2014-2015 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: M. Blakely (22.57)
RPG: M. Blakely (13.14)
APG: M. Blakely (4.07)
SPG: M. Blakely (2.79)
BPG: M. Blakely (2.71)

July 03, 2015 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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AA 23 47 71 95
PSH 23 41 58 74
Best Player/s: Siverino Baclao 10pts 5rebs 5/5FG

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Alaska guns for commanding 2-0 lead over Star in Game 2

July 03, 2015

Imports Romeo Travis of Alaska and Marqus Blakely of Star Hotshots battle for the rebound. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanThe Alaska Aces try to move a step closer to a finals berth as they aim for a 2-0 lead over the Star Hotshots in Game Two of their best-of-seven PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals duel on Friday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Alaska and Star tussle at 7 p.m. live on TV5.

The Aces displayed their never-quit attitude in Game One, climbing back from an 18-point deficit in the first half to take Game One from Star, 97-91, last Wednesday.

Import Romeo Travis led the Aces charge with 28 points and 10 boards while JVee Casio added 18 markers....

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Series far from over, Casio warns after Alaska's Game 1 win

July 03, 2015

Alaska's JV Casio attempts a three pointer against Star Hotshot's Mark Barroca. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.comMANILA, Philippines – The Alaska Aces may have drawn first blood after a stunning come-from-behind victory over the Star Hotshots in Game 1 of their semi-finals series, but lead guard JV Casio was quick to warn that they cannot celebrate yet.

Down by as much as 18 points, the Aces put together one of their trademark comebacks and downed the Hotshots, 97-91, to take a 1-0 lead in their best-of-five series in the Governors' Cup semifinals.

"Important naman 'yung Game 1," said Casio to PBA.ph. "You always want to get ahead, but it's not over and done with."...

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Pingris laments Star's collapse vs Alaska: 'Kahit inter-barangay puwede kaming talunin'

July 02, 2015

Marc Pingris of Star Hotshots looks at irate head coach Tim Cone. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesThe Star Hotshots became the latest victim of Alaska's fierce second half comeback on Wednesday night, losing grip of an 18-point lead to bow to the Aces in Game One of their Governors' Cup semifinals series.

The two-time defending champions were comfortably ahead, 51-36, at halftime and looked like a well-oiled machine against the struggling number one seed. But the Hotshots fell prey to Alaska's pivotal 34-point third quarter explosion.

Defensive anchor Marc Pingris said the Hotshots lost their composure when the gritty Aces made their run, lamenting the team's lack of discipline in such pressure situations....

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Aces battle Cone, Hotshots as PBA semis begin

July 01, 2015

Star Hotshots and Alaska Aces begin their Semifinals series. Inquirer.net photoTIM CONE going up against his former longtime team is always a compelling angle in any series.

What makes this one doubly interesting is the fact that Cone’s Star Hotshots are clinging to the last title they won in a Grand Slam feat last season while his former team, Alaska, is trying to blaze a new trail of success under a new mentor.

And that is what Alaska coach Alex Compton hopes to achieve starting today when the elimination-round topnotcher Aces battle the Hotshots in Game 1 of their best-of-five Final Four series in the PBA Governors’ Cup....

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James Yap says Abueva has mellowed down

July 01, 2015

Calvin Abueva of Alaska scores over Greg Slaughter of Brgy. Ginebra. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanMANILA, Philippines – A bruising semifinal series between Star and Alaska is in the offing starting Wednesday, with the Aces’ flamboyant forward Calvin Abueva expected to be at the middle of it all.

But Hotshots superstar James Yap believes the “Beast” has mellowed down in his third season a pro.

“Di ko na iniitindi si Calvin, mabait naman iyan. Actually si Abueva, mas mabait na ngayon,” Yap told Philstar.com just before the team’s practice at Ronac gym in San Juan....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 8 7 0.533
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
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 13 9 0.591 Runner-up