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If there’s one guy coach Yeng Guiao should commend for Rain or Shine’s good start in Game 6, it has to be Raymond Almazan. The reed-thin slotman supplied the Elasto Painters the energy they badly needed as his 11 first period points proved to be a big lift in Rain or Shine’s Game 6 conquest […]

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“IT ALL BOILS DOWN TO ONE GAME”

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Talk ‘N Text coach Jong Uichico summed up his team’s fate as they fell 93-101 to Rain or Shine Sunday, extending the 2015 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals to a deciding Game 7. “It’s winner take all. It’s the way the series goes. It’s gonna happen one game or the next, but it’s just one game,” […]

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HELP EVEN IN PAIN

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One win and you’re out. Jeff Chan knew the repercussions if ever Rain or Shine lost on Sunday. A defeat will send the Elasto Painters’ dream journey in the 2015 Commissioner’s Cup down the drain, surrendering the hardware to Talk ‘N Text. Uneasy the night before the all-important tiff, he called coach Yeng Guiao. Chan […]

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ONE FINAL DANCE

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IT ALL boils down to one more game. Rain or Shine showed up with the defensive tenacity coach Yeng Guiao wanted and got away with a 101-93 win over Talk N Text Sunday that sent their PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals series into a deciding game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. With the victory, the Elasto […]

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#PBA2015 COMMISH CUP FINALS GAME 6 PREVIEW: GAME 6: TALK N TEXT TROPANG TEXTERS vs RAIN OR SHINE ELASTO-PAINTERS – LAGLAG NA, O PAPALAG PA?

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TNT came out strong in the second quarter of Game 5, road the hot shooting of RDO and Ivan Johnson, and successfully kept ROS at bay in the payoff period. Behind great play on both ends of the floor (TNT forced 16 ROS turnovers), the Texters were able to dictate the tempo of the game […]

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TEXTERS GO FOR JUGULAR

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The title playoff remains a powder keg, but the Talk n Text Tropang Texters want to stay focused as they try to deliver the killer blow on the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday. With victories in the last two games for a 3-2 lead, […]

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MONGOLIAN SANCHIR SEEKS END TO GINEBRA’S 8-YR TITLE DROUGHT

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Mongolian combo-guard Sanchir Tungalag has earned his place in Mongolian sports history. And he’s hoping to earn a spot in PBA annals as well. Sanchir is the first native Mongolian to play in a foreign basketball league, and the 26-year-old is looking forward to show his wares in front of Filipino basketball fans. “Since I’m […]

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NLEX TAPS JONES, SYRIAN GUNNER MADANLY

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Looking to further improve its standing after a fifth-place finish in the Commissioner’s Cup, NLEX will bring in Rob Jones and Syrian forward Michel Madanly for the season-ending Governors’ Cup. Jones, 26, is coming off a stint with Brujos de Guayama in Puerto Rico where he averaged 9.0 points, 6.25 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.25 […]

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DEFENSIVE ENERGY NEEDED FOR GAME 6

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With Rain or Shine’s back against the wall, all coach Yeng Guiao can do is look forward to Sunday’s all important Game 6 tussle. “We just want to win one more game and after that, if we’re able to succeed, all bets are off,” he said on the heels of the Elasto Painters’ 103-94 Game 5 defeat, […]

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TALK N TEXT RETAKES LEAD, 3-2

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Ranidel de Ocampo sustained his red-hot shooting, Ivan Johnson contributed as much while Jayson Castro turned to be more of a facilitator as Talk n Text made it two in a row over Rain or Shine, 103-94, and inched closer to reclaiming the PBA Commissioner’s Cup crown at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Friday night. Larry […]

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