Columbian Autocar Corporation, Ever Bilena Cosmetics, Inc. and Metro Pacific, three companies who have expressed intention of joining the PBA, will have to wait until April to know whether or not they will be accepted as new members in Asia’s pioneering professional league.
PBA commissioner Chito Salud said in an informal press conference on Thursday that the three companies, whose teams are applying to become expansion ball clubs in the league, have already submitted their letter of intent to join.
“The PBA Office, as of yesterday (Wednesday), has received three formal letters of intent to join the PBA next season as expansion teams, meaning new franchises, namely in order of their submission, first, Columbian Autocar Corporation, which is Kia Team, number two is the Ever Bilena Cosmetics, Inc., which is known as Blackwater Sports and number three, just yesterday, the Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, which will be using NLEX Road Warriors as its team name,” said Salud.
Columbian Autocar Corporation, distributor of Kia Motors in the Philippines, and Ever Bilena, Inc., owner of Blackwater Sports in the D-League, have already complied with the documents requested by the Office of the Commissioner....
“I’m happy and proud of them,” Fernandez told InterAksyon.com. “Siguro it’s about time na rin to move up to the PBA.”
Fernandez led the squad to five championships in six conferences as the Road Warriors established a dynasty in the D-League....
NLEX, one of the powerhouse-champion squads in the PBA D-League, is making a jump to the big league as it submitted a letter of intent to the PBA on Wednesday.
“The PBA Office as of yesterday [Wednesday] has received three formal letters of intent to join the PBA next season as expansion teams/new franchise,” PBA Commissioner Chito Salud said....
The Mixers’ organization gave back to their loyal fans, who helped them rally in the PBA Philippine Cup, Thursday night in a victory party held at the San Miguel Corporation compound in Ortigas.
The impact of the fans on San Mig’s campaign was not lost on head coach Tim Cone as the Mixers turned a seemingly-doomed 1-5 record to a shimmering trophy....
Blackwater Sports owner Dioceldo Sy was present on opening day of the PLDT Home TVolution Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena after submitting required documents for his company’s application to join the league.
The head of Ever Bilena Cosmetics, Inc. told InterAksyon.com that he is hoping to join the PBA as a new team.
“That’s what we want. We want to come in as an expansion team because the league opened its doors for expansion so this is the best time to join the PBA,” Sy said in an exclusive interview....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||0||0||0.000|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||17||13||0.567||Champions|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||14||8||0.636||Champions|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||11||10||0.524||3rd|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||13||8||0.619||3rd|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||13||9||0.591||Runner-up|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||15||9||0.625||Champions|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||10||6||0.625||5th|
|2010-2011 Governors' Cup||5||8||0.385||6th|
|2010-2011 Commissioners' Cup||4||5||0.444||7th|