2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: R. Howell (20.50)
RPG: R. Howell (19.62)
APG: J. Alapag (5.33)
SPG: D. Seigle (2.00)
BPG: H. Carey (0.67)

April 11, 2014 8:00PM
Mall of Asia Arena
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GBP 19 41 67 91
TNT 22 40 63 92
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Best Player/s: Kelly Williams 16pts 11rebs 7/13FG

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Some teams take a break, others sweat

April 17, 2014

Teams that made the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup are taking advantage of the Holy Week break to either give their players time to rest or sharpen their skills in time for the big battles ahead.

Half of the eight playoff teams will have practice today (Maundy Thursday) and tomorrow (Good Friday). Others will resume training on Saturday.

One of the teams that will train during the PBA break is defending champion Alaska whose players rested Tuesday and Wednesday. Aces coach Luigi Trillo called for morning practice starting today instead of their usual 1 p.m. schedule at the Hoops gym in Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.

“We gave days off yesterday and today, then we’ll have practice Wednesday straight,” said Trillo....

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Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17

April 17, 2014

Manny Pacquiao AP FILE PHOTOHOLLYWOOD—Manny Pacquiao sure is giving serious thought to this plan of making it to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

He already has a jersey number picked out. “No. 17,” revealed the global boxing icon and congressman. Pacquiao’s birthday is Dec. 17.

“I might play in the PBA with Kia,” Pacquiao told Filipino sportswriters, confirming a story that came out in a news outlet that one of the three expansion teams accepted by the PBA would hire him....

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Despite being import-less, Texters sweep elims round with win over GlobalPort

April 12, 2014

Jayson Castro sneaks past the defense of Jondan Salvador. KC CruzEven with Richard Howell in street clothes, the Talk N' Text Tropang Texters kept their record immaculate after a 92-91 nail-biter over GlobalPort Batang Pier, Friday, to wrap up their elimination round in the 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Talk N' Text (9-0) clinched the number one seed in the postseason at the expense of winless GlobalPort (0-7).

The Texters' frontcourt managed just fine, as Ranidel De Ocampo and Kelly Williams combined for 19 of their 29 points in the final quarter to subdue a frenzied comeback from Alex Cabagnot and the rest of Batang Pier....

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Pacquiao to suit up for Kia?

April 12, 2014

Las Vegas — Manny Pacquiao is truly full of surprises. In an announcement that caught the Filipino press contingent here by, what else, surprise, Pacquiao said on Thursday that he is going to suit up for Kia Motors when the new ballclub plays in the PBA in October.

Kia was one of three teams accepted as new member of the PBA the other day.

Pacquiao, who faces Tim Bradley in a rematch this Saturday at the MGM Grand, did not disclose the details about his PBA debut but expressed excitement over the prospects of donning the jersey of the Columbian Auto-owned franchise....

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For cosmetics giant Ever Bilena, joining PBA means bang for the marketing buck

April 12, 2014

Through the years, Ever Bilena owner Dioceldo Sy carved out a reputation as a sports patron.

The cosmetics giant bankrolled teams in the Philippine Basketball League and the PBA D-League, with Sy even serving as chairman of the PBL.

On Thursday, Sy’s application to join the country’s top sports competition was approved, paving the way for his Blackwater Sports squad to enter the PBA....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 9 0 1.000
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
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 21 4 0.840 Champions
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 8 6 0.571 4th
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 13 8 0.619 Runner-up
2011-2012 Philippine Cup 19 8 0.704 Champions
2010-2011 Governors' Cup 12 8 0.600 Runner-up
2010-2011 Commissioners' Cup 15 3 0.833 Champions