2016-2017 Commissioners' Cup


Team Leaders

PPG: D. Greene (26.60)
RPG: D. Greene (13.60)
APG: J. Castro (7.33)
SPG: D. Greene (1.20)
BPG: L. Amundson (2.00)


May 05, 2017 7:00PM
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Ginebra clamps down on defense to snap TNT's streak

April 24, 2017

 Clamping down on defense, the Gin Kings only allowed TNT to score 28 points in the final 24 minutes on their way to a fourth straight win. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN SportsMANILA -- (UPDATED) One streak had to end Sunday night and unfortunately for TNT, its five-game run came to screeching halt.

Barangay Ginebra flipped the switch in the second half, scoring a convincing 107-89 victory over the KaTropa in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Big Dome.

Clamping down on defense, the Gin Kings only allowed TNT to score 28 points in the final 24 minutes on their way to a fourth straight win.

Entering the annual All-Star break, Ginebra now holds a 4-1 record, good for third place behind idle Meralco and San Miguel Beer....

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Ginebra tackles TNT in battle between 2 teams on a roll

April 23, 2017

 How well Ginebra's locals play seems to depend on how Justin Brownlee performs. Courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA – Barangay Ginebra will put its winning streak on the line against an equally red-hot TNT squad in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at Araneta Coliseum on Sunday.

The Ginebra-TNT game is at 6:45 p.m., after Mahindra and GlobalPort, 2 teams at the bottom of the standings, raise the curtain at 4:30 p.m.

Ginebra had to grind it out in the second half before securing a 101-92 win against NLEX on Wednesday, its 3rd straight victory....

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Tautuaa ‘getting better’ as he recovers from rib injury

April 22, 2017

Moala Tautuaa of TNT. PBA IMAGESTNT forward Moala Tautuaa sat out three of the KaTropa’s five games in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup and it took a month before the 6-foot-7 big man was finally able to play.

Tautuaa, who suffered a bruised rib in practice, played solid minutes off the bench for TNT in his return, finishing with seven points and seven rebounds in theor 109-88 win over GLobalPort.

“My first game was okay, but I’m still a little tentative and I don’t think I’m a hundred a percent again,” said Tautuaa Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “I’m still getting hit in practice but the ribs are getting better, I’m getting better.”...

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TNT uses balanced attack to blow out GlobalPort

April 22, 2017

 Roger Pogoy scored 10 points in a productive outing for TNT on Friday. Courtesy of the PBA Media BureauDonte Green scored 33 points and TNT used a balanced attack to blow out GlobalPort 109-88 in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at Araneta Coliseum on Friday.

Jayson Castro added 15 points, 4 assists and 2 blocks on an efficient night from the field (6 of 9 field goals), helping TNT up its record to 5-1 for solo 3rd in the standings.

The game was close in the 1st half, but the KaTropa never felt they were threatened....

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TNT not taking struggling GlobalPort for granted

April 21, 2017

 Jayson Castro is again expected to lead TNT against GlobalPort on Friday. PBA ImagesMANILA — GlobalPort may be near the bottom of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup standings, but TNT coach Nash Racela maintains the Batang Pier remain a threat.

Racela, whose 3rd-ranked KaTropa team will battle the lowly Batang Pier on Friday at Araneta Coliseum, said there is no easy game for them as the eliminations near its halfway mark.

“It’s good to be where we are right now but the tough challenges are ahead of us,” Racela said in the PBA website....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2016-2017 Commissioners' Cup 5 2 0.714
2016-2017 Philippine Cup 11 9 0.550 4th
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 12 4 0.750 3rd
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 7 7 0.500 6th
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 7 6 0.538 6th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 5 6 0.455 10th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 16 7 0.696 Champions
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 10 7 0.588 4th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 10 5 0.667 3rd
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 14 3 0.824 Runner-up