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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: K. Williams (20.00)
RPG: K. Williams (11.00)
APG: J. Castro (4.00)
SPG: H. Carey (2.00)
BPG: J. Washington (2.00)

October 24, 2014 4:15PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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Talk ‘N Text’s Jimmy Alapag looking forward to working with ‘incredibly talented’ Kevin Alas

October 21, 2014

Kevin Alas of Talk 'N Text. Sports5/Paolo PapaHighly-touted Talk ‘N Text rookie Kevin Alas made his PBA debut against Ginebra last Sunday and already he’s impressed a number of observers, including his own team captain Jimmy Alapag.

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.

“Kevs is incredibly talented,” Alapag told “I’m happy that he’s with us and I’m looking forward to really spend quality time at practice with Kevin, just probably impose some of my experience.”...

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Talk 'N Text rookies Alas, Rosser admit being affected by record crowd at Philippine Arena

October 21, 2014

 Kevin Alas did not score until the fourth quarter of his debut game. PBA/Nuki Sabio Talk 'N Text rookies Kevin Alas and Matt Ganuelas Rosser made their PBA debut before a 52,000-strong crowd at Philippine Arena on Sunday, and against fan favorite Barangay Ginebra San Miguel to boot.

The two rookies had contrasting reactions to the unique circumstances.

Alas, the No. 2 pick overall in the PBA draft, admitted battling through first game jitters....

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Alapag still on break, but promises 'won't be out too long'

October 21, 2014

Jimmy Alapag sat out of Talk 'N Text's opening game against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel on Sunday as he took a break after a grueling three-month stint with Gilas Pilipinas.

"It's a real heavy three months playing with Gilas in Spain and in the Asian Games," Alapag said. "I need a break."

The Gilas team captain led the national team in three major international tournaments this year, starting with the bronze medal finish in the FIBA Asia Cup in July....

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Alapag, De Ocampo out indefinitely for TnT

October 21, 2014

 Talk n Text's Jimmy Alapag and Ranidel De Ocampo are still resting from their tiring campaigns in the FIBA World Cup and Asian Games. AJ Bolando/FileMANILA, Philippines – A three-month stint with Gilas Pilipinas took a lot of toll for Talk N’ Text players Ranidel De Ocampo and Jimmy Alapag. Both athletes played heavy minutes in the recent FIBA World Championships and Asian Games, which pushed their bodies to their limits.

In Sunday’s PBA Season 40 opener, Alapag and De Ocampo sat out in the Texters’ 81-101 loss to Barangay Ginebra.

Alapag, who is 36 years old and playing his 12th season in the PBA, told that he is just taking a break from the sport....

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Twin towers dominate to give Ginebra opening win over Talk 'N Text

October 20, 2014

 Greg Slaughter dominated against the smaller Talk 'N Text frontline. Nuki SabioBarangay Ginebra San Miguel leaned on its twin tower combination of Japeth Aguilar and Greg Slaughter to overpower Talk 'N Text, 101-81, on the opening day of the PBA's 40th season at Philippine Arena.

Aguilar finished with 18 points, 18 rebounds, and five blocks, while Slaughter chipped in 16 points and 12 rebounds.

"I wanna give it to our guys for sticking to our game plan," said Ginebra coach Jeffrey Cariaso, who is in his second conference calling the shots for the Gin Kings....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 0 1 0.000
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