2011 PBA Commissioner's Cup

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2011 PBA Commissioner's Cup
Pba commcup 11.jpg
Duration February 18 – May 8, 2011
TV partner/s Solar Sports (Studio 23)
Basketball TV (Local)
The Filipino Channel (International)
Finals
Champions Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
  runners-up Barangay Ginebra Kings
Awards
Best Player Jimmy Alapag (Talk 'N Text)
Best Import Nate Brumfield (Barangay Ginebra)
Finals MVP Jayson Castro and Jimmy Alapag
Commissioner's Cup
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2012 →

The 2011 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner's Cup is the second conference of the 2010–11 PBA season. The tournament began on February 18 and ended on May 8, 2011. The tournament is an import-laden format, which requires an import or a pure-foreign player for each team and with a height limit of 6-foot-4. Defending 2002 champions Barako Bull Energy Boosters took a leave of absence during this conference. Replacing them was the Smart Gilas Philippine national team.

The Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters won their fourth and first back to back championship, defeating the Barangay Ginebra Kings, 4–2.

Format[edit]

The following format will be observed for the duration of the conference:[1][2]

  • Single-round robin eliminations; 9 games per team; Teams are then seeded by basis on win-loss records. Ties are broken among points differences of the tied teams.
  • The top two teams after the elimination round will automatically advance to the semifinals.
  • The next four teams will play in a best of three quarterfinals series for the two last berths in the semifinals. Matchups are:
    • QF1: #3 team vs. #6 team
    • QF2: #4 team vs. #5 team
  • The winners of the quarterfinals will challenge the top two teams in a best-of-five semifinals series. Matchups are:
    • SF1: #1 vs. QF2
    • SF2: #2 vs. QF1
  • The winners in the semifinals advance to the best of seven Finals.

Elimination round[edit]

Team standings[edit]

  y  – clinched outright semifinals,   x  – clinched quarterfinals,   e  – eliminated

2011 PBA Commissioner's Cup
# Team W L PCT GB Tie
1 y-Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 8 1 .889
2 y-Smart Gilas 7 2 .777 1
3 x-Barangay Ginebra Kings 5 4 .556 3 +12
4 x-Air21 Express 5 4 .556 3 −4
5 x-Alaska Aces 5 4 .556 3 −8
6 x-Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 4 5 .444 4 +1
7 e-B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados 4 5 .444 4 −1
8 e-Meralco Bolts 3 6 .333 5
9 e-Powerade Tigers 2 7 .222 6 +8
10 e-San Miguel Beermen 2 7 .222 6 −8


Schedule[edit]

Correct as of April 6, 2011[3][4]

Win
Loss
OT win
OT loss
Team Game number
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Air21 SMB DAL TNT SG BGK ROS MER PWT ALA
Alaska PWT BGK SG SMB DAL TNT MER ROS A21
B-Meg Derby Ace ROS PWT A21 BGK ALA MER SG SMB TNT
Barangay Ginebra MER ALA DAL PWT A21 SMB ROS SG TNT
Meralco BGK ROS SMB TNT DAL PWT ALA A21 SG
Powerade ALA DAL TNT ROS BGK SMB MER SG A21
Rain or Shine DAL MER PWT TNT SG A21 BGK ALA SMB
San Miguel A21 MER ALA SG PWT BGK TNT DAL ROS
Smart Gilas TNT ALA A21 SMB ROS DAL PWT BGK MER
Talk 'N Text SG PWT A21 MER ROS ALA SMB DAL BGK

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Finals
                           
        1  Talk 'N Text 3  
  4  Air21 2     4  Air21 0    
  5  Alaska 1         1  Talk 'N Text 4
      3  Barangay Ginebra 2
        2  Smart Gilas 1    
  3  Barangay Ginebra 2     3  Barangay Ginebra 3  
  6  Rain or Shine 1  


Quarterfinals[edit]

Barangay Ginebra-Rain or Shine series[edit]

April 8
Barangay Ginebra Kings 100, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 91
April 10
Barangay Ginebra Kings 97, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 113
April 13
Barangay Ginebra Kings 92, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 82
Barangay Ginebra wins series, 2–1

Air21-Alaska series[edit]

April 8
Air21 Express 89, Alaska Aces 91
April 10
Air21 Express 94, Alaska Aces 84
April 13
Air21 Express 97, Alaska Aces 94
Air21 wins series, 2–1

Semifinals[edit]

Talk 'N Text-Air21 series[edit]

April 15
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 97, Air21 Express 90
April 17
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 114, Air21 Express 96
April 20
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 118, Air21 Express 104
Talk 'n Text wins series, 3–0

Smart Gilas-Barangay Ginebra series[edit]

April 15
Smart Gilas 96, Barangay Ginebra Kings 97
April 17
Smart Gilas 103, Barangay Ginebra Kings 110
April 20
Smart Gilas 100, Barangay Ginebra Kings 88
April 24
Smart Gilas 85, Barangay Ginebra Kings 92
Brgy. Ginebra wins series, 3–1

Finals[edit]

April 27
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 102, Barangay Ginebra Kings 83
April 29
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 106, Barangay Ginebra Kings 108
May 1
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 104, Barangay Ginebra Kings 88
May 4
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 91, Barangay Ginebra Kings 84
May 6
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 93, Barangay Ginebra Kings 100
May 8
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 99, Barangay Ginebra Kings 96 (OT)
Talk 'n Text wins series, 4–2

Imports[edit]

The following is the list of imports, which had played for their respective teams at least once, with the returning imports in italics. Highlighted are the imports who stayed with their respective teams for the whole conference.

