2013 Comm. Cup Quarterfinals: #3 Petron Blaze Boosters vs #6 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters

Polo Bustamante [ Source: GMA Network ] - April 19, 2013

	Petron import Henry Sims (L) has big shoes to fill, after an early dominant stretch by Renaldo Balkman. KC CruzElimination round record:
    Petron 8-6
    Talk N’ Text 7-7


Elimination round matches:
    March 22, 2013 TNT def. Petron 93-85 (OT)
    April 17, 2013 Petron def. TNT 89-76


How they got here

Petron and Talk N’ Text took similar routes to the playoffs. Arguably the two deepest teams in the league, both squad had difficulty winning consistently because of issues they’ve had to deal with in the middle of the season.

The Boosters were playing without Alex Cabagnot and Chris Lutz early in the season, but thankfully, Denok Miranda and Ronald Tubid ably stepped into the starting roles.

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