“We got to win in the all-Filipino,” the veteran point guard told Cone, per an online sports news website, adding that he has not won a Philippine Cup title in all his years as a PBA pro.
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel captured their 3rd PBA Governors’ Cup title in 4 seasons after finishing off the Meralco Bolts, 105-93 in Game 5 of their 2019 Finals series Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Justin Brownlee poured in 27 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists, Stanley Pringle had 21 points and 7 boards, while Scottie Thompson contributed 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 dimes as the GinKings took a decisive 3-1 lead and moved closer to winning another Governors’ Cup crown.
Standhardinger bested 4 other worthy candidates in June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel, Jayson Castro of TNT, Kiefer Ravena of NLEX, and CJ Perez of Columbian.
Challenging himself to stay motivated as the San Miguel Beermen have finally lifted his suspension, Santos has promised to do his best to stay focused on just basketball things for his squad.
Meralco Bolts back-up big man Bryan Faundo is wary of the need to step up after main center Raymond Almazan went down with a left
Dave Ildefonso, the 19-year-old college sensation who played 2 seasons for National University, will return to the Ateneo Blue Eagles side.
“It’s the early days in our program so we wanted to test youngsters who may be deserving of a shot in future big tournaments,” said Panlilio
Initial findings, according to Manila Bulletin, said Almazan had a strained knee although the center said he did not hear a pop.
Barangay Ginebra exploded in the 3rd quarter before averting disaster in the end to take a pulsating 92-84 win in Game 3 of the 2019