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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: J. Devance (13.42)
RPG: M. Pingris (8.90)
APG: J. Devance (3.50)
SPG: M. Barroca (1.25)
BPG: M. Pennisi (1.50)

December 11, 2014 7:00PM
Cuneta Astrodome
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MB 18 35 56 77
PSH 19 30 48 65
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Pingris' promise: Purefoods will come back strong next conference

December 13, 2014

Marc Pingris of Purefoods Star looks to get the ball in the post. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanMarc Pingris vowed that the Purefoods will be back stronger next conference now that they remember what it feels to lose.

"Masakit din sa amin dahil first time din namin hindi nakapasok ngayon," he told reporters in the locker room after the Hotshots lost to Meralco Bolts.

Purefoods had won the last four PBA championship titles, only to fall to the Bolts in the quarterfinal round of the Philippine Cup playoffs.

"Promise namin na itong pagkatalo namin na to ito 'yung magpapalakas sa amin next conference," said Pingris, who scored five points against the Bolts....

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Purefoods superstar James Yap rues absence of Ian Sangalang, slow start as Hotshots bow out

December 13, 2014

James Yap of Purefoods Star. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanThe Purefoods Star Hotshots saw their string of four consecutive championships snapped on Thursday and superstar James Yap believes the absence of sophomore Ian Sangalang had a big part in their inability to keep the run going.

They have dominated the league in the recent past, winning the Grand Slam last season and making eight consecutive semifinal appearances but were knocked out of contention in the 2014 PBA Philippine Cup on Thursday by a team they’ve been so used to beating in the playoffs – the Meralco Bolts.

“Malaking bagay yung pagkawala ni Ian. Iba rin kasi kapag andun siya,” Yap told a small group of sportswriters after the loss....

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Top PBA teams in pursuit of World Peace

December 13, 2014

The former Ron Artest, now Metta World Peace. Philippine Star File photoMANILA, Philippines – Two top PBA teams are reportedly in hot pursuit of former NBA player Metta World Peace as their import for the next conference.

World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, hinted on Thursday that is he bound for Manila in one of his Twitter posts.

PBA import agent Sheryl Reyes confirmed to that World Peace will be available to fly by February and can play as a replacement import....

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Meralco ends Purefoods' reign, sets up KO showdown vs Alaska

December 12, 2014

 Sean Anthony puts a body on PJ Simon Photo by KC CruzThe Meralco Bolts knocked out Purefoods of the Philippine Cup playoffs, 77-65, ending the Hotshots' string of four straight PBA titles on Thursday at Cuneta Astrodome.

"Huge win for Meralco's program," said coach Norman Black, who took over the Bolts before the season. "For 12 hours, I just want to enjoy this victory."

With the victory, the Bolts set up a knockout showdown against the Alaska Aces for a spot in the semifinals....

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Ex-NBA star Metta World Peace to play in PBA?

December 12, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Former LA Laker Ron Artest, now known as Metta World Peace, has his sights on the Philippines.

The 2004 NBA Best Defender signified his intent to visit the Philippines through his official Twitter account.

The former NBA player was apparently referring to the Philippine Basketball Association when he mentioned the Philippine Basketball League....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
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
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 15 9 0.625 Champions
2011-2012 Philippine Cup 10 6 0.625 5th