2015-2016 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Yap (15.25)
RPG: R. Reavis (7.75)
APG: M. Barroca (3.25)
SPG: M. Barroca (1.25)
BPG: R. Reavis (1.00)

December 25, 2015 7:00PM
Mall of Asia Arena
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT
SH 18 37 62 80 89
BGSM 21 38 54 80 92
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Best Player/s: LA Tenorio 11pts 3rebs 6asts 3stls

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Usual suspects tipped to dominate PBA Commissioner’s Cup

February 08, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – The old league mighty powers and rulers are still the ones favored to figure prominently in the race to the top in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup that unfolds Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Talk n Text is determined to defend the crown, San Miguel Beer is raring to stretch its title run to three conferences while Alaska Milk, Rain or Shine, Barangay Ginebra and Star are teams likely to play their roles as perennial contenders.

Globalport will also be on the spotlight with Terrence Romeo, Stanley Pringle and their teammates out to prove that their fourth-place in the Philippine Cup is for real.

Not to be ruled out is a possible breakthrough by anyone among NLEX, Meralco, Blackwater, Mahindra and newcomer Phoenix Petroleum especially if they find a gem of an import for this mid-season tourney featuring reinforcements with a maximum ceiling of 6-foot-9....

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Familiar names lead stellar cast of Commissioner’s Cup imports

February 08, 2016

Balik-imports and last year's finals protagonists Wayne Chism of Rain or Shine and Ivan Johnson of Talk 'N Text. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOReigning Best Import Wayne Chism and fierce rival Ivan Johnson banner the stellar cast of reinforcements set to make waves when the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup tips off on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Chism will be hoping that the third time’s a charm as he hopes to finally bring a championship to Rain or Shine in his third tour of duty for the Elasto Painters.

But standing in his way will be 11 other imports led by Ivan Johnson, Denzel Bowles and Rob Dozier, who are also making their anticipated PBA return....

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Opening salvo: Star-Meralco; Blackwater-TNT

February 06, 2016

CAN defending champion Talk 'N Text survive in its initial outing in the PBA Commissioner's Cup next week minus its import?

The Texters will play without import Ivan Johnson as they take on Blackwater at the start of the mid-season conference this Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Johnson has been suspended for one game on top of the P50,000 in fines slapped on him for hitting Blackwater's John Paul Erram and for chasing Frank Golla during the two teams' tune-up game Tuesday at the Moro Lorenzo Gym....

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ABL mainstay completes cast of imports

February 06, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – Brian Williams, a champion import in the Asean Basketball League, is hooking up with the GlobalPort Batang Pier, completing the imports roster for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup unfolding Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Williams, who teamed up with Gabe Freeman to help the San Miguel Beermen in a title run in the ABL in 2012, flew in Thursday morning and was to attend a first practice with the Batang Pier yesterday afternoon.

 Before suiting up for the Beermen, the Bronx, New York native played for the Westports Malaysia Dragons in the previous ABL season, coming through with averages of 20 points and 14.3 rebounds....

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Cone on TV analyst gig: ‘I’m not very good at this’

January 21, 2016

Ginebra coach Tim Cone. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDon’t expect coach Tim Cone to make the trade from the sidelines to the broadcast panel anytime soon.

Taking part as a TV analyst in Game 2 of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup Finals between Alaska and San Miguel on Tuesday, the winningest coach couldn’t help but admit that talking on TV not one of his strongest suits.

In fact, he even criticized his performance as a panelist despite enjoying the experience....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 4 8 0.333 9th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 8 8 0.500 4th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 11 6 0.647 3rd
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 6 6 0.500 7th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 12 8 0.600 Champions
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 12 9 0.571 Champions
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