Talk ‘N Text just picked up its first victory of the young PBA season and veteran stars Ranidel De Ocampo and Jay Washington both believe that one key standout from the game could be a very important piece for their campaign moving forward.
Rookie Matt Ganuelas-Rosser impressed his more established teammates after finishing with 13 points, four rebounds, three assists a steal and a block in the team’s blowout win over NLEX.
“He’s going to be a good player in this league. He’s long, he can shoot, take guys off the dribble, being a bigger guard,” Washington told InterAksyon.com after the game.
“He’s learning the PBA, the style of it and knowing when can attack, but he’s definitely going to be a good player.”...
De Ocampo, who scored four points in 13 minutes on the court, said there was no immediate pressure for him to contribute to the team while trying to regain his 100 percent condition.
"Kanina wala akong masyadong pressure sa laro kasi nga kababalik ko lang," De Ocampo said....
The retooled Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters put in a dominating performance in a blowout victory over sister team NLEX, 103-81, to pick up their first win in the PBA Philippine Cup on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
Talk ‘N Text, which could only muster 39 points in the first half, broke through offensively in the third, raining down 36 big points on the NLEX defense to turn a tight contest at the half into a rout.
The Tropang Texters successfully bounced back from an opening day loss against Barangay Ginebra last Sunday....
Newcomer NLEX guns for the solo lead today when it clashes with Talk ‘N Text in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Fresh from a 101-96 trouncing of Globalport, the Road Warriors face another tough test against the Tropang Texters at 4:15 p.m. before the Elasto Painters square off with the Elite at 7.
With veterans Asi Taulava and Mac Cardona holding the fort, the Road Warriors came up with an auspicious debut, rallying in the last five minutes for their first victory Tuesday night....
Alas took until the fourth quarter before scoring his first points as a pro, but they came in bunches as he finished with 10 points in the ballgame.
The veteran Alapag, who is expected to take Alas under his wing, wasn’t too surprised with the performance of the young player currently....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||1||1||0.500|
|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|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||13||8||0.619||Runner-up|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||19||8||0.704||Champions|