2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: D. Simon (24.55)
RPG: D. Simon (15.55)
APG: J. Castro (5.33)
SPG: D. Simon (1.91)
BPG: D. Simon (2.73)

April 22, 2016 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th
AA 21 53 77 99
TNT 21 37 57 81
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Best Player/s: Calvin Abueva 18pts 6rebs 7/16FG

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TNT's Castro finally gets his diploma

May 04, 2016

Jayson Castro. photo from his Instagram accountPBA superstar Jayson Castro is a living proof that it’s never too late to finish one's studies.

The 29-year-old Tropang TNT Texter has finally got his diploma years after leaving college for professional basketball.

Castro was one of Philippine Christian University’s (PCU) biggest stars in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the early 2000’s.

But when PCU was suspended from the NCAA due to irregularities in its high school team, he joined the now defunct Philippine Basketball League, before enlisting in the 2008 PBA Rookie Draft....

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After playing for Slingers, Rosales signs with PBA’s Tropang TNT

May 04, 2016

After playing for Slingers, Rosales signs with PBA’s Tropang TNTAfter carrying the fight for the Singapore Slingers in the last game of the recently concluded ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season, it did not take long before Kris Rosales received offers from multiple teams to join them.

The 19th pick of the 2015 PBA draft by Barako Bull, Rosales was left unsigned as the team suddenly traded for multiple point guards, rendering Rosales’ spot redundant. After helping the Singapore Slingers make it to the ABL Finals for the first time missing two conferences in the PBA, Rosales decided to sign a multiple year contract with Tropang TNT.

“It was difficult not being signed because I was so anxious to play in the PBA. I was only down about it for a couple days then I moved on and focused on the next part of my journey,” Rosales said....

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Jayson Castro believes chemistry could be improved for Tropang TNT: ‘Marami kaming bago ngayon’

April 25, 2016

Jayson Castro. PBA Media BureauThere was a time not too long ago when Tropang TNT was consistently contending for every title. But since its last championship in last season’s Commissioner’s Cup, they’ve failed to advance past the quarterfinal round and missed the final four in three straight conferences.

That struggle isn’t lost on Tropang TNT’s ace point guard Jayson Castro.

“Parang hirap na hirap kaming maka-semis ngayon unlike before na automatic semis kami, andun kami agad,” Castro said....

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MVP seeking to understand Tropang TNT struggles: ‘We’re trying to get to the root of it’

April 23, 2016

manny Pangilinan. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesTropang TNT team owner Manuel V. Pangilinan spoke with the management and coaching staff in a lengthy meeting on Friday night right after the team was eliminated from the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup following a best-of-three quarterfinals loss to Alaska.

For a team so accustomed to winning, the result was disappointing as Tropang TNT failed to get past the quarterfinal round for a third straight conference.

“Obviously, it was a disappointing game tonight, as it was in the second game,” Pangilinan told a small group of sportswriters....

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Tropang TNT coach Jong Uichico says team still living in Chot Reyes era: ‘They’re not there anymore’

April 23, 2016

Jong Uichico. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesTropang TNT’s bid to repeat as Commissioner’s Cup champions ended with a whimper as they were blown out by the Alaska Aces in a knockout quarterfinal game on Friday.

The defeat – in a game where they trailed by as many as 25 points – left a bitter taste in the mouth for the team’s multi-titled head coach, Jong Uichico.

“We played well in the first game, we did well in the second game, but we didn’t play at all today,” Uichico told a small group of sportswriters after the game....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 7 7 0.500
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
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 9 8 0.529 5th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 3 7 0.300 9th
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 11 10 0.524 4th