Phoenix on a roll but ‘still a long way to go’

first_imgJudy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Peza offers relief to ecozone firms ‘More to come!’: Jordan Clarkson can’t wait to suit up for Philippines again Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 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 Phoenix is having its best start in franchise history in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup having won its third game in four outings.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced “Matt [Wright], RJ [Jazul], LA [Revilla], they do a great job of setting everyone up,” added Perkins.Wright, Revilla, and Jazul collectively average 27.25 points, drawing the defense to converge on them when they get the ball on the perimeter which has lead to 15.25 assists per outing.The addition of Calvin Abueva, who has made name for himself as a do-it-all bruiser-slash-energizer, has been a big boost to the squad.In his first four games for his new team, Abueva is averaging 13.5 points, 10.25 rebounds, 3.75 steals, 2.0 blocks, and 1.0 steals.“Calvin brings intensity, he crashes the boards, he’s relentless, and he addresses our immediate weaknesses from last conference which is an extra scorer,” said Wright. “There’s a toughness about him and he makes us serious contenders.”ADVERTISEMENT The Fuel Masters immediately bounced back from their loss to Alaska last Wednesday to grab the fourth-spot tie with NLEX and players but they are far from satisfied.“I’d rather go 4-0 but it is what it is right now, I’ll take 3-1, and this is probably our best start in franchise history but it’s nothing to be proud of and we still have a long way to go,” said Matthew Wright after their 112-82 domination of TNT on Friday.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’But save for a few hiccups here and there, Wright and company have managed to keep things running smoothly.“Our guards’ jobs make everyone else’s jobs really easy,” said forward Jason Perkins, who put up 22 points and five rebounds against the KaTropa. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img