MANILA, Philippines – Mahindra veteran Gary David on Wednesday said he is prepared to answer the complaints filed by his estranged wife in a Quezon City court, and insisted that his off-court issues have not affected his performance for the Floodbuster.
Reports earlier this week revealed that David's wife, Jenny Rose Santos, had filed a complaint to the Office of the City Prosecutor in Quezon City, accusing David of violating Republic Act 9262 (the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act).
Another complaint alleged that David also violated RA 7610 or the Special Protection of Children against Child Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act.
After Mahindra lost to San Miguel Beer, 80-109, in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday night, David briefly addressed the complaint....
“Consistency,” said Gavina after his team’s 97-83 loss to undefeated Star, which rolled to its fourth victory.
“We’ve been preaching it to our guys. I think that’s the biggest thing we lack with all our losses. One week we’ll have production from the guys that we expect to produce numbers, the following week we just don’t have that level of consistency game to game,” he added....
But as the Star coach would find later out, the burden of making adjustments fell just as heavily on his opponent's recent American pickup.
Tony Mitchell tallied 19 points to lead 6 Star players in double-figure scoring, as Victolero and co. put the cuffs on Mahindra late in the 1st half to pull away with a 97-83 victory at Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday....
The Floodbuster (1-3) bid goodbye to import James White, who normed 30.5 points, 18.5 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks in four games but has not led Mahindra to a winning record.
He was replaced by Keith Wright, a veteran of the NBA D-League with stints in Austin and Westchester....
“Our record doesn’t define us. At the end of the day, it’s about wins and losses, but the effort we put on, it’s all that matters to us. We’re policing ourselves, holding each other accountable at a high standpoint,” he said.
White saw a silver lining in the Floodbuster’s 98-92 defeat to Alaska, with team showing some fight in the second half after falling behind by as big as 18 in the third quarter....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2016-2017 Commissioners' Cup||1||6||0.143|
|2016-2017 Philippine Cup||3||8||0.273||10th|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||6||7||0.462||5th|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||4||7||0.364||9th|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||2||9||0.182||11th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||5||6||0.455||9th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||4||7||0.364||11th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||1||10||0.091||11th|