The Talk N’ Text Katropa has released PBA veteran Ranidel De Ocampo in a three-team trade with Meralco Bolt and Phoenix Fuel Masters.
Due to the said trade, Meralco received De Ocampo from the Katropa, while Talk N’ Text received Norbert Torres from Phoenix, Justin Chua from Bolts, and a first round draft pick from Fuel Masters.
Meanwhile, the Fuel Masters received the 2017 first round pick from Bolts and a 2019 second round pick from Katropa.
De Ocampo has played for Talk N’ Text for almost nine years. The 6-foot-6 Caviteno has also helped the team in winning six PBA championships.