Talk ‘N Text’s Ivan Johnson will bounce back, vows to bring intangibles in Game 7, teammates say


Talk ‘N Text import Ivan Johnson was quiet inside the Tropang Texters’ locker room after he failed to help his team clinch the PBA Commissioner’s Cup title series in Game Six on Sunday.Numbers don’t lie and Johnson was a virtu... more

Guiao hopes Rain or Shine’s ‘fresher’ legs will prevail in Game 7


For Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao, less is more.Less minutes, more players.“We go into our short rotations,” Guiao said after winning Game 6, 101-93, against Talk N’ Text in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals.“We sh... more

Rain or Shine outlasts Talk ‘N Text, forces do-or-die Game 7 for title


The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters were far from ready to go home and they proved it with a tough stand in Game Six for a 101-93 win over Talk ‘N Text on Sunday that forced a do-or-die game for the PBA Commissioner’s... more

Yeng Guiao calls Ivan Johnson 'mentally unstable' after incidents with Paul Lee, Chris Tiu


Rain or Shine extended the Commissioner's Cup finals to a seventh game, but coach Yeng Guiao couldn't help but launch another tirade toward Talk 'N Text import Ivan Johnson.The Elasto Painters' Game Six win was marred by another incident involving Jo... more

NLEX brings in Rob Jones, Syrian cager Michel Madanly for Governors' Cup


NLEX tapped the services of Rob Jones and Syrian star Michael Madanly to reinforce their roster in the import-laden Governors' Cup, head coach Boyet Fernandez confirmed via text message to GMA News Online.The 26-year-old Jones is fresh from a stint i... more

Jeff Chan inspires Rain or Shine teammates in surprise Game 6 return


Rain or Shine’s resident sniper Jeff Chan gave his team a huge lift in Game Six of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals on Sunday after making a return to the floor despite dealing with a plantar fascia tear in his right foot.Chan, who was p... more

Ranidel de Ocampo shrugs off Ivan Johnson's 6-point output: 'Di naman araw-araw Pasko'


Talk 'N Text sorely missed the steady scoring of their import Ivan Johnson in Game Six of their finals series against Rain or Shine on Sunday night, failing to go for the kill after their 101-93 loss.The burly reinforcement was limited to a measly ou... more

Gabe Norwood believes Jayson Castro could be in NBA if he were 2-3 inches taller


Rain or Shine’s Gabe Norwood believes that if former Philippine national men’s basketball team teammate Jayson Castro had a couple more inches, he might already be playing in the NBA.Norwood, whose team is playing Castro’s Talk &lsq... more

Rain or Shine aims for survival in Game 6


MANILA, Philippines – Rain or Shine will have to step up its defense big time if it wants to get back at Talk 'N Text.The Elasto Painters tried to rally from 20 points down against the Tropang Texters on Frid... more

Rain or Shine plays two games in Dubai


Two games in Dubai, the shopping haven in the United Arab Emirates, and four provincial sorties highlight the schedule of the season-ending PBA Governors’ Cup that opens on May 5 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Rain or Shine, in the Finals of the ong... more

Ginebra brings in Mongolian as Asian import


MANILA, Philippines – Barangay Ginebra has decided to acquire the services of Sanchir Tungalag, hoping that the Mongolian combo-guard will be able to help the team end its long title drought.Tungalag will join fellow import Orien Greene in thei... more

Talk ‘N Text one win from title after Game 5 triumph over Rain or Shine


The Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters moved within reach of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup title after dismantling Rain or Shine, 103-94, in a steady Game Five showing on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.They dominated the second quarter and t... more

What does Talk ‘N Text need to clinch title in Game Six? ‘Killer’s instinct’, says Ranidel De Ocampo


The Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters are just one win away from bagging the PBA Commissioner’s Cup title, and star forward Ranidel De Ocampo knows exactly what the team has to do to complete the task ahead.“Sa tingin ko, ‘yung pag... more

WHATEVER IT TAKES | Rain or Shine’s Yeng Guiao says title series will be won ‘the hard way’


It’s only been four games but the PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals series between Rain or Shine and Talk ‘N Text has already been eventful.Not all of the memorable moments have been basketball-related and Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao... more

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