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PBA: MVP contender Scottie Thompson says important purpose is to win extra titles


LA Tenorio and Scottie Thompson of Barangay Ginebra celebrate during the PBA Finals Game 6. PBA PHOTO

LA Tenorio and Scottie Thompson of Barangay Ginebra have fun in the course of the PBA Finals Sport 6. PBA PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines–Barangay Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson captured the second Finals Most Worthwhile Participant award of his profession on Friday evening, after the gang darlings profitable title protection in opposition to Meralco, 103-92, in Sport 6 of the PBA Governors’ Cup inside a packed Mall of Asia Enviornment.

The Gin Kings guard completed with 15 factors, capping a convention anchored on a do-it-all play that additionally earned him the Finest Participant of the Convention.

In direction of the top of the competition, Thompson was showered by the Ginebra trustworthy with chants of “M-V-P.”

And rightfully so.

Thompson’s efficiency put him among the many contenders for the league’s highest particular person honor—the season Most Worthwhile Participant—becoming a member of Magnolia’s Calvin Abueva and TNT’s Mikey Williams.

“It will be fairly the blessing if it occurs,” he stated of the potential of bagging the MVP award. “I’ll let destiny and God resolve on that.”

San Miguel Beer cornerstone June Mar Fajardo is at the moment on a six-year stranglehold on the plum, however the Beermen’s early playoff exits and his restoration from a damaged shinbone saved him from placing up his typical beastly numbers, permitting Abueva, Williams, and Thompson to ease out entrance within the race.

Abueva was using on his Philippine Cup BPC, whereas Williams on his Finals MVP.

However so far as Thompson is anxious, what issues now’s Ginebra’s latest title—the sixth of his younger profession.

“It feels so good successful a championship. It (means a lot) greater than the particular awards,” he stated. “It’s actually addicting.”

“The principle purpose is to win one other championship,” he added.

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