Talk n Text vs NLEX 2015 Smart Araneta Nov 20 2015 – Philippine Cup The 2015–16 PBA season will be the 41st season of the Philippine Basketball Association. The league will continue to use the three-conference format, starting with the Philippine Cup.
The Commissioner’s Cup and the Governors’ Cup are the second and third conferences in the upcoming season.
This season will also be the first season of Chito Narvasa as the PBA commissioner Chito Salud announced his resignation at the end of the 2014–15 season.
Salud, however, will remain with the PBA as he will be the new President and CEO of the league. The first event of the season was the 2015 PBA draft which was held on August 23.
The NLEX Road Warriors got a huge lift once again from Sean Anthony and got timely contributions from Simon Enciso and Jonas Villanueva as they rallied past the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters, 107-101, in the SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup Friday night at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
Anthony filled the stat sheet anew, putting up an all-around performance of 31 points, a career-high, and 12 boards for NLEX (3-2) that got out of a two-game slump.
NLEX guards Enciso and Villanueva also pumped their squad with big plays as they helped their squad erase a 17-point deficit. Enciso scored 13 points in the third frame alone to bring them back in the game after trailing 71-54.
The Final Boxscores Result:
NLEX 107 – Anthony 32, Enciso 19, Taulava 18, Villanueva J. 10, Khobuntin 7, Camson 4, Reyes 4, Alas 3, Borboran 3, Lanete 3, Apinan 2, Cardona 2.
TALK N’ TEXT 101 – Rosario 20, Fonacier 18, Seigle 17, Castro 15, Tautuaa 11, Carey 6, Rosser 6, Reyes R. 6, Williams 2, Aban 0, Miranda 0, Reyes J. 0.
Quarters: 21-26, 44-49, 70-77, 107-101