2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: W. Chism (29.86)
RPG: R. Jackson (16.20)
APG: R. Jackson (3.40)
SPG: W. Chism (2.00)
BPG: R. Jackson (1.80)

March 31, 2015 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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PBA suspends referee after non-call late in ROS-Ginebra tiff

March 30, 2015

PBA Commissioner Chito Salud on Saturday suspended a referee for the remainder of the conference after missing a crucial call in the final seconds of a quarterfinals game between Rain or Shine and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel.

In a statement released on Sunday, Salud said upon review, a 24-second shot clock violation should have been called with 8.7 seconds left on the game clock.

Had the whistle was blown it would’ve prevented a breakaway layup by the Elasto Painters’ Jeff Chan with 4.6 ticks left that proved to be the game-winning basket.

“A closer look at the play shows that Jeff Chan tapped the ball from Michael Dunigan with .2 second left on the shot clock. When the ball was tapped away from the hands of Dunnigan, this in itself did not constitute a loss of possession on the part of the offensive team and therefore did not stop the shot clock from counting down,” the statement read....

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Raymond Almazan says MOA Arena brings out his A-game

March 30, 2015

Raymond Alazan of Rain or Shine. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesJeff Chan trended on Twitter on Saturday night after draining a clutch trey and scoring the game-winning fastbreak layup off a steal to give Rain or Shine a win against Ginebra.

There was one more person, however, who helped the Elasto Painters withstand the Gin Kings' onslaught: Raymond Almazan.

The sophomore big man, who was given Best Player honors, credited his impressive outing to the effect of the Mall of Asia Arena on his performance....

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No. 8 Ginebra not an easy assignment for top seed Rain or Shine, says coach Yeng Guiao

March 29, 2015

Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesWhen Rain or Shine clinched the No. 1 seed after the elimination round, they were supposed to be rewarded with a twice-to-beat advantage and a relatively easier quarterfinal pairing.

But easy is not a word that can describe their series against No. 8 Barangay Ginebra, even if it did end in one game.

“Swerte lang. We got lucky,” Guiao told sportswriters after the game....

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Chan steals one for Rain or Shine, eliminates Ginebra in Comm’s Cup

March 29, 2015

Jeff Chan of Rain or Shine (dark) vs Mark Caguioa of Ginebra (light). PBA IMAGE by Nuki SabioMANILA, Philippines—Rain or Shine overcame a hostile Ginebra team—and a hostile Ginebra crowd—92-91, eliminating PBA’s most famous team in the Commissioner’s Cup playoffs on Saturday evening at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Jeff Chan got into a gem of a defensive moment as he stole the ball from Ginebra import Michael Dunigan at the end of the shot clock and drove to his own basket for the game-winning layup with 4.9 seconds left in the game.

Painters head coach Yeng Guiao was “glad” that their one-game playoff with Ginebra was over and, he said, they all got lucky....

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Belga, Ginebra meet again as Rain or Shine guns for semis spot

March 28, 2015

Beau Belga and Paul Lee of Rain or Shine. Sports5/Paolo PapaThe Barangay versus The Villain, Part Two.

Beau Belga and the twice-to-beat Rain or Shine Elasto Painters renew their rivalry with Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, this time with much more at stake as they clash in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.

Rain or Shine and Ginebra collide at 5:15 p.m. after the curtain-raiser between twice-to-beat Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters and Barako Bull Energy at 3 p.m. Both games will be aired live on TV5....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 9 3 0.750
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 11 6 0.647 3rd
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 12 8 0.600 Runner-up
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 7 8 0.467 3rd
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 18 8 0.692 Runner-up
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 7 7 0.500 4th
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 9 7 0.562 5th
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 15 12 0.556 Runner-up
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 14 7 0.667 Champions
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 3 6 0.333 8th