Player of the Week: Garvo Lanete leading Meralco resurgence

first_imgGarvo Lanete. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netDesperate times call for desperate measures.And for undermanned Meralco, it found a hero in Garvo Lanete, who kept the Bolts’ flickering playoff hopes alive in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew 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 LATEST STORIES MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Abueva grateful for second chance at Gilas Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours With a two-game winning run, the Bolts moved into a tie with TNT and Blackwater in ninth place.The Bolts wrap up their elimination round against Magnolia on Saturday in what could very well determine their fate in the all-Filipino conference.Lanete edged Magnolia forward Rome dela Rosa, San Miguel’s June Mar Fajardo, Chris Ross and Arwind Santos, and NLEX guard Kevin Alas for the weekly plum for the period of February 12 to 18.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Dead in the water a week ago, the Bolts somehow, remained in the hunt for a quarterfinals berth thanks in large part to Lanete, who has been leading his team in scoring the past couple of games.The former San Beda star, who has hit seven 3-pointers combined the last two games, averaged 21.5 points in victories over Phoenix and Barangay Ginebra to earn the PBA Press Corps Player of the Week honors.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkLanete poured in 24 points on 4-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc in a 92-90 win over the Fuel Masters on Valentine’s Day.He sustained that form on Sunday night at Philippine Arena where Meralco gained a measure of retribution against fierce rival Ginebra as he went for 19 points that went with two rebounds, and three steals in an 84-82 victory. Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more