How far down the road will NLEX go?

first_imgFEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Malaysian marvels Three straight wins by any team should be enough cause to feel buoyant and hopeful.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ The NLEX Road Warriors are in that joyful ride right now, their third win coming from a pulsating 122-114 double overtime triumph against Rain or Shine.NLEX’s previous wins came against Alaska and Kia Picanto.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsCoach Yeng Guiao now has the necessary weapons to go deep into this conference though the real tests will be against the tougher teams like San Miguel, Ginebra and TNT Katropa. But unlike before, Guiao seems to have the men of steel he likes, those who are unafraid to take big shots, dive for loose balls and fight for precious rebounds.The acquisition of Larry Fonacier and JR Quiñahan has toughened the Road Warriors’ frontline that already had Asi Taulava and Rabeh Al-Hussaini.Fonacier and Quiñahan are bigs that can shoot from the outside, a critical element in the Guiao system. Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweetcenter_img National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Keep in mind that in Guiao’s previous productive stint with Rain or Shine, he got frontliners Beau Belga, Jewel Ponferada and Raymond Almazan to shoot long distance whenever they were open.The guard rotation also has the speed and hustle that Guiao wants for transition offense.Kevin Alas has been playing heads up of late, capping a PBA Player of the Week accolade with a 24-point performance against the Elasto Painters.It also helps that NLEX has a hardworking import in Aaron Fuller who is not afraid to mix it up with the bigger imports or opponents in the shaded area.The Road Warriors have made the league notice that they are no longer going to simply fold up like before. Their recent wins have given them the toughness and confidence to believe that they can go into the playoffs and give the brighter lights some headaches.You can’t play for Guiao if you aren’t of stern stuff and the Road Warriors know that down the road, they will need their coach’s demand for guts and smart basketball.ADVERTISEMENT Go: Search for ‘perfect, honest man’ to lead PNP still on PLAY LIST 01:31Go: Search for ‘perfect, honest man’ to lead PNP still on01:58With new role in drug war, Robredo might ‘baby’ the drug lords – Bong Go00:50Trending Articles02:49Robredo: 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 City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img

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