Rain or Shine on Tuesday in the 2015 Philippine Cup at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Reigning Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Beermen, while wingmen Marcio Lassiter and Chris Lutz added 13 and 11 points, respectively.

The result gave new coach Leo Austria a victory in his first game at the helm of the Beermen in the PBA. Austria, who also had previous coaching stints at Shell and Welcoat, previously led a team carrying the San Miguel Beer brand to a title in the ASEAN Basketball League....

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PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo making sacrifices to win ultimate prize: ‘Gusto namin ng championship’

October 22, 2014

San Miguel Beer's June Mar Fajardo. Sports5 file/Pranz Kaeno BillonesSan Miguel center June Mar Fajardo is keeping his eyes on the prize.

While most of his teammates on the Philippine national men’s basketball team took short breaks after their international campaign, Fajardo, the reigning PBA MVP, buckled down to work almost immediately.

That’s a price he says he’s more than willing to pay, especially if it translates to the one thing he’s trying to accomplish – a PBA championship....

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Elasto Painters, Beermen collide as PBA resumes

October 21, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — Rain or Shine and San Miguel Beer collide in an early meeting between the two powerhouse squads in the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations Tuesday even as retooled Globalport tests newcomer NLEX in an interesting doubleheader at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

The Elasto Painters, runners-up to eventual Grand Slam champion San Mig Coffee, now Purefoods, last season, and the Beermen slug it out in the 7 p.m. contest for the right to join rookie team KIA and Barangay Ginebra for the early lead.

The Elasto Painters will be starting a fresh era with former Rookie of the Year Paul Lee as they try to get off to a good start in a campaign to win a first all-Filipino crown for mercurial head coach Yeng Guiao....

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More than 50,000 jam PH Arena for PBA opener

October 20, 2014

52,612 people packed the Philippine Arena during the 4th PBA Opening Ceremonies. MarquezMANILA, Philippines – It’s been said that basketball unites the Philippines and Manny Pacquiao can, well, unite the Philippines.

And when the Philippines’ favorite pastime and the Philippines’ favorite boxer converge in one place, thousands of souls will naturally go to it.

And that place is the Philippine Arena and that event is the opener for the 40th season of the PBA wherein 52,612 people crammed the largest indoor arena in the world....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 1 0 1.000
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 5 5 0.500 5th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 7 4 0.636 5th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 13 8 0.619 4th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 15 6 0.714 Runner-up
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 8 8 0.500 6th
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 6 9 0.400 7th
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 6 8 0.429 5th
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 3 6 0.333 9th
2011-2012 Philippine Cup 14 9 0.609 3rd