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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Fajardo (18.62)
RPG: J. Fajardo (12.46)
APG: C. Lutz (3.77)
SPG: C. Ross (1.85)
BPG: J. Fajardo (2.23)

December 23, 2014 7:00PM
Mall of Asia Arena
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Talk ‘N Text’s Alapag on June Mar’s growth: ‘It’s great for Philippine basketball, not great for us’

December 22, 2014

June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer scores over Jay Washington of Talk 'N Text. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanThe way San Miguel’s June Mar Fajardo is playing right now, even the most established of PBA stars have recognized the dominance of the league’s reigning MVP.

Jimmy Alapag, Fajardo’s teammate with the Philippine national men’s basketball team and a PBA veteran of 11 years, has watched the transformation of Fajardo with his own eyes.

Fajardo showed his talents once again on Sunday – this time with an impressive 11-for-11 performance from the free throw line – as he helped the Beermen go up 2-0 over Alapag’s Talk ‘N Text squad.

“I think part of that, was I think, June Mar’s experience internationally at the World stage. When he shoots free throws here now, it looks like he’s a 90-percent free throw shooter,” Alapag told a small group of sportswriters....

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‘Championship muna’: San Miguel star June Mar Fajardo leading BPC race but out for team success

December 22, 2014

June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesReigning PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo is making another strong push for the Best Player of the Conference award but the Cebuano slotman is out for something more than an individual award.

“Gusto kong mag-champion, gusto naming mag-champion. Kailangan mag-stick kami sa goal na yun,” Fajardo said.

Fajardo leads the BPC derby of the ongoing Philippine Cup. He was the best scorer, rebounder and shot blocker in the tournament, averaging 18.9 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.25 blocks....

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Jong Uichico disappointed in officiating in loss to former team: ‘It’s a given playing against San Miguel’

December 22, 2014

Talk 'N Text head coach Jong Uichico. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesIn his 15-year coaching career, veteran coach Jong Uichico has experienced almost everything – including being on either side of the officiating.

On Sunday’s Game Two of the Philippine Cup semifinals, the current Talk ‘N Text coach felt that some of the calls went against his team in the loss, one that dug them into a 2-0 deficit in the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals.

“Every game is a must-win in a best-of-seven semifinals series. Game One is a must-win, Game Two is a must-win. Game Three is a must-win. Let’s just hope that the refs do a better job,” Uichico told a small group of sportswriters after emerging from the locker room....

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Cabagnot leads San Miguel to 2-0 lead against Talk n' Text

December 22, 2014

 Alex Cabagnot had 21 points to lead the San Miguel Beermen against the Talk n' Text Tropang Texters Photo by KC CruzAlex Cabagnot had 21 points to lead the San Miguel Beermen to an 87-81 victory over the Talk n' Text Tropang Texters on Sunday at the MOA Arena in Pasay City.

With the win, the Beermen now enjoy a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven series.

"It's a nice game; fortunately we were able to snag this one. Their [TNT's] level of offense and defense was really different," said San Miguel head coach Leo Austria. "Our team didn't give up, their composure is always there, they mean business talaga."...

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June Mar Fajardo leading Best Player of the Conference candidate; Calvin Abueva second

December 22, 2014

June Mar Fajardo and Calvin Abueva leads the BPC Race. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanSan Miguel Beermen’s prized center June Mar Fajardo is poised to take home another Best Player of the Conference award in the PBA Philippine Cup after leading all players in the statistical race.

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....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 11 2 0.846
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