Bong Galanza learns lesson from botched final play in NLEX loss

first_imgNorthPort ‘gave up in the last 5 minutes’ vs Rain or Shine Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES 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 Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I think the block had a purpose, to help me prepare myself in case I get tasked to take the game-winner I’d be able to hit it.”Galanza said the play was supposed to set up Poy Erram underneath and let him operate within the last 2.3 seconds of game time but Phoenix was able to read the scheme after Justin Chua deliberately stepped on the sideline to get a delay of game infraction.Erram was pinned down in the crowded paint and JR Quiñahan had no choice but to throw it to the open Galanza at the top of the key only for Abueva to make the swat.Galanza, who’s been receiving more than 24 minutes of playing time due to the absence of the suspended Kiefer Ravena and the injured Kevin Alas, was drafted 46th overall in the 2015 PBA Rookie Draft stayed for two years with the Kia franchise before getting cut and playing for a Batangas club in another professional league in 2018.This type of backstory was what fueled Galanza to prove his worth and he vowed that he could knock down a game-winner in the future.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title He only needed to make that last gasp three to win the game for the Road Warriors.  Instead, he was on the receiving end of a Calvin Abueva block that in turn preserved the Fuel Masters’ 83-82 victory.Galanza, who went in and out of the from 2016 to present, had a solid outing for the undermanned Road Warriors with 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting and everything could’ve gone perfectly if not for Abueva’s game-winning denial.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe University of the East alum, however, did not dwell on the negativity of the botched play and instead looked at it as a way to get better as a player.“Ever since I was in UE I’ve been involved in late-game plays and I also had chances to win the game and unfortunately I also have last shots that didn’t go in,” said Galanza in Filipino Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. MANILA, Philippines—Bong Galanza could’ve been the unlikely savior for NLEX against Phoenix Friday night in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ “Nothing’s impossible, you just have to believe,” said Galanza. “I just have to work on those kinds of situations so when the time comes I have more confidence that I can make the shot.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

Decomposed body of NWD woman found

first_img…partner admits to murderPolice in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have discovered the decomposed body of 23-year-old Patricia David of Eyelash Backdam, North West District (NWD) in a shallow grave.Based on investigations, it is believed that the woman had been murdered at some time between October 1 and November 15, and her body was dumped in the shallow grave. The body was found at Eyelash Backdam more than a month later, on November 15.Meanwhile, Police have since arrested a 27-year-old pork-knocker of South Sophia, Greater Georgetown who had been sharing a common law relationship with the now dead woman. The suspect has since admitted to killing David.He reportedly told investigators that one night he and David got into an argument and he “beat” the woman. According to the suspect, the following morning, when he woke up he found the woman “stiff” in bed.It is believed that after finding the woman dead in bed, the suspect dumped her body in the shallow grave nearby.Charges will be laid this week.last_img read more