Cuan likes what he sees in new import Carter

first_imgNailing a second straight victory to close in on the leaders of the Asean Basketball League wasn’t the only reason why Alab Pilipinas coach Mac Cuan was in the mood to celebrate Friday night.Cuan liked what he saw from import Sampson Carter as well as journeyman Robbie Celiz, who helped key the gutsy 87-79 victory over the Westsports Malaysia Dragons at Baliwag Star Arena in Bocuae, Bulacan.ADVERTISEMENT Carter, who hit the game-winner in the 64-62 overtime win over the Singapore Slingers last Sunday, had 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Celiz dished out his best game for Alab with 14 points.“Sampson (Carter) is learning how to play the Filipino style and we’re seeing more aggression and intensity from his game,” said Cuan, after Alab improved to 9-4, behind leaders Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions (8-2) and Singapore Slingers (10-4).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“I’m very happy to see Celiz play that well because that’s what we expected from him when we acquired him,” said Cuan, whose team can tie the Slingers at second with a win against the Dragons on Sunday this time in Cyberjaya.Ray Parks wound up with 15 points, while JR Cawaling had another solid game against the Malaysians with 14 points to match James Hughes’ output as Alab led from start to finish. View comments 15 Taal towns now under total lockdown MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member SMBeer forces Game 7 Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board membercenter_img 98% of residents in Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone evacuated – DILG Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Poe chides LTFRB exec over termination of motorcycle taxi pilot study Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Municipal councilor nabbed for indiscriminate firing in Leyte LATEST STORIESlast_img


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