Tag: player of the week
Tiongson gets limelight, finds home with NLEX
Juami Tiongson has found a home with the NLEX Road Warriors. After spending much of his first 2 PBA seasons on the bench at Blackwater, followed by a stint in the PBA D-League last year, Tiongson is now making the most of his return to the pro league.
Rookie RR Pogoy playing like a veteran for TNT
Roger Pogoy may only be a rookie, but the young TNT wingman plays with the confidence of a veteran this season. The 6-2 former Far Eastern University showed just that on Sunday, firing 17 points, none bigger than his three-point shot with under two minutes left to help TNT beat a rallying Barangay Ginebra side,…
Meralco’s Baser Amer continues to elevate his game in Commissioner’s Cup
In just his second season as a pro, Baser Amer has showed the maturity of a veteran as evidenced by his latest performance last Wednesday. The former San Beda star fired 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, to go along with 3 assists, leading the Bolts to an 81-66 thumping of Phoenix.
Ginebra stays hot as LA Tenorio earns second PBA Player of the Week nod
LA Tenorio captured his second Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of Week citation following another stellar performance for the red-hot Barangay Ginebra. The Ginebra top playmaker played a significant role in the Kings’ current four-game winning streak after rapping winless NLEX Road Warriors, 101-92, last Wednesday, before humbling powerhouse TNT, 101-82, in the battle of streaking…
Sonny Thoss helps Alaska stay unbeaten in Commissioner’s Cup
A rejuvenated Sonny Thoss is making things happen again for Alaska since being slowed down by an assortment of injuries the past few conferences. At 35, Thoss played a key role on the defensive end, while showing efficiency on offense to help Alaska to two huge wins this past week.
PBA Player of the Week: Allein Maliksi is Star’s newest hotshot
Press Release The departure of James Yap in the offseason gave athletic wingman Allein Maliksi an opportunity to blossom into a legitimate superstar under new Star coach Chito Victolero. Getting the green light to shoot, the 6-foot-3 Maliksi didn’t disappoint, delivering for a Star quintet that has learned to win big games in the post-James…
The Wright guy: Phoenix rookie produces big games, gets PBA Player of the Week nod
Rookie Matthew Wright is playing like a veteran in his initial conference in the PBA. Flashing his all-around game, the 6-foot-4 Wright stepped up big-time to help Phoenix beat NLEX and Barangay Ginebra, respectively last week to clinch at least a playoff berth for a quarterfinal seat in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup. The Fil-Canadian…
Nose injury doesn’t stop Cabagnot to earn PBA Player of the Week nod
It seems like there’s no stopping San Miguel Beer playmaker Alex Cabagnot these days, not even a depressed nasal fracture. Though advised by doctors to undergo surgery, Cabagnot managed to still get a green light to play, provided he wears a facial mask to protect his injured nose. Except for that mask, nothing has changed…
PBA names Alaska’s Vic Manuel as Player of the Week
It looks like Vic Manuel isn’t having issues with his right calf anymore. The Alaska forward was awarded PBA Player of the Week honors after the Aces won two straight games in the PBA Philippine Cup. In the comeback win over the Meralco Bolts last week, Manuel had a double double of 22 points and…