Teng favored to win D-League MVP plum

first_imgLATEST STORIES Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Their stellar play allowed the Hawkeyes to grab the second-seed and earn an outright semifinals berth with an 8-2 card.Flying V forward Gab Banal is also in the MVP race, averaging 13.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 3.4 assists.Third-seed Tanduay has banked on Lester Alvarez all-conference long and the diminutive guard is norming 13.1 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 5.8 assists. His teammate Paul Varilla is also in the mix, averaging 10.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2.1 assists.JK Casiño has been the ace for the four-seed Centro Escolar University as the playmaker is posting averages of 11.5 markers, 2.2 boards, and 2.1 dimes.Julian Sargent rounds out the candidates as his all-around effort of 10.0 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.3 assists a game, helped Marinerong Pilipino achieve this late sail to the playoffs.ADVERTISEMENT 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Teen gunned down in Masbate Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Jeron Teng. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSetting records and chasing history, Jeron Teng has undoubtedly cemented himself as the top player this 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup.That’s why it’s no surprise that the 23-year-old star out of La Salle is the favorite to win the Conference Most Valuable Player plum.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Averaging 23.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 6.1 assists, Teng has etched his name in the history books becoming the player with the most triple-doubles in league history with three, doing it all as the Thunder swept the elimination round.But his brilliance isn’t limited to his individual numbers alone, as he led Flying V to an unbeaten 10-0 run to become only the fourth team in league history to complete an eliminations sweep.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Hot on Teng’s heels for the award is the Cignal HD duo of Raymar Jose and Jason Perkins.Jose, the hardworking bruiser from FEU, netting 11.8 markers, 10.4 boards, and 1.4 dimes, while Perkins, the hefty forward from La Salle, is tallying 15.3 points, 5.89 rebounds, and 1.8 assists a game in the conference. Bolt rues start, booed Gatlin hails his ‘amazing’ rival Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View commentslast_img read more

Andy Murray storms into US Open final

first_imgAndy Murray reached his second US Open final after a comeback victory against Tomas Berdych in a match played in gale-force winds.Severe gusts sent chairs and racquet bags flying across the court, even whipping off the Briton’s cap at one point, but the third seed kept his cool to turn around a first-set loss for a 5-7, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6(7) win Saturday.He sets up a final with fourth seed David Ferrer or second seed Novak Djokovic, who resume their semi-final later Sunday with the Spaniard 5-2 up in the first set. It was suspended with the storm approaching.The 25-year-old Scot is having the best year of his career with a second consecutive Grand Slam final, after Wimbledon, and an Olympic gold medal.”Whatever happens in the final, it’s been a great year,” Murray said. “But all I want to make sure I do in the final is that I give 110 percent. I know how hard these opportunities are to come by, and I will give it everything.”Murray’s other US Open final appearance was in 2008, when he lost in straight sets to Roger Federer.Berdych, who racked up a whopping 64 unforced errors to Murray’s 20, insisted that play at Flushing Meadows should have been suspended earlier in the day.”I think that our sport deserves to have some rule or if the conditions are like that you don’t play because of the rain,” the 26-year-old said.The storm forced the postponement of the women’s final between world No.1 Victoria Azarenka and Olympic champion Serena Williams to Sunday.advertisementlast_img read more