Talk ‘N Text Defeats Rain or Shine Leads Series 3-2 (Highlights Video)

Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters defeated the Rain or Shine Elasto Paintes during the Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Final leading the series 3-2 and a win away from the title. The Tropang Texters led by as much as 20 points midway the third canto and secured the victory with the final score at 103-94.

Talk N Text Game 5

Gilas Pilipinas mainstay Paul Lee tried to come back during the final quarter as the Elasto Painters came to as close as 5 points, 99-94, with over a minute remaining but the Tropang Texters sealed the victory through Ivan Johnson’s dunk, with just 17 seconds to go.

Ranidel De Ocampo, a long-time member of the Philippine national team did heavy damage against Rain or Shine as he scored 27 points including the crucial three triples aside from grabbing a total of 8 rebounds.

TNT import Ivan Johnson also contributed with 27 points and added 6 rebounds while the Elasto Painters court general scored with 15 points. Talk ‘N Text victory is their first back-to-back win against the Elasto Painters after they suffered two straight losses against Rain or Shine in the PBA finals.

Box scores:

Talk ‘N Text 103 — De Ocampo 27, Johnson 27, Castro 15, Fonacier 12, Carey 7, Alas 7, Aban 4, Washington 2, Rosser 2, Wiliams 0.

Rain or Shine 94 — Chism 25, Lee 19, Arana 10, Norwood 9, Teng 6, Jericho Cruz 6, Belga 6, Jrvy Cruz 4, Almazan 4, Uyloan 0, Ibanez 0.

Quarterscores: 27-29; 56-42; 78-64; 103-94.

Note: The Highlights of the Talk ‘N Text vs. Rain or Shine will be added here as soon as available.

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