2008–09 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters season

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2008-09 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters season
Head coach Chot Reyes
Owner(s) Smart Communications
Philippine Cup results
Record 19–12
(.613)
Place 2nd
Playoff finish Champions
(vs. Alaska 4–3)
Fiesta Conference results
Record 7–8
(.467)
Place 5th
Playoff finish TBD

Stats @ PBA-Online.net
Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters seasons
2007–08 2009–10

The 2008–09 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters season will be the 19th season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2008 PBA Draft
Round Pick Player Height Position Nationality College
1 2 Jared Dillinger 6'5 Shooting Guard, Small Forward  Philippines Hawaii
1 3 Jayson Castro 5'11 Point Guard  Philippines PCU
1 4 Rob Reyes 6'6 Power Forward  Philippines Flagler College
2 1 Pong Escobal 5'11 Point Guard  Philippines San Beda

Current depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Ali Peek
PF Rashad Bell
SF Jared Dillinger
SG Mark Cardona
PG Jimmy Alapag

Roster[edit]

Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # POB Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
PF 2 United States Reyes, Robert 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Flagler
PG 3 United States Alapag, Jimmy (C) 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 160 lb (73 kg) CSU San Bernardino
SF 4 United States Carey, Harvey 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sonoma State
SG 9 Philippines Cardona, Mark 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) De La Salle
SF 10 Philippines Aljamal, Yousif 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) San Beda
PG 11 Philippines Escobal, Pong 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) San Beda
SG 14 Philippines Ritualo, Ren-Ren 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg) De La Salle
PG 17 Philippines Castro, Jayson 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) PCU
C 18 Philippines de Ocampo, Yancy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Saint Francis of Assisi
SF 20 United States Dillinger, Jared 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Hawaii
SG 24 Philippines Chia, Gec 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Ateneo
PF 33 Philippines de Ocampo, Ranidel 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Saint Francis of Assisi
C 34 United States Peek, Ali 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Saint Mary's
C 98 Philippines Lao, Gilbert 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) UST
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Philippine Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

# 2008-09 PBA Philippine Cup
Team W L PCT GB Tie
1 y-Alaska Aces 12 6 .667 --
2 y-Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 11 7 .611 1 +1
3 x-Barangay Ginebra Kings 10 8 .556 2 +16
4 x-Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 10 8 .556 2 -3
5 x-Sta. Lucia Realtors 10 8 .556 2 -13
6 w-San Miguel Beermen 9 9 .500 3
7 w-Purefoods TJ Giants 8 10 .444 4 +11
8 w-Air21 Express 8 10 .444 4 -11
9 w-Coca-Cola Tigers 7 11 .389 5
10 e-Red Bull Barako 5 13 .278 7

Legend:

  • y-Qualified for semifinals
  • x-Qualified for quarterfinals
  • w-Qualified for the wildcard phase
  • e-Eliminated


Game Log[edit]

Template:2008–09 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters season game log

Statistics[edit]

Philippine Cup[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
Player GP MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Fiesta Conference[edit]

Player GP MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Records[edit]

Note: Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters Records Only

Record Stat Holder Date/s
Most points in one game 42 Mark Cardona vs. Red Bull Barako November 16, 2008
Most rebounds in one game 22 Harvey Carey vs. San Miguel Beermen January 25, 2009
Most assists in one game 7 Jimmy Alapag vs. Alaska Aces November 22, 2008
Jayson Castro 2 Occasions
Most blocks in one game 3 Don Allado vs.Red Bull Barako November 16, 2008
Ali Peek 2 Occasions
Rob Reyes vs. Coca-Cola Tigers October 4, 2008
Most steals in one game 4 Jayson Castro vs. Alaska Aces November 22, 2008
Most minutes played in one game 42 Harvey Carey 2 Occasions

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

September 1, 2008
To Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
Jayson Castro
To San Miguel Beermen
Jay Washington
December 17, 2008
To Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
Ranidel de Ocampo
To Air21 Express
Don Allado

Free Agents[edit]

Subtractions[edit]

Player Signed New team
Kalani Ferreria October Barangay Ginebra Kings
Donbel Belano October Barako Bull Energy Boosters

References[edit]