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Locals step up anew as TNT grabs share of lead after beating Air21

Mark Cardona of Air21 (dark) vs Larry Fonacier of Talk N Text (light). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Talk ‘N Text once more leaned on its local crew to beat Air21, 102-91, and grab a share of the lead in the 2014 PBA Governors’ Cup Monday night at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Talk ‘N Text to make do sans Gilas players for several more games

Talk N' Text head coach Norman Black. NOY MORCOSO/INQUIRER.net

Talk ‘N Text will have to make the best of what it has for at least three more games in the 2013 PBA Governors’ Cup.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ginebra slays TNT behind Caguioa’s 28 points


Mark Caguioa scored a personal conference-high 28 points as Barangay Ginebra San Miguel took down Talk ‘N Text, 107-100, Sunday in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Yeng Guiao: ‘It was not really meant for us’

Yeng Guiao. FILE PHOTO

Talk ‘N Text put on a shooting clinic while Rain or Shine missed the easiest of shots. It was literally that kind of night for both teams.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,PBA,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

PBA semis: TNT tries to finish Alaska off in game six


Talk ‘N Text tries to wrap up its semifinal series with Alaska Friday in Game 6 of their own best-of-seven duel in the PBA Philippine Cup at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

NBA fines Spurs $250,000 for sending starters home

Gregg Popovich. AP Photo

Gregg Popovich sent his best players home, deciding they reached the end of the road before the trip was over. For that, and for keeping it a secret, the San Antonio Spurs were fined $250,000 by the NBA on Friday. Commissioner David Stern said the Spurs “did a disservice to the league and our fans” [...]

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Basketball,NBA | Read More »

Gin Kings turn back E-Painters in Dubai; POW, TNT shoot for wins


MANILA, Philippines—Firing blanks late in the game, Barangay Ginebra survived a desperate closing rally by Rain Or Shine and escaped with an 89-88 victory Saturday night in their PBA Commissioner’s Cup duel at the Al Shabab Club in Dubai. Duke Crews missed the trying free throw for the Elasto Painters, who clipped the Barako Bull [...]

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Chot gets crack as Gilas 2 coach; Reyes deserves position–MVP

290112 adc4a  Coach Chot Reyes of Talk n Text , photo by August dela Cruz

Vincent “Chot” Reyes has earned another crack at steering the national team after the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas picked him as head coach of Smart Gilas Pilipinas 2.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Talk ‘N Text survives Meralco in overtime


Omar Samhan isn’t exactly a coach’s dream, but he’s definitely good as advertised.

The defense-oriented 6-foot-11 was a low-post workhorse on both ends, scoring 24 points and 20 rebounds on top of four blocks as Talk ‘N Text subdued Meralco, 102-96, in overtime Friday night in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.

Posted: February 17th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Why Lucky Larry Fonacier makes TNT tick

Reyes describes Finals MVP Fonacier as the "perfect teammate." Photo by Nuki Sabio, PBA

Larry Fonacier has been called a lot of names—from being a “Baby-Faced Assassin,” to simply “Lucky Larry.”

Posted: February 5th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Powerade trips TNT, stays alive; David rules player derby


Hanging tough this time, Powerade Friday night averted another fourth quarter collapse to repulse Talk ‘N Text, 100-97, to live another day in their PBA Philippine Cup title series before close to 13,000 boisterous fans at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: January 27th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Tropang Texters rip Gin Kings; PBA returns to Big Dome

Photo by Nuki Sabio

Talk ‘N Text used a 30-8 second quarter run to shut out the partisan crowd and went on to mangle Barangay Ginebra, 123-113, at the end of the PBA Governors’ Cup two-game swing at the Al Shabab Sports Club in Dubai Friday night. Jimmy Alapag hit three straight triples to highlight that crippling blitz and [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2011 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »



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