After depriving the San Mig Coffee Mixers of their trip to the PBA Finals, the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters will be facing the Talk N’ Text Tropang Texters that defeated the surging Alaska Aces.
Jeff Chan exploding for 27 points to pace the Elasto Painters for their 90-83 win over the Mixers. Paul Lee also contributed 15 points to the success of their team. James Yap of the Mixers didn’t pull it off on Game 6 as he played poorly with 2-of-15 field goals, including 1-of-7 3-point shooting and 1-of-5 from the free throw line.
The two-time Philippine Cup defending champion Tropang Texters also finished off the Aces in Game 6 with a 83-78 win. It was a close game before Talk ‘N Text broke loose in the fourth quarter behind captain Jimmy Alapag, who scored all 15 of his points in the second half. Super rookie Calvin Abueva of the Aces, even with his impressive performance of 23 points and 13 rebounds, could not carry his team to force a deciding Game 7 of the series.
The PBA Philippine Cup 2013 Final Series between Talk N’ Text Tropang Texters and Rain or Shine Elasto Painters will tip off Wednesday, January 9, 2013. For the complete schedule, please see below:
PBA Philippine Cup 2013 Finals Schedule
Wednesday, January 9, SMART-Araneta Coliseum
- 6:45 p.m. Game One: Talk ‘N Text versus Rain or Shine
Friday, January 11, SM Mall of Asia Arena
- 6:45 p.m. Game Two: Talk ‘N Text versus Rain or Shine
Sunday, January 13, SMART-Araneta Coliseum
- 6 p.m. Game Three: Talk ‘N Text versus Rain or Shine
Wednesday, January 16, SMART-Araneta Coliseum
- 6:45 p.m. Game Four: Talk ‘N Text versus Rain or Shine
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