Team Name Debuted Last game Record
Air21 Express United States Geremy Robinson February 25 (vs. San Miguel) March 5 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 1-2
Libya Alpha Bangura March 9 (vs. Smart Gilas) April 20 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 6-6
Alaska Aces United States LD Williams February 23 (vs. Powerade) April 13 (vs. Air21) 6-6
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados United States Rob Brown February 23 (vs. Rain or Shine) February 23 (vs. Rain or Shine) 0-1
United States Shamari Spears February 26 (vs. Powerade) March 23 (vs. Smart Gilas) 3-3
United States Courtney Beasley March 27 (vs. San Miguel) April 1 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 1-1
Barangay Ginebra Kings United States Nate Brumfield February 18 (vs. Meralco) May 8 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 12-10
Meralco Bolts United States Anthony Danridge February 18 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) March 4 (vs. San Miguel) 0-3
Nigeria Chamberlain Oguchi March 11 (vs. Talk 'N Text) April 2 (vs. Smart Gilas) 3-3
Powerade Tigers United States Russell Carter February 23 (vs. Alaska) March 11 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) 1-4
United States Martin Zeno March 16 (vs. San Miguel) April 3 (vs. Air21) 1-3
Rain or Shine Elasto Painters United States Hassan Adams February 23 (vs. B-Meg Derby Ace) April 13 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) 5-7
San Miguel Beermen United States Ira Brown February 25 (vs. Air21) March 4 (vs. Meralco) 1-1
United States David Young March 9 (vs. Alaska) April 6 (vs. Rain or Shine) 1-6
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters United States Paul Harris February 25 (vs. Smart Gilas) May 8 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) 15-3

Awards[edit]

Conference[edit]

Players of the Week[edit]

Week Player Ref.
February 21 - February 27 L.A. Tenorio (Alaska Aces) [5]
February 28 - March 6 James Yap (B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados) [6]
March 7 - March 13 Joe Devance (Alaska Aces) [7]
March 14 - March 20 Mark Caguioa (Barangay Ginebra Kings) [8]
March 21 - March 27 L.A. Tenorio (Alaska Aces)
Peter June Simon (B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados)
[9]
March 28 - April 3 Danny Seigle (Air21 Express) [10]
April 4 - April 10 Larry Rodriguez (Rain or Shine Elasto Painters)
Gabe Norwood (Rain or Shine Elasto Painters)
[11]
April 11 - April 17 Mark Caguioa (Barangay Ginebra Kings) [12]
April 18 - April 24 Jimmy Alapag (Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters) [13]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Statistics accurate as of April 3, 2011 22:00 Manila Time [14]

Locals[edit]

Category Player Team Games played Totals Average
Points per game Gary David Powerade Tigers 9 211 23.44
Rebounds per game Marc Pingris Derby Ace Llamados 9 99 11.00
Assists per game Chris Ross Meralco Bolts 9 53 5.89
Steals per game Ryan Reyes Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 9 17 1.89
Blocks per game Danny Seigle Air21 Express 6 9 1.50
Field goal percentage Ali Peek Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 9 37-58 0.638
3-pt field goal percentage Danny Seigle Air21 Express 6 7-12 0.636
Free throw percentage Joshua Urbiztondo Air21 Express 8 10-10 2.000
Minutes per game Marcio Lassiter Smart Gilas 9 360 40.00

Imports[edit]

Category Player Team Games played Totals Average
Points per game Chamberlain Oguchi Meralco Bolts 6 184 30.70
Rebounds per game Marcus Douthit Smart Gilas 8 146 18.30
Assists per game Russell Carter Powerade Tigers 5 27 5.40
Steals per game Nate Brumfield Brgy. Ginebra Kings 9 24 2.70
Blocks per game Marcus Douthit Smart Gilas 8 26 3.30
Field goal percentage Marcus Douthit Smart Gilas 8 69-126 0.548
3-pt field goal percentage Chamberlain Oguchi Meralco Bolts 6 30-75 0.400
Free throw percentage Chamberlain Oguchi Meralco Bolts 6 38-46 0.826
Minutes per game Chamberlain Oguchi Meralco Bolts 6 256 42.70

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