2012 PBA Commissioner's Cup

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2012 PBA Commissioner's Cup
Duration February 10 – May 6, 2012
TV partner(s) Sports5 - AKTV on IBC (Local)
Aksyon TV International (International)
Finals
Champions B-Meg Llamados
Runners-up Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
Awards
Best Player Mark Caguioa
(Barangay Ginebra Kings)
Best Import Denzel Bowles
(B-Meg Llamados)
Finals MVP James Yap
(B-Meg Llamados)
PBA Commissioner's Cup chronology
PBA conference chronology

The 2012 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner's Cup was the second conference of the 2011–12 PBA season. The tournament began on February 10 and ended on May 6, 2012. The tournament is an import-laden format, which means that a team may sign an import or a pure-foreign player for each team with no height limit.

Format[edit]

The following format was observed for the duration of the conference:[1]

  • Single-round robin eliminations; 9 games per team; Teams are then seeded by basis on win-loss records. In case of tie, playoffs will be held only for the #2 and #6 seeds.
  • 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

2012 PBA Commissioner's Cup
# Team W L PCT GB GAvg PO
1 y – Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 7 2 .778
2 y – Barangay Ginebra Kings 6 3 .667 1 0.85 Symbol confirmed.svg
3 x – B-Meg Llamados 6 3 .667 1 1.17 Symbol unrelated.svg
4 x – Alaska Aces 5 4 .556 2
5 x – Barako Bull Energy 4 5 .444 3 1.04
6 x – Meralco Bolts 4 5 .444 3 1.01 Symbol confirmed.svg
7 e – Powerade Tigers 4 5 .444 3 0.95 Symbol unrelated.svg
8 e – Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 3 6 .333 4 1.12
9 e – Petron Blaze Boosters 3 6 .333 4 1.11
10 e – Air21 Express 3 6 .333 4 0.80

Schedule[edit]

Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Air21 BBE PBB BMEG TNT ALA ROS POW MER BGK
Alaska BBE ROS BGK TNT MER A21 PBB BMEG POW
B-Meg MER BBE PBB TNT A21 BGK ALA ROS POW
Barako Bull ALA BMEG A21 ROS POW TNT MER PBB BGK
Brgy. Ginebra PBB ALA ROS POW MER BMEG TNT BBE A21
Meralco BMEG PBB TNT POW ALA BGK ROS BBE A21
Petron Blaze BGK MER BMEG A21 ROS POW ALA BBE TNT
Powerade ROS MER BBE BGK PBB TNT A21 ALA BMEG
Rain or Shine ALA POW BBE BGK PBB MER A21 BMEG TNT
Talk 'N Text MER ALA BMEG A21 BBE POW BGK ROS PBB

  Win
  Loss


Results[edit]

Team Air21 ALA BMEG BBE BGK MER PBB POW ROS TNT
Air21 88–85 79–88 97–88 87–103 91–101 88–102 92–121 83–113 89–78
Alaska 75–90 78–98 76–74 98–90 93–88 102–100* 109–102 98–110
B-Meg 88–86 109-93 96–93 77–84 96–94 95–101 96–102
Barako Bull 81–91 89–82 94–80 101–91 95–99 106–113*
Brgy. Ginebra 80–89 84–82 105–96 89–88 94–91*
Meralco 105–83 82–94 93–84 96–102*
Petron Blaze 88–98 110–103 80–107
Powerade 122–120 97–111
Rain or Shine 90–102
Talk 'N Text

  Win
  OT Win
  Loss
  OT Loss

Seeding playoffs[edit]

March 30
6th seed
Meralco Bolts 102, Powerade Tigers 98
March 30
2nd seed
B-Meg Llamados 84, Barangay Ginebra Kings 93

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals
(Best-of-3)
    Semifinals
(Best-of-5)
    Finals
(Best-of-7)
                           
        1 Talk 'N Text 3  
  4 Alaska 1     5 Barako Bull 2    
  5 Barako Bull 2         1 Talk 'N Text 3
      3 B-Meg 4
        2 Barangay Ginebra 1    
  3 B-Meg 2     3 B-Meg 3  
  6 Meralco 1  

Quarterfinals[edit]

B-Meg-Meralco series[edit]

April 1
B-Meg Llamados 81, Meralco Bolts 103
April 4
B-Meg Llamados 95, Meralco Bolts 85
April 8
B-Meg Llamados 86, Meralco Bolts 76
B-Meg wins series, 2–1

Alaska-Barako Bull series[edit]

April 1
Alaska Aces 90, Barako Bull Energy 103
April 4
Alaska Aces 99, Barako Bull Energy 92
April 8
Alaska Aces 85, Barako Bull Energy 106
Barako Bull wins series, 2–1

Semifinals[edit]

Talk 'N Text-Barako Bull series[edit]

April 10
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 77, Barako Bull Energy 84
April 12
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 123, Barako Bull Energy 98
April 14
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 81, Barako Bull Energy 85
April 16
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 108, Barako Bull Energy 90
April 18
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 101, Barako Bull Energy 90
Talk 'N Text wins series, 3–2

Barangay Ginebra-B-Meg series[edit]

