Canaleta’s 28-point effort for naught as Bolts lack ‘equal contributions’

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netNiño Canaleta has been in the league for so long that he knows not to put too much thought on his high-scoring performance if it ends in a loss.Canaleta shot 7-of-12 from three for a team-high 28 points in the Bolts’ frustrating 85-85 defeat at the hands of GlobalPort in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT “Maybe we need to know each other a little, those little things. We lack on those, and I think we’ll get it eventually,” he said.Meralco aims for a bounce back when it faces NLEX on May 4.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast MOST READ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident View comments Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’center_img 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 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding “It felt useless because our team didn’t have equal contributions,” said Canaleta, who knows  that winning games takes more than just a couple of players stepping up. “I had a good performance, but if the others have a bad game, we won’t win.”Import Arinze Onuaku got 21 points and 14 rebounds, but aside from the two, no one else from Meralco scored in double digits as usual suspects like Baser Amer, Cliff Hodge, and Jared Dillinger all played a subpar game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“Like what coach tells us, we’re not as strong as the other teams so we need to be consistent. We always need equal contributions,” said Canaleta.The 36-year-old forward, though, has hope that the Bolts can turn their inconsistent start into a solid performance this conference. ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Iniesta leaving Barcelona after 16 seasons P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMClast_img read more

France World Cup winner weighs in on Paul Pogba-Jose Mourinho relationship

first_img BEST OF Petit, a World Cup winner with France, added: “Well, even if Jose Mourinho has been living with criticism and big pressure recently, I still believe he’s one of the best managers in the world.“He has won so many trophies – he repeats that in the press conferences. They won the Europa League last year – they won a trophy where all the managers didn’t win anything. Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Mane RANKED SORRY Paul Pogba has been in and out of Jose Mourinho’s team this season 3 Paul Pogba has been linked with a return to Juventus “I think the story between Manchester United and Pogba is not finished. If he leaves at the end of the season just because of his relationship with his manager, for me, that’s not a good reason.“Manchester United is bigger than the problem they have together.”Mourinho has been criticised for failing to get the best out of Pogba since his £90million move from Juventus in 2016.The midfielder starred for France in their World Cup-winning campaign last summer, but has not replicated his international form with his club. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos 3 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 center_img Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ latest scrap revealed He was hooked off in United’s goalless draw to Crystal Palace last weekend and dropped for their Champions League clash with Young Boys on Tuesday.And former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Petit thinks Pogba, who has been linked with a return to Juventus, should fight for his place at Old Trafford.He said: “I don’t know about the future of Paul Pogba. I still believe when you come back to a club you left, this is because you have a good reason to come back. Emmanuel Petit in action for France gameday cracker 3 PAYBACK REPLY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Former France international Emmanuel Petit says Paul Pogba should not leave Manchester United because of his relationship with Jose Mourinho.The Red Devils boss stripped Pogba of the vice-captaincy after the Frenchman criticised his team’s playing style in September. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ LATEST “So, what we’re asking of managers is to win games and titles and this is what Mourinho does. But we all know it’s becoming difficult after three years in the same club.“His methods in management are sometimes a little bit hard for the players to cope with. He’s got his own responsibility for his relationships with some players.“But I still believe, at the end of the day, the players have to take their own responsibility on the pitch as well. The responsibilities, for me, are shared.”last_img read more