Melton ruled out for the rest of PBA PH Cup Finals

first_imgScarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters MOST READ Magnolia’s injury woes aren’t just in the frontcourt as point guard Justin Melton is set to miss the remainder of the PBA Philippine Cup finals against defending champion San Miguel.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 View comments Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Shot at history keeps Lassiter, Beermen hungry In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero said Friday that Melton will need to rest “three to four weeks” due a hamstring injury the point guard sustained in the semifinals series against NLEX.Melton joins power forward Marc Pingris in the team’s injury list as the Hotshots try to break the 1-1 tie in the championship round.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownVictolero said Melton’s absence wills “very much affect” his guard rotation as they try to keep up with San Miguel’s backcourt tandem of Chris Ross and Alex Cabagnot.Melton only played in Game 1, logging five minutes and tallying just one assist and one steal. “Justin was a big part of our guard rotation and besides he is one of my best perimeter defenders so our guard rotation was really affected,” said Victolero who is coaching in his first championship series.Melton was part of the Magnolia team, then known as the San Mig Coffee Mixers, that completed the 2014 Grand Slam.“Justin is also a veteran and he know how to play in a championship series,” said Victolero.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerismlast_img

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