Almazan downplays hit, childish antics against White

Jan 18, 2020 isjscowe

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRain or Shine center Raymond Almazan downplayed his late-game antics against GlobalPort import Malcolm White in a heated duel won by the Elasto Painters on Sunday.Almazan hit White in the mouth with a forearm with 40. 3 seconds left that nearly triggered another scuffle.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “That was nothing,” said Almazan, who had 12 points and eight boards. “I just did that to irk him (White) some more because they were on their way to losing. It’s on him on how we will read that situation.”But Almazan didn’t stop there as he also tried to challenge White to a fistfight at the back tunnel of the Araneta Coliseum.Good thing, GlobalPort guard Stanley Pringle led White to the exit to keep him from getting into trouble.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “That’s just part of the game, of course we can’t just let our teammates get hurt like that, and of course he has to respect our league,” said Almazan, who was called for a flagrant foul, in Filipino Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Almazan’s dirty play was in retaliation for White’s elbow on ROS guard Chris Tiu, who was bloodied with a busted lip.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 crownREAD: Tiu says ‘intentional’ elbow by White like ‘getting hit by Pacquiao’On his way to the bench, Almazan even resorted to a childish behavior when he put his left index finger under his nose in a gesture towards White. View commentslast_img

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