And his fears materialized in the Gin Kings’ game against Alaska on Sunday.
The 28-year-old forward suffered from cramps as early as the third quarter, something that Cone has been anticipating in the buildup to this game, bared LA Tenorio.
“Nag-a-adjust pa siya sa system, but more sa weather eh,” he said. “Medyo hindi siya sanay kaya third quarter pa lang nagka-cramps na. Nung practice pa lang, nagka-cramps na sya. Kaya siya labas-pasok kasi alam ni coach Tim na kakapusin.”...
After getting hospitalized when he suffered cramps in his debut last Sunday, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel import Justin Brownlee was back during his team’s practice yesterday at the CCF gymnasium in Ortigas.
Brownlee spent time on the bench in the overtime period of Ginebra’s 109-100 loss to Alaska at the Smart Araneta Coliseum when he was hit by cramps after playing 29 minutes.
He was brought to The Medical City where he was given an intravenous drip by doctors and then later sent home....
The American reinforcement, who temporarily replaced the injured Paul Harris, suffered from severe cramping down the stretch of the Gin Kings' attempted comeback against the Aces.
He made the first basket in the extra period to put Ginebra up, 96-94, but he was switched out with still 3:41 to go as team trainers tended to his legs....
The Alaska Aces needed a late run in overtime to hold off a gritty Barangay Ginebra San Miguel squad, 109-100, and post their first win in the PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday night at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
Import LaDontae Henton finished with 29 points and nine boards to spearhead the Aces who lost a 15-point lead against the hard-fighting Gin Kings but unleashed a 13-4 run in overtime to ice the win.
Chris Banchero chipped in 17 points and five steals, while RJ Jazul contributed 14 markers and four triples for Alaska which improved to 1-1....
Guiao will have GlobalPort's Terrence Romeo, Alaska's Calvin Abueva, Star's Marc Pingris, and Barangay Ginebra's Mark Caguioa and Japeth Aguilar as his starters for the game on August 7.
While the fiery coach sees the All-Star game as just another assignment for him to fulfill, the on-court bad blood between him and the players admittedly crossed his mind....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||1||1||0.500|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||8||5||0.615||5th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||5||5||0.500||6th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||15||8||0.652||3rd|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||7||0.364||8th|