One of Philippine basketball’s top supporters completed his personal Grand Slam of 3 Championships in one season off court. Manny V. Pangilinan’s long wait came after his Talk n Text team won the KFC PBA Philippine Cup crown.
“I’m relieved it’s over,” said Pangilinan, the Chairman of PLDT, after the Tropang Texters eventually overcame the Alaska Milk Aces in a series to remember, giving him another jewel following the Ateneo Blue Eagle’s victory in the UAAP and the San Beda Red Lion’s title conquest in the NCAA.
Pangilinan, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president, said he never imagined that the feat would be achieved all in one season. [Read full article...]