Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Basketball

PBA to summon Canaleta, Jose for flagrant twos

SMART CLARK GIGA CITY — PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial will summon KG Canaleta and Raymar Jose after the two incurred a flagrant foul penalty 2 each, late in the Meralco-Blackwater tiff on Wednesday.

This is the first incident of an F2 infraction in the bubble. The opposing bigs were caught winging in the last 5.9 seconds of the match which the Bolts won, 89-80, to bounce back in the 2020 Philippine Cup.

“Kakausapin ko bukas,” he told Tiebreaker Times.

According to replays, Jose slightly pushed Canaleta while the Elite were trying to execute a play off a baseline inbound coming off a timeout. And clearly, that did not sit well with the Blackwater forward.

Canaleta caught the four-year pro with a forearm near the face, then another one in the body. Meralco big man Jammer Jamitothen tried to separate the two to prevent any untoward incident.

Both players were automatically ejected following their F2 calls.

An F2 violation, moreover, merits a 20,000-peso fine.

That incident hardly had any effect in the game, however, with Meralco already ahead by seven. They eventually walked away with the victory, which hiked its card to 4-3.

The Bolts remain in contention for the Top 4.

Blackwater, on the other hand, had suffered its fourth loss in a row, dropping to third-last in the team standings with a 2-5 record. The Elite were coming off a narrow loss to San Miguel a day before facing the Bolts.

#ReadMore  Dioceldo Sy looks back on Art Dela Cruz trade: 'It's more than a basketball deal'
Written By

Oftentimes on the sidelines. Forever a student of the game. Morayta-bred.

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like

Basketball

With no D-League residency required for this year, a record 97 hopefuls applied for the upcoming 2021 PBA Rookie Draft. And the players came...

AFC Cup

In draws held by the Asian Football Confederation’s headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, Kaya-Iloilo and United City learned their opponents for the next...

2020 Tokyo Olympics

House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero is confident the Tokyo Olympics will push through this year and cited the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine for...

Basketball

Brian Enriquez was supposed to go one-and-done for University of the East. But because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and with the University Athletic...

2021 FIBA Asia Cup

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas has regrettably informed that it has cancelled the Philippines’ hosting of Groups A and C for the FIBA Asia...

Basketball

Jaydee Tungcab received an opportunity of a lifetime last December. But just as it was given to him, it was also taken away by...

News

Motolite has released all its players, Monday afternoon.  According to team insiders, the two-year-old franchise had gathered all of their players through a online...

2021 FIBA Asia Cup

After a tedious two weeks, Dwight Ramos has finally stepped foot into the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna. The 22-year-old arrived in the...

Advertisement