Zark’s-Lyceum gets reality check in first D-League game

first_imgPBA IMAGESPlaying in their first game in the PBA D-League, both CJ Perez and Jaycee Marcelino agreed that they are facing a brand new beast in the developmental ranks in this stint with Zark’s Burger-Lyceum.“The play in the D-League is really different from that of the NCAA,” said Perez, the NCAA Season 93 MVP, in Filipino after wrapping up his first game in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City MOST READ Wawrinka, Muguruza out in 2nd round, heat soars in Australia Perez chimed in: “We just need to be tougher.” Read Next View comments LATEST STORIES Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH BI on alert for illegally deployed OFWs to Iraq Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Do not bring these items in SEA Games venues Marcelino also added: “We’re still finding our way. We’re facing veterans so it’s really a new challenge for us. Eventually, we’ll get our bearings back.”Zark’s Burger-Lyceum lost grip of the game late in the second quarter as Marinerong Pilipino jumped to a 47-35 halftime lead which extended to a 56-39 advantage early in the third quarter.Though Perez and Marcelino carried the Jawbreakers back in the game and got in within two numerous times in the last two minutes, they could not deliver the victory, losing to the Skippers, 94-92.Despite the opening day loss, Zark’s Burger-Lyceum is keeping its hopes up as it seeks to recover in its next assignment against Batangas-EAC on Tuesday.“We need to do extra work so that we could sustain what we did in Lyceum,” said Marcelino.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Asian shares slide on weak Japan data; US markets closed Marcelino, the Season’s Rookie of the Year, couldn’t agree more.“In the NCAA, everybody is on our level. Here, we’re playing against veterans, so we can’t say that we can replicate what we did in the NCAA.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutExpected to figure among the contenders this first conference, the Jawbreakers admitted that it still takes time before all of them adjust to the rigors of this new endeavor.“We’re still adjusting,” said Perez. “We just returned to practice and this was only our second game in the year, so we’re still confused at times on the floor.” 8th Top Leaders Forum assessed the progress of public-private efforts in building climate and disaster resilient communitieslast_img

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