Category Archives: 2010-2011 Philippine Cup

No battle for 3rd place, B-Meg 4th place

There will be no battle for third place starting this PBA Philippine Cup. B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados is 4th place in the standings while Barangay Ginebra Kings takes 3rd place.

PBA Philippine Cup Finals
San Miguel Beermen vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Game 1 January 22, 2011, 5:30 pm, Victorias City

Who do you think will be the All-Filipino Champions?

  • San Miguel (57%, 42 Votes)
  • Talk N Text (43%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 74

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Talk N Text returns to PBA Finals, beats Derby Ace

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 6
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Talk N Text defeats Derby Ace 89-72

B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados will not be defending their All-Filipino title in the current PBA Philippine Cup as they lose to Talk N Text Tropang Texters in 6 games of their best-of-seven semifinals series. Talk N Text is back in the finals and is waiting for the winner of the San Miguel vs Ginebra matchup, with San Miguel still leading the series, 3-2.

James Yap led B-Meg with 16 points but was just 5 out of 12 from the field and scoring partner Peter June Simon scored 15 points. Rico Maierhofer and Marc Pingris both had a double-double with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 points, 13 rebounds respectively. But no other Derby Ace player had a decent game, and the bench of B-Meg was again outplayed by the TNT Bench.

Game scores

Talk N Text 89 – Peek 19, Castro 18, Aban 14, De Ocampo 9, Carey 9, Williams 6, Fonacier 5,
Reyes 4, Dillinger 3, Alapag 2, Alvarez 0.

Derby Ace 72 – Yap J 16, Maierhofer 15, Simon 15, Pingris 10, Yap R 6, Salvador 4, Canaleta
4, Villanueva 2, Gaco 0, Allado 0.

Quarterscores: 19-18, 42-35, 73-53, 89-72

TNT one step closer to finals, beats B-Meg in Game 5

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 5
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Talk N Text defeats Derby Ace 97-83

A big fourth quarter by Talk N Text led by Jason Castro moved the Tropang Texters closer to the finals with a 3-2 edge over Derby Ace and now the Llamados must win Game 6 and 7 to defend their All-Filipino crown. James Yap led B-Meg with 24 points but the current MVP could not give the team a crucial game 5 win in their best-of-seven semifinals.

Derby Ace had a great first quarter and led by 16 points, 30-14, but they could not contain TNT in the second half specially Castro and Peek as the Talk N Text bench outscored B-Meg, 68-11. Villanueva, Simon and Canaleta all scored in double figures but the big men, Gaco, Maierhofer, Salvador and Allado combined for only 7 points.

We hope that the Llamados will force Game 7 on friday at the Big Dome. In the other semifinals matchup, San Miguel defeats Ginebra in double overtime as they now lead the series 3-1.

Game Scores

Talk N Text 97 – Castro 22, Peek 16, Fonacier 13, De Ocampo 13, Reyes 10, Carey 9, Alapag 8, Dillinger 2, Aban 2, Alvarez 2, Williams 0.

Derby Ace 83 – Yap J 24, Villanueva 15, Simon 13, Canaleta 12, Pingris 8, Gaco 3, Timberlake 2, Maierhofer 2, Salvador 2, Yap R 2, Allado 0.

Quarters: 20-31, 51-48, 73-69, 97-83

Derby Ace beats TNT, ties series 2-2

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 4
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Derby Ace defeats Talk N Text 98-93

MVP James Yap led B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados to a win versus the Talk N Text Tropang Texters with 26 points, but it was Rico Maierhofer and Marc Pingris who set the tone for the game and grabbed crucial rebounds in the 4th quarter to tie this best-of-seven semifinals series at 2-2.

Marc Pingris had a double double with 13 points and 11 rebounds while Rookie of the Year Rico Maierhofer scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds (6 offensive). With the series now tied at 2-2, it is now just a best-of-three series with the winner of Game 5 this Wednesday gaining an upper hand.

Derby Ace had their biggest lead at 21, 66-45 in the 3rd quarter but Talk N Text battled back in the 4th led by Jimmy Alapag who scored 22 points in the game. B-Meg must improve their free throw shooting in their next game, since they missed 16 free throws in Game 4.

Special mention goes to Nino “KG” Canaleta who also had a double double with 19 points and 13 rebounds.

Best Player of the Game: James Yap 26 pts. 4 rebs. 3 assts.

Game Scores:

Derby Ace 98 – Yap J 26, Canaleta 19, Simon 16, Pingris 13, Maierhofer 10, Allado 8, Villanueva 5, Timberlake 1, Yap R 0

Talk N Text 93 – Alapag 22, Peek 17, Fonacier 15, Castro 11, Reyes 11, Williams 6, Aban 5, Carey 3, De Ocampo 2, Dillinger 1, Alvarez 0

Talk N Text beats Derby Ace, now lead series 2-1

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 3
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Talk N Text defeats Derby Ace 92-78

The defense of Talk N Text clamped down on Peter June Simon and James Yap as the Tropang Texters takes Game 3, 92-78 and now lead the best-of-seven series, 2-1. The high scoring duo of Derby Ace scored only 9 points and 8 points respectively as B-Meg lost their momentum in their big win in Game 2.

