The Talk ‘N Text KaTropa Texters is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Blackwater Elite at 4:15 P.M. on March 31, 2017 in Smart Araneta Coliseum.
KaTropa is looking for its back-to-back wins while the Elite wanted to avoid getting buried deeper in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup standings.
Jayson Castro who is dubbed as the Best Point Guard in Asia made his first appearance for the second conference last Sunday. Castro delivered 10 points and dished out 14 assists in a win against the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters.
The ace point guard of TNT will be also returning as a Gilas this year and will lead a new batch of Filipino basketball players to the FIBA promise land.
Seasoned NBA player Lou Amundson gradually improving as an import for the KaTropa and seems like he’s now adjusted to the type of Pinoy basketball.
The former New York Knicks logged 20 points and 8 rebounds.
Blackwater Elite’s import Greg Smith continue his dominance in the PBA as he recorded another double-doubles with his 34 points and 20 rebound in their previous outing against Rain or Shine.
However, their foreign hire needs more contribution from its local players.
Elite’s prized rookie, Mac Belo needs to be more active in scoring especially that they will be facing a team that has a lot of scoring machines.
Talk ‘N Text had a total of eight players reached double-digits in points in its last game.