For Rosales, who was selected by Barako Bull in the second round of the 2015 PBA Draft but was left unsigned, there was no pros and cons playing behind one of the best guards in Asia.
To him, he saw it as an opportunity to expand his game and grow further as a player being in an environment surrounded by teammates, who are proven veterans and know what it takes to win.
“I’m playing behind Jayson so I think I can learn a lot from him and with all the veterans in the team, like Danny Seigle, Harvey Carey, Ryan Reyes, Kelly Williams, all those guys, they’ve been teaching me a lot in practice and off the court, what to work on and stuff,” said Rosales, who was also recruited by Koy Banal, when he was still head coach of Phoenix....
Jayson Castro scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second half as he led his team to a second straight win.
He also posted seven rebounds and five assists as he engaged his old teammate Jimmy Alapag in an intriguing point guard battle. Alapag finished with 11 points and 12 assists in the contest....
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....
San Miguel’s Fajardo will team up with fellow Ginebra big man Greg Slaughter, Star Hotshots veteran James Yap and Gin Kings members Scottie Thompson and Joe Devance for the South All-Stars.
Joining GlobalPort’s Romeo and Alaska’s Abueva for the North All-Stars are Star’s Marc Pingris and Ginebra teammates Mark Caguioa and Japeth Aguilar....
The Bolts are coming off a five-day rest and could be fresh against the Katropa in their 3 p.m. game following hard-fought victories against the Phoenix Fuel Masters and the Alaska Aces.
“It’s a good thing we’re able to survive the weekend,” said Black. “It was tough playing Phoenix and Alaska, especially Alaska because they were fresh… and we came in with just a day rest after our first game....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||2||0||1.000|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||7||7||0.500||6th|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||6th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||5||6||0.455||10th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||16||7||0.696||Champions|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||10||7||0.588||4th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||10||5||0.667||3rd|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||14||3||0.824||Runner-up|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||9||8||0.529||5th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||3||7||0.300||9th|