Import-less Talk 'N Text dumps Meralco, 92-90
August 20, 2018 – Ynares
By Rock Punzalan
PBA 2018: Talk ‘N Text KaTropa shocked sister team the Meralco Bolts, 92-90, in a come-from-behind win in the 2018 PBA Governor’s Cup eliminations this Sunday at the Ynares Center. Terrence Romeo led TNT with his 23 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds, while RR Pogoy chipped-in 19 buckets.
➤ National mainstay Jayson Castro also added 16 buckets and 6 assists for the KaTropa.
➤ TNT won the game despite having no reinforcement. They let go of import Mike Glover after a dismal performance against the NLEX Road Warriors, who had import Olu Ashaolu playing with almost one leg due to patellar injury.
➤ Allen Durham paced the losing Bolts with his 27 points, 22 boards and 8 dishes, while local Baser Amer contributed 18 markers.
➤ Both TNT and Meralco sport identical 1-1 win-loss slate in the PBA Governors’ Cup.