2010 PBA Fiesta Conference Barangay Ginebra Kings vs San Miguel Beermen Ginebra wins 104-90 Barangay Ginebra ended the 9-game winning streak of San Miguel and is now solo 3rd place in the standings overtaking Derby Ace Llamados with 8 wins and 4 losses. Former Alaska player Willie Miller led Ginebra with 26 points. Derby Ace [...]
Philippine Basketball Association 2010 Fiesta Conference B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Alaska Aces Cagayan de Oro City – After a 4-0 sweep by Purefoods TJ Giants (now called B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados) vs the Alaska Aces last PBA Philippine Cup finals, Alaska finally won over Derby Ace 83-81. It was another controversial ending for these [...]
Pictures from the Purefoods TJ Giants Philippine Cup Championship Party
San Miguel Compound, March 11, 2010
Purefoods celebrates 4-0 sweep
Rookie Rico Maierhofer
Peter June Simon
Marc Pingris and the Trophy
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PBA Philippine Cup Champions: Purefoods TJ Giants
The quest for back-to-back championship starts on April 7 for the Derby Ace Llamados formerly known as Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants. This will also be the debut of our new Import Lorrenzo Wade. April 7 is also the Birthday of Coach Ryan Gregorio. There are still games with no venues (TBA), will update the Game [...]
A few only noticed but James Yap had to endure a sore back in the recent PBA Philippine Cup, despite the nagging injury, James Yap still led Purefoods TJ Giants to another All-Filipino Championship and won the Best Player of the Conference award and Finals MVP. Yap has a minor scoliosis problem and intends to have a rehabilitation procedure before the 2010 Fiesta Conference.
Purefoods or now Derby Ace is looking for a season sweep in the coming Fiesta Conference, and James hopes to lead Purefoods again and this also might boost his chances in winning the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. But as of now, James has his sights in improving his defense in the next conference. James Yap averaged 17.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in the recent PBA Philippine Cup.
“Chapter closed, destination reached, mission accomplished. Now we can celebrate,” said Giants head coach Ryan Gregorio, who bagged his third PBA crown. He is the first Purefoods coach to win two All-Filipino titles. Congratulations to Coach Ryan Gregorio and his Coaching Staff.
Paul Ryan Gregorio
Philippine Basketball Association KFC-PBA Philippine Cup Awards Purefoods Guard James Yap was named Best Player of the Conference defeating Willie Miller of the Alaska Aces. Result of our Poll:
KFC-PBA Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference James Yap and Willie Miller will battle each other not just in Game 4 but for the title of “Best Player of the Conference” in the current KFC-PBA Philippine Cup, which will be announced in Game 4 tomorrow between Purefoods TJ Giants and Alaska Aces. Other players [...]