Undermanned San Miguel dumps NLEX to start Govs’ Cup bid

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Adamson forces semis Game 3 vs UP Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs San Miguel first showed glimpses of its strength in the second quarter when it went on a 13-3 run that AZ Reid capped off with a triple for the 56-44 lead with 3:09 left in the first half.It was in the third period that the Beermen eventually pulled away, going on a 15-2 run to build a 20-point lead after Standhardinger’s jumper at the 4:38 mark.Reid complemented Standhardinger’s efforts with 30 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists while Alex Cabagnot filled the box scores with 23 points, six boards, and nine assists.Aaron Fuller led the Road Warriors (3-2) with 36 points 16 rebounds, and five dimes.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college San Miguel was classic San Miguel and looked as if it didn’t miss the four-time MVP as it made easy work of NLEX, 125-112, to begin its campaign in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Filling in for the injured center was the returning Christian Standhardinger, who immediately played for the Beermen after suiting up in his last game with the national team in the Asian Games in Indonesia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Standhardinger, as impressive as he was in Jakarta, was marvelous for the Beermen putting up a career-high 36 points with 11 rebounds and going 14-of-17 from the field.“I have to appreciate Christian despite the fact that he was tired from the Asian Games and he was really playing well there,” said San Miguel head coach Leo Austria. “The Asian Games gave him a lot of exposure and what he did today was similar to what he did there.”center_img Read Next No June Mar Fajardo, no problem for the arguably the league’s most stacked team.No June Mar Fajardo, no problem for the arguably the league’s most stacked team.ADVERTISEMENT Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparclast_img

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