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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Fajardo (19.00)
RPG: J. Fajardo (12.50)
APG: M. Lassiter (3.00)
SPG: C. Ross (1.50)
BPG: J. Fajardo (3.00)

November 02, 2014 3:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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PBA to allow Asian players as 2nd imports in Governors' Cup

October 31, 2014

The PBA has approved the proposal to allow Asian cagers to play for the local teams as imports in the 2015 Governors' Cup.

The decision was made final after a unanimous agreement in the PBA Board of Governors' meeting on Thursday, according to the league's official website.

"This is clearly experimental on the part of the PBA, with the end in view of maximizing the marketing value of the PBA, not just within the country, but within the region," said PBA commissioner Chito Salud.

The Asian players will serve as second imports for the 12 teams competing in the last conference of the season. Tapping their services is optional....

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‘Lalo kang gumagaling ah’: Marc Pingris happy with vast improvement of Gilas buddy June Mar Fajardo

October 28, 2014

June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel goes strong to the basket against Allein Maliksi of Purefoods. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanPurefoods Star hotshots defensive ace Marc Pingris could only watch from the bench as San Miguel Beermen’s prized big man June Mar Fajardo scorched the defending PBA Philippine Cup champions in an 87-80 win on Sunday.

Fajardo, the league’s reigning Most Valuable Player, threw his height and heft around the decimated Purefoods frontline and posted 22 points and 15 rebounds to give Beermen its second straight win and keep the Hotshots winless in two games.

After the game, Pingris, who was still resting from his grueling stint with the Philippine national men’s basketball team, approached his Gilas Pilipinas buddy Fajardo at center court as they hugged and acknowledged each other....

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Pingris happy to see June Mar's improvement but promises: 'Tatalunin namin 'yan'

October 28, 2014

San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo was brilliant on Sunday, scoring 22 points, grabbing 15 rebounds, and block six blocks in 38 minutes to lead the Beermen to victory ove Purefoods.

And even though the win came at the expense of his team, Marc Pingris couldn't help but admire his Gilas Pilipinas buddy's performance.

"Unang-una sa lahat talagang masaya ako sa tinatakbo ng career ni June Mar ngayon," said Pingris, who is still on break after his stint in the national team....

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San Miguel Beer holds off shorthanded Purefoods

October 27, 2014

June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel (dark) vs Yousif Taha and Joe Devance of Purefoods (light). PBA IMAGE by Nuki SabioMANILA, Philippines — San Miguel Beer withstood a late push by Purefoods to win, 87-80, in the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

June Mar Fajardo collected 22 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks for the Beermen while Marc Pingris, perhaps the only guy who could possibly contain him, watched helplessly on the Star Hotshots bench.

“It’s a good win for us because we beat last season’s finalists. It’s an indication that our team is on the right track,” said SMB head coach Leo Austria, whose squad improved to 2-0 after beating Rain or Shine in its first game while sending Purefoods to a 0-2 start....

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Longtime teammates Terrence Romeo, RR Garcia now rivals on the court

October 27, 2014

 RR Garcia and Terrence Romeo face off. KC CruzFor the first time in the PBA, longtime teammates RR Garcia and Terrence Romeo faced each other on the court when Barako Bull Energy and Globalport Batang Pier clashed on Sunday.

The two cagers had played together for Far Eastern University in the UAAP before getting drafted by GlobalPort, where they remained backcourt mates last year.

"S'yempre, professional naman kami, hindi naman habambuhay magkakampi kami," said Garcia, who was traded to Barako for Keith Jensen last June that caused the back court duo to go their separate ways....

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