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Shots fired by rookie RT @alex_mallari: we really have the laziest big men
@thepbaologist @alex_mallari Next time u say so, make it clearer or put a hashtag or something. Be careful nxt time as ur always in a microscope ;-)
@alex_mallari This fool starts a rumor about me and has the audacity to tell me what to say. #doyourjob #dontjumptoconclusions
May kaaway na naman si mangonon
Tungkol sa Lakers yan. Bigman natin tamad? E di sana di na pinaglalaro ni coach Tim yan kung tatamad tamad. Softie pede pa(except Ping), pero tamad I don't think so.
Eto yung import na si Matt Rogers. Me ibuga kaya? Parang ampayat nya?
San Mig's Pingris to cancel August trip to see dad in France to play for Gilas
By Snow Badua
January 29, 2013, 11:35 am
PLAYING for the flag entails a lot of sacrifice.
That goes for San Mig Coffee star Jean Marc Pingris as he gets ready to join the Gilas Pilipinas team that is set to compete before home fans in the Fiba-Asia Men's Basketball Championship this August.
Pingris has been given the green light by the San Miguel organization to join Gilas, but answering the call means cancelling a long-planned trip to France for a reunion with his dad and namesake Jean Marc Pingris, Sr.
The Pozurrubio Pangasinan-raised dribbler had long planned the trip to attend an important family gathering in France with his wife Danica and kids Jean Michelle and Caila.
“Malaking event kasi sa family naming yun eh," said Pingris.
The San Mig power forward has yet to summon the guts to tell him his dad the bad news, saying he prefers to wait until the Gilas summon becomes official before making the overseas call to France.
But San Mig governor Rene Pardo told Spin.ph that Pingris is officially in the team because Gilas has already informed them of the loan.
“Tumawag na sa amin and sinabi nga na hihiramin si Pingris. We’re giving our full support to the national team," said Pardo. "So pwede nang tumawag si Marc sa daddy niya."
Meanwhile, Pingris, one of the players under the San Miguel organization who national coach Chot Reyes has long coveted, said he is looking forward to playing for flag and country.
“Syempre masaya ako maglaro sa national team … Karangalan ito eh na maipapagmamalaki ng mga anak ko balang araw”, said the 31-year-old, who is married to the daughter of comedian-TV host Vic Sotto.
SMCM vs. SMB tune-up game
Noli Eala @NoliEala
SMBeer 23 SanMigCoffee 17 end of 1st.
End of 1st half: 39-32 SMB up. Poor shooting so far for both teams. Acuna leads with 8pts. Pingris has 6pts for Mixers.
Matt Rogers has 6pts. Still getting his bearings. Alex Mallari has 3pts playing the point vice Mark.
Rogers did his best move of the day. Reverse alley oop slam on the fastbreak pass by Barocca. 43-38 SMB
Mallari with a 3 to give Mixers a mini-run. 55 SMB 48 SMCM.
End of 3rd: SMBeermen still up 59-51.
Rogers going to work. Mixers just 2 down 59-57 early in 4th.
Mallari with 8pts and Rogers with 7 in quarter and SMC down by just 3 74-71, 5:05 left.
And 1 play for Wesley. SanMigCoffee down 75-77 3:26 left. Rogers settling down with his perimeter game.
Capt. America(Rogers) with a layup to tie the game. 80 all.
PJ with a fastbreak. Williams on return with a split FT. Then JDV layup. 84-81 SMC.