GlobalPort dethrones Rain or Shine, sweeps way to second PGBL crown

first_imgThe Spurs became the first two-time champion of the league backed by the Philippine Sportswriters Association, the PBA and the PSC.Riding on the trio of Aldo Aviñante, Jerome Lagunzad and Paolo Poblador, GlobalPort also became the first team to sweep its way to the title in the league for sports journalists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkAviñante spearheaded a 12-0 run in the first period that turned a 5-7 deficit into a 17-7 lead that the Spurs just kept adding to.With a stingy defense that fueled a torrent of transition attacks, GlobalPort even built a 24-point lead early in the fourth. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson PSC, NBI launch probe on karatedo 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone LATEST STORIES Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Aviñante poured 17 of his 29 points in the opening quarter and added four rebounds to also bag the Finals MVP plum.Poblador chipped in 21 and six assists while Lagunzad racked up six points, eight boards, two steals and three blocks.Tournament scoring champion Cedelf P. Tupas of the Inquirer led Rain or Shine with 16 points.Best Center’s Christian Jacinto was named season MVP while teammate Arnold Cagang won Rookie of the Year honors.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ The GlobalPort Spurs ripped defending champion Rain or Shine Tigerscribes, 80-62, Monday night in the championship match of the 4th Pakitang Basketball League Willie Caballes Cup—logging two tournament milestones in the process at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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