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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: R. Almazan (12.00)
RPG: R. Almazan (11.00)
APG: J. Quiñahan (4.00)
SPG: T. Tang (1.00)
BPG: J. Cruz (1.00)

October 24, 2014 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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Yeng Guiao rues Rain or Shine’s 15 missed free throws: ‘Can’t control bad calls but we had control of this’

October 22, 2014

Coach Yeng Guiao of Rain or Shine. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesRain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao rued his team’s missed opportunities from the free throw line during their loss to San Miguel on Tuesday, pointing that out as the reason why they were unable to come away with the win.

The Elasto Painters missed 15 out of their 31 attempts from the free throw line, proving too much for them to overcome in an 87-79 loss in their PBA Philippine Cup opener.

“We had a chance to win the game after we kept it close in the fourth quarter. The real culprit was that we had too many missed free throws,” Guiao told a small group of sportswriters after the game.

“If we had made six or seven free throws more from the 15 free throws that we missed, it would have changed the complexion.”...

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Paul Lee unsure for Rain or Shine's next game after knee injury

October 22, 2014

 Paul Lee in action against San Miguel Beer. Nuki Sabio After badly hurting his knee against San Miguel Beermen on Tuesday, Rain or Shine guard Paul Lee is still unsure whether he will play in his team's next game against Blackwater Elite.

Lee landed badly after colliding with Chris Ross in the first quarter, forcing him to sit on the bench the rest of the game, which saw the Elasto Painters yielding an 87-79 result to the taller Beermen.

"Tinamaan talaga 'yung patella ko sa harapan. Pero wala naman akong narinig na tumunog or something," Lee said....

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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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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 0 1 0.000
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
2011-2012 Philippine Cup 14 9 0.609 4th