April 11
Barangay Ginebra Kings 67, B-Meg Llamados 82
April 13
Barangay Ginebra Kings 77, B-Meg Llamados 83
April 15
Barangay Ginebra Kings 88, B-Meg Llamados 79
April 17
Barangay Ginebra Kings 84, B-Meg Llamados 108
B-Meg wins series, 3–1

Finals[edit]

April 23
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 82, B-Meg Llamados 88
April 25
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 104, B-Meg Llamados 102
April 27
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 87, B-Meg Llamados 91
April 29
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 100, B-Meg Llamados 85
May 2
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 66, B-Meg Llamados 82
May 4
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 92, B-Meg Llamados 82
May 6
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 84, B-Meg Llamados 90 (OT)
B-Meg wins series, 4–3

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 Marcus Douthit February 19 (vs. Barako Bull) March 28 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) 3–6
Alaska Aces Adam Parada February 10 (vs. Barako Bull) April 8 (vs. Barako Bull) 6–6
B-Meg Llamados Denzel Bowles February 10 (vs. Meralco) May 6 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 15–9
Barako Bull Energy DerMarr Johnson February 10 (vs. Alaska) February 23 (vs. Rain or Shine) 1–3
Rodney White March 2 (vs. Powerade) March 25 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) 3–2
Reggie Okosa April 1 (vs. Alaska) April 1 (vs. Alaska) 1–0
Gabe Freeman April 4 (vs. Alaska) April 18 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 3–4
Barangay Ginebra Kings Chris Alexander February 12 (vs. Petron Blaze) February 24 (vs. Rain or Shine) 2–1
Jackson Vroman March 4 (vs. Powerade) April 17 (vs. B-Meg) 6–5
Meralco Bolts Jarrid Famous February 10 (vs. B-Meg) February 17 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 1–2
Earl Barron February 26 (vs. Powerade) April 8 (vs. B-Meg) 5–5
Petron Blaze Boosters Nick Fazekas February 12 (vs. Barangay Ginebra) March 16 (vs. Alaska) 3–4
Will McDonald March 21 (vs. Barako Bull) March 28 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 0–2
Powerade Tigers Dwayne Jones February 17 (vs. Rain or Shine) March 30 (vs. Meralco) 4–6
Rain or Shine Elasto Painters Duke Crews February 12 (vs. Alaska) March 24 (vs. Talk 'N Text) 3–6
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters Omar Samhan February 17 (vs. Meralco) February 26 (vs. Alaska) 2–0
Donnell Harvey March 7 (vs. Air21) May 6 (vs. B-Meg) 10–8

Awards[edit]

Conference[edit]

Players of the Week[edit]

Week Player Ref.
February 13–19 LA Tenorio (Alaska Aces) [2]
February 20–26 Gary David (Powerade Tigers) [3]
February 27 - March 4 Arwind Santos (Petron Blaze Boosters) [4]
March 5–11 Mark Cardona (Meralco Bolts) [5]
March 12–18 Rudy Hatfield (Barangay Ginebra Kings) [6]
March 19–25 Mark Caguioa (Barangay Ginebra Kings) [7]
March 26 - April 1 Mike Cortez (Barangay Ginebra Kings)
Mark Cardona (Meralco Bolts)
[8]
April 2–8 Ronald Tubid (Barako Bull Energy) [9]
April 9–15 Danny Seigle (Barako Bull Energy) [10]
April 16–22 Ranidel de Ocampo (Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters) [11]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Locals[edit]

Category Player Team Games played Totals Average
Points per game Gary David Powerade Tigers 10 271 27.10
Rebounds per game Arwind Santos Petron Blaze Boosters 9 100 11.11
Assists per game Chris Ross Meralco Bolts 13 102 7.85
Steals per game Chris Ross Meralco Bolts 13 24 1.85
Blocks per game Arwind Santos Petron Blaze Boosters 9 16 1.78
Field goal percentage Jondan Salvador Barako Bull Energy 10 17/28 0.607
3-pt field goal percentage Larry Fonacier Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 21 37/86 0.430
Free throw percentage Joseph Yeo Petron Blaze Boosters 9 10/11 0.909
Minutes per game Marcio Lassiter Powerade Tigers 10 398 39.80

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011-12 PBA COMMISSIONER’S CUP FORMAT, PBA.ph, February 1, 2012
  2. ^ LA MAKING HAY, PBA.ph, February 20, 2012
  3. ^ DAVID SPREE GOES ON, PBA.ph, February 27, 2012
  4. ^ BACK IN THE GROOVE, PBA.ph, March 5, 2012
  5. ^ CAPTAIN HOOK’S EXPLOITS SILENCE HECKLES & BOOS, PBA.ph, March 12, 2012
  6. ^ BIG EXPLOSION FROM ‘H-BOMB’, PBA.ph, March 19, 2012
  7. ^ CAGUIOA IMPLOSES WILL, PBA.ph, March 26, 2012,
  8. ^ CORTEZ, CARDONA ANSWER CRUNCH TIME CALL, PBA.ph, April 2, 2012
  9. ^ TUBID ADDS MORE ZING TO ENERGY, PBA.ph, April 9, 2012
  10. ^ DYNAMITE DANNY STILL HAS IT, PBA.ph, April 16, 2012
  11. ^ DE OCAMPO AT THE CLUTCH, PBA.ph, April 23, 2012

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