April 11– Globalport Batang Pier would have been the underdog in the recent PBA Commissioner’s Cup, yet they almost knelt-down the undefeated Talk n’ Text in game 8.
Batang Pier has not consistently won in all of their games. However, the team had made it crucial for the Talk n’ Text to have the 8-winning straight in the elimination round of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, which is first in the history of the cup for the last 24 years.
Although they failed to have their first victory, still, Batang Pier had proven that they are strong team that has to watch-out for in the next cup. The team had stepped-up in their last bout with the tandem of Cabagnot, Macapagal and Brock, the team’s import, who gave the team an impressive vengeance for a hope to hit at least one win.
The team showed how revengeful they are in pushing the Tropang Texters to their limit, when large window of opportunity for them to win opened. In the last few seconds of the game, Tropang Texters brought to court its powerhouse cast to assure their victory, yet Batang Pier still attempted to have victory on their hands. Impressively, the game ends, 90-91, in favor of the Tropang Texters.