After exiting the conference with a lopsided 105-76 loss against fourth seed Talk 'N Text on Friday, Barako Bull Energy is already doing their Christmas shopping - not for gifts, but for their import in the Commissioner's Cup next year.
"We're still shopping, we're still looking for the right import that will fit our system, our players, 'yung composition ng team namin," head coach Koy Banal told reporters after the game held in Ynares Center, Antipolo.
Banal refused to divulge the names of his prospects, but star player JC Intal said in a separate interview that one of the target reinforcements is athletic and very agile.
"I'm not yet dead sure na siya ang kukuhanin ko. I might find a better player. But I like what I'm seeing," Banal said of the unnamed player....
MANILA, Philippines–In a spectacle of different classes, the Talk N’ Text Tropang Texters demonstrated to the Barako Bull Energy that they are one of the league’s elite with a 105-76 drubbing during the first phase of the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo Friday evening.
It was still a contest in the second quarter with the scores tied at 29 but Matt Ganuelas-Rosser wanted a one-sided affair when he scored five points in a 12-0 run that put TnT up 41-29.
Texters head coach Jong Uichico said he didn’t want his players to get lax at the start and told them to take control of the game from the get-go....
World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, hinted on Thursday that is he bound for Manila in one of his Twitter posts.
PBA import agent Sheryl Reyes confirmed to Philstar.com that World Peace will be available to fly by February and can play as a replacement import....
The Tropang Texters and the Energy face off at at 4:15 p.m.
Talk ‘N Text wants to continue its hot streak against Barako Bull....
MANILA, Philippines – Former LA Laker Ron Artest, now known as Metta World Peace, has his sights on the Philippines.
The 2004 NBA Best Defender signified his intent to visit the Philippines through his official Twitter account.
The former NBA player was apparently referring to the Philippine Basketball Association when he mentioned the Philippine Basketball League....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||4||8||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||2||7||0.222||9th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||11||0.312||6th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||6th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||5||9||0.357||9th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||4||10||0.286||9th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||8th|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||8||9||0.471||4th|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||6||9||0.400||8th|