SUBIC — San Juan-Go for Gold star John Wilson was named Chooks-to-Go MPBL Lakan Cup season Most Valuable Player, Sunday at the Subic Bay Gymnasium here.
The crowning was held prior to Game Four of the Chooks-to-Go MPBL National Finals that is a do-or-die game for Wilson and the Knights.
Wilson, a 34-year-old sniper from Binangonan Rizal, led the league in scoring with 20.23 points on top of 6.33 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 2.33 steals during the regular season.
“I worked a lot for this award. I spent more time working out than with my family. I spend six times a week for training. Deserve ko talaga ito,” said Wilson, who was the first player in MPBL history to reach 1,000 points.
Joining Wilson in the All-MPBL First Team were teammate Mike Ayonayon, Pasig Sta. Lucia’s Jeric Teng, Davao Occidental-Cocolife’s Mark Yee, and Makati-Super Crunch’s Jeckster Apinan.
Davao’s Billy Ray Robles rounded up the awardees with the Sportsmanship Award.