Marc Pingris led the Llamados with 14 points and 5 rebounds, while only Jonas Villanueva and Don Allado scoring in double figures for Derby Ace. B-Meg committed 24 turnovers led by Roger Yap with 6 and PJ Simon with 4. The whole team was just 2 out of 18 (11%) from the three-point line, with MVP James Yap going 0 out of 6.

Rafi Reavis who was out for a couple of months now played in this game and scored 2 points and grabbed 3 rebounds in 10 minutes of play.

In the other semifinals match up, San Miguel defeats Ginebra and lead the series 2-0.

Game Scores:

Talk N Text 92 – Reyes 16, Fonacier 15, Peek 14, Castro 11, Williams 8, Alapag 7, Aban 6, De Ocampo 6, Dillinger 3, Yee 2, Alvarez 2, Carey 2, Oreta 0, Lao 0.

Derby Ace 78 – Pingris 14, Villanueva 11, Allado 10, Canaleta 9, Yap J 9, Simon 8, Yap R 8, Maierhofer 3, Gaco 2, Salvador 2, Reavis 2, Timberlake 0.

Derby Ace ties series at 1-1

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 2
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Derby Ace wins 88-87

James Yap made a name for himself by making big plays offensively during crucial end game situations and Yap made another big play but not in scoring but in defending and preserving the 1-point lead of the Llamados to tie their best-of-seven series with Talk N Text in the current PBA Philippine Cup semifinals. James Yap playing sick in this game scored only 13 points.

James Yap missed 1 of 2 free throws to give B-Meg a 3-point lead, 88-85 with 37.8 seconds remaining in the game, TNT courtesy of an alley-oop dunk from Kelly Williams gave Derby Ace just a 1-point lead with still 37.4 seconds remaining. Peter June Simon who scored 28 points and grabbed 8 rebounds missed a shot and was rebounded by Talk N Text but the TNT players forgot to call a timeout and a defensive play by James Yap led to a steal with time running out.

The Derby Ace Llamados actually had a 15-point lead, 52-37 in the third quarter before Talk N Text came back close in the last quarter and almost won the game led by Jimmy Alapag and Kelly Williams who scored 18 and 17 points respectively.

Special mention goes to Rico Maierhofer, who contributed 14 points and 6 rebounds and was 2 out of 2 from three-point range including a crucial three point shot in the 4th quarter to keep Talk N Text at bay.

In the other Semifinals Matchup, San Miguel defeated Ginebra on a last second shot by Alex Cabagnot, 86-84.

Best Player of the Game: Peter June Simon – 28 points and 8 rebounds

Game scores:

Derby Ace 88 – Simon 28, Maierhofer 14, Canaleta 13, Yap J. 13, Pingris 10, Gaco 4, Yap R. 4,
Salvador 2, Timberlake 0, Villanueva 0, Allado 0.

Talk N Text 87 – Alapag 18, Williams 17, Reyes 14, Castro 11, Peek 9, De Ocampo 7, Aban 5, Carey
4, Dillinger 2, Yee 0, Fonacier 0.

TNT takes Game 1

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 1
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Talk N Text wins 98-91

Derby Ace Llamados James Yap scored a conference-high 36 points but Talk N Text Tropang Texters takes game 1 of their best-of-seven semifinals series in the current PBA Philippine Cup. TNT led by 19 in the third quarter before B-Meg came back in the final quarter cutting the lead to 3, 90-87, but Jimmy Alapag made a 4-point play off a foul from the three-point range to extend the lead of Talk N Text to 7 with 2 minutes left in the game.

Peter June Simon was held to just 14 points by the Talk N Text defense while Jonas Villanueva only had 3 points. Roger Yap did not play this game due to an injury. Only Nino “KG” Canaleta scored in double figure from the Llamados as they hope to bounce back in Game 2 which is scheduled on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Game scores

Talk N Text (98) – Alapag 20, De Ocampo 18, Williams 11, Dillinger 10, Reyes 8, Carey 8, Peek 8, Aban 7,
Castro 6, Fonacier 2.

Derby Ace (91) – J. Yap 36, Simon 14, Canaleta 11, Maierhofer 7, Timberlake 6, Pingris 6, Gaco 4,
Villanueva 3, Salvador 2, Allado 2, Adducul 0.

Derby Ace wins series vs Meralco

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Quarterfinals Game 2
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
Derby Ace wins 92-88

The B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados led by 21 points early in the game but the Meralco Bolts never backed down and cut down the lead to three points in the 4th quarter but fell short as Derby Ace setup a semifinals matchup against Talk N Text Tropang Texters.

Peter June Simon again led B-Meg with 23 points but only 7 in the 2nd half, while James Yap contributed 17 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Nino “KG” Canaleta scored 16 points (4 out of 6 from three point range) in only 13 minutes of play.

The Llamados have beaten Meralco 4 times this conference. The semifinals will start on Sunday, December 26, 2010 at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo.

Game scores:

Derby Ace 92 – Simon 23, Yap J. 17, Canaleta 16, Villanueva 10, Gaco 8, Pingris 7, Allado 6,
Yap R. 4, Maierhofer 1, Salvador 0, Adducul 0.

Meralco 88 – Cardona 26, Ross 20, Espinas 12, Juntilla 10, Isip 10, Weinstein 3, Menor 2, Aljamal
2, Omolon 2, Thiele 1, Belga 0, Taulava 0.