2014-2015 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: S. Pettigrew (21.36)
RPG: S. Pettigrew (10.64)
APG: J. Castro (5.00)
SPG: S. Pettigrew (1.00)
BPG: M. Ganuelas-Rosser (1.18)

June 19, 2015 4:15PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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KS 17 38 65 85
TNT 32 57 70 94
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Best Player/s: Kelly Williams 14pts 4rebs 3stls 4/5 3PT

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Talk ‘N Text admits interest in Kia’s No. 2 pick but still mulling what to give up

July 28, 2015

Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesTalk ‘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.”...

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Tropang Texters trading Ranidel?

July 28, 2015

Ranidel de Ocampo. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno BillonesTalk ’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....

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‘Ready’ Lanete makes jump to pros, applies for 2015 PBA Draft

July 28, 2015

Garvo Lanete of NLEX. PBA IMAGESGarvo Lanete is finally making the jump to the pros.

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....

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Gilas cadets declare for 2015 PBA Rookie Draft

July 28, 2015

(From Left to Right) Troy Rosario, Scottie Thompson, and Almond Vosotros all applied for the PBA Draft. Photos by Tristan Tamayo, PBA IMAGESThree more Gilas cadets have signified their intention to go to the pros as Troy Rosario, Scottie Thompson, and Almond Vosotros have applied for the 2015 PBA Rookie Draft.

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....

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Blackwater's Heruela tops PBA in assists

July 25, 2015

Brian Heruela. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanRookie Brian Heruela ended up having the best assists average at the recent Season 40 of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

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)....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
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