Paul Lee is PBA Participant of the Week for Sept. 15 to 19
The swagger in Paul Lee that earned him the moniker ‘Angas ng Tondo’ was in full show once more in a PBA Philippine Cup recreation Sunday (Sept. 19) the place the stakes have been excessive between two title-contending groups.
The Tondo-born guard erupted for 18 large factors within the fourth quarter in spearheading Magnolia’s large 100-90 win over San Miguel Beer that gave the Hotshots a crack at clinching the remaining twice-to-beat benefit at stake within the coming playoffs.
In all, the 32-year-old Lee torched the Beermen for 32 factors, spiked by a 3-of-6 taking pictures from past the arc, 4 rebounds, and 5 assists to assist his group finish its elimination spherical marketing campaign on a excessive be aware after profitable back-to-back video games on the Don Honorio Ventura State College health club.
Magnolia completed the eliminations with an 8-3 file, presently in solo third place, however presently in a great place to notch the no. 2 seeding getting into the quarterfinals.
The output is the fifth profession 30-point recreation of Lee as per PBA chief statistician Fidel Mangonon III, whereas the 18 factors within the fourth interval are essentially the most scored in 1 / 4 by a participant this season.
Lee answering the decision for Magnolia earned him the nod because the Cignal-Play PBA Press Corps Participant of the Week honor for the interval Sept. 15 to 19.
The Magnolia guard out of the College of the East edged TnT Tropang Giga rookie Mikey Williams in an in depth voting for the weekly award handed out by the women and men recurrently overlaying the PBA beat.
Others who have been thought-about for the dignity embrace the Meralco trio of Allein Maliksi, Raymond Almazan and Bong Quinto, Lee’s Magnolia teammate Ian Sangalang, and veteran NLEX large man JR Quinahan.
Lee mentioned he’s simply getting began once more after being slowed down by a minor hamstring harm earlier in Magnolia’s marketing campaign.
“Gusto ko lang mabalik yung tamang kundisyon ko, simula kasi nung na-injury ako, parang naging roller-coaster yung laro ko. Could araw na sobrang bigat ng pakiramdam ko,” he mentioned.
“Kumapit lang ako. I continued to work arduous para mabalik ko yung kundisyon ko talaga.” (PBA) –bny