Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Talk N Text Tropang Texters
Talk N Text wins 87-76
Derby Ace took control of the 1st quarter but could not contain the firepower of Talk N Text in the next 3 quarters losing its first game in the PBA 36th Season, 87-76. New Head Coach Jorge Gallent loses his coaching debut with key injuries to the Llamados including MVP James Yap who may still be adjusting in wearing a protective mask.
New Derby Ace player, Jonas Villanueva top scored for B-Meg with 20 points and contributing 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals, followed by Peter June SImon who played 38 minutes with 18 points and 5 assists.
Rookie of the Year Rico Maierhofer grabbed 13 rebounds and had an altercation with Ali Peek in the 3rd quarter which resulted in a technical foul for Peek. Mr. Quality Minutes Nino “KG” Canaleta scored only 2 points in 28 minutes.
Talk N’ Text 87 - Dillinger 18, Carey 17, Castro 13, Reyes 12, Fonacier 11, Aban 6, Peek 4, Williams 3, Alapag 3.
Derby Ace 76 - Villanueva 20, Simon 18, Yap J. 13, Salvador 9, Maierhofer 6, Yap R. 4, Allado 4, Canaleta 2, Timberlake 0.
Quarter scores: 17-23, 44-36, 70-59, 87-76