Talk ‘N Text beats Alaska Aces to win KFC-PBA Philippine Cup

Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters’ shooting guard Mark Cardona scored 23 points and Jason Castro came off the bench with 19 as TNT beat the Alaska Aces, 93-89, in Wednesday’s Game 7 to win the 2008-09 KFC Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup before close to a crowd of 17,000 at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

Tropang Texters completed a comeback from 0-2 down in the title series bagging their second all-Filipino title.

Cardona was named the Mighty Bond Finals most valuable player (MVP) award handed out by the covering PBA Press Corps. Conference MVP Willie Miller went on to lead the Aces with 22 points, but only scored two points in the fourth period.