Leading Alaska’s Last Dance, Jeron Teng earns PBA Player of the Week honors
Alaska has gone undefeated in the PBA Governors Cup since announcing its exit from the league thanks in large part to the brilliant play of Jeron Teng
MANILA, Philippines – Alaska appears to be in good hands as it appears to be heading into the sunset with a bang.
The Aces have gone undefeated in the PBA Governors Cup since announcing their departure from the league at the end of the season thanks in large part to the brilliant play of star Jeron Teng.
Inspired to give Alaska a proper start, Teng averaged 18.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in two wins over Rain or Shine and Terrafirma en route to earning Player of the League honors. PBA Press Corps week for the period of February 16. at 20.
Teng started the week with a 7-point, 5-rebound, 3-assist effort in an 80-74 win over the Elasto Painters before posting a career-high 30 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals as the Aces held off the Dyip, 102-97.
He took over in the streak against Terrafirma, who led by no less than 20 points, as they dropped 14 points in the fourth quarter just to propel Alaska to their third straight win.
The Aces are 5-2 for third place, in prime position to land a two-time bonus in the playoffs.
“Every game, we are inspired. We’re doing it for Alaskan society,” said Teng, who is keen to lead the Aces to their 15th title in franchise history.
Teng beat out TNT ace Mikey Williams and Magnolia newcomer Adrian Wong for the award following a hotly contested vote among the men and women who regularly cover the PBA beat. – Rappler.com