Talk ‘N Text, which currently holds the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming 2015 PBA Rookie Draft, is interested in making a push to acquire the second overall pick as well with the team set to look to the future.
The Tropang Texters received the top pick from the Blackwater Elite early last season after trading veteran Larry Rodriguez to the expansion team as well as the right to exchange first round picks in the draft.
Talk ‘N Text coach Jong Uichico confirmed the team’s interest although he said that discussions will still need to take place before the team makes a decision on what they can offer Kia, which will be known as the Mahindra Enforcers, for the selection.
“Of course, sino ba namang may ayaw to get the No. 2 pick,” Uichico told InterAksyon.com in a telephone interview. “Pero kung sino yung pakakawalan namin that’s something we have to think about.”...
Talk ’N Text is reportedly in talks with Kia Motors as it continues to pursue the latter’s first round selection in this year’s PBA Rookie Draft scheduled Aug. 23 at the Robinson’s Place in Ermita, Manila.
The Tropang Texters are said to be offering in a package deal incoming sophomore guard Kevin Alas and veteran forward Ranidel de Ocampo for Kia’s first round picks this year and in 2016.
Spin.ph first reported the proposed trade, although a source said that there is no finality yet and that trade may be revised upon approval of Manny V. Pangilinan, the TNT boss and owner of Meralco and NLEX....
The former San Beda Red Lion formally applied for the rookie selection on Monday, ending his long career in the amateurs which saw him top the PBA D-League in points.
Lanete, 26, is the younger brother of Barako Bull guard Chico Lanete....
All three passed their applications at the PBA Office in Libis on Monday afternoon, adding more star power to the already talented rookie pool.
Rosario steered the NU Bulldogs to the UAAP championship last year and has been pegged as one of the most sought after big men in this batch....
The Blackwater player edged Talk ‘N Text spitfire Jayson Castro with a season average of 5.231 assists per game against Castro’s 5.125, according to the PBA website.
Alex Cabagnot came in at third with 4.7, followed by LA Revilla (4.1), Jonas Villanueva (3.94), Stanley Pringle (3.93), LA Tenorio (3.86), Sol Mercado (3.84), Joseph Yeo (3.6) and Paul Lee (3.2)....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||5||6||0.455||10th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||16||7||0.696||Champions|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||10||7||0.588||4th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||10||5||0.667||3rd|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||14||3||0.824||Runner-up|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||9||8||0.529||5th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||3||7||0.300||9th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||11||10||0.524||4th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||21||4||0.840||Champions|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||8||6||0.571||4th|