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

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first_imgIt’s rare to see such respect between two sets of fans, especially when on the pitch one side has hammered the other 7-1 in their own back yard, but AS Roma and Bayern Munich fans showed their true class on Tuesday night, by applauding each other and then exchanging scarves despite the presence of heavy segregation.Fans only ever seem to make news for deplorable acts, so it’s quite refreshing to see a more respectful side to hardcore support.Bravo.last_img