2016-2017 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Cruz (16.50)
RPG: B. Belga (7.50)
APG: D. Maiquez (4.00)
SPG: M. Ahanmisi (1.50)
BPG: J. Ponferada (2.50)

December 04, 2016 6:45PM
Mall of Asia Arena
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Yap, David with contrasting debuts for new teams

December 01, 2016

Gary David and James Yap. PBA IMAGESANTIPOLO—Veterans James Yap and Gary David both made their debuts for their respective new teams, Rain or Shine and Mahindra, but the 105-83 score wasn’t the only margin worth noting.

Yap was on the winning side as his Elasto Painters walloped David’s Floodbuster in a game which also became historic for the former poster boy of the Star franchise.

At the 6:14 mark of the third quarter, Yap scored his 1,000th career three-pointer.

Yap finished with 10 points in the victory while David scored a measly point in the loss....

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Moving on from Star, Yap scores 10 in Rain or Shine debut

December 01, 2016

James Yap. PBA IMAGESANTIPOLO—-James Yap’s shocking move to Rain or Shine may still ring a different tune to spectators, but the man himself is perfectly at ease with his new orchestra.

The former poster boy of the Star franchise, who had 10 points in his debut for the Elastopainters and made his 1,001st career triple, said he’s moved on from his past club.

“Naka-move on na ako (I have moved on),” said Yap Wednesday at Ynares Center. “Sa buhay basketball hindi naman natin hawak ang mga ganyang bagay. (That’s the basketball life, we don’t have control on these types of things).”...

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Rain or Shine dumps Mahindra for second win

December 01, 2016

 Jericho Cruz led the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters with 15 points en route to a convincing victory over the Mahindra Floodbuster. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA, Philippines — The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters notched their second win of the season after beating the Mahindra Floodbuster 105-83 in the PBA Philippine Cup at Ynares Center in Antipolo City on Wednesday.

Jericho Cruz scored 15 points and fellow guard Maverick Ahanmisi had 14 as the Elasto Painters won their second straight blowout game.

Rain or Shine, which routed Talk N Text by 14 on Nov. 23, upped its record to 2-0 and joined Blackwater atop the standings....

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PBA collects P38k in fines after first week of Season 42

November 30, 2016

Asi Taulava. PBA Media BureauThe PBA has just ushered in its 42nd season but that didn’t prevent the league from collecting P38,000 in fines from eight players and one coach for their different infractions during the first week of the Oppo Philippine Cup.

NLEX big man Enrico Villanueva got the heftiest fine of P15,000 for a flagrant foul penalty one on rookie Carl Bryan Cruz and his “sarcastic and disrespectful on-court behaviour” during their game versus Alaska last week.

His teammate Eman Monfort was also slapped with a P10,000 penalty for “committing an injurious contact” again on Cruz....

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Racela not surprised to see rookies from FEU shine in PBA

November 29, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – Very few people were surprised when Mac Belo quickly established himself as a primetime player for the Blackwater Elite. After all, he was generally regarded as the most PBA-ready of all the rookies in the 2016 Draft.

Belo had 17 points and nine rebounds in his debut for the Elite, a 94-87 win over the Phoenix Fuel Masters. In his second game, he scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, sparking Blackwater's 86-84 win over the Meralco Bolts.

The former Far Eastern University (FEU) forward was promptly named the PBA Player of the Week. ...

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2016-2017 Philippine Cup 2 0 1.000
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 5 7 0.417 9th
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 16 7 0.696 Champions
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 12 7 0.632 3rd
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 9 7 0.562 3rd
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 15 7 0.682 Runn er-up
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