Fresh off Asian Games stint, Standhardinger delivers in Beermen win

first_imgLATEST STORIES ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “My teammates just did a great job of finding me and getting me open, I just finished,” said Standhardinger.And Standhardinger’s career game wouldn’t have happened if he heeded Austria’s previous orders.Austria told Standhardinger that it was okay for him to sit the first game out but he wanted to show his commitment to the franchise that drafted him and brought him to the PBA.“I felt like San Miguel showed great commitment to the national team and I did not want them to have a disadvantage in the first game and that is why it was important for me to play,” said Standhardinger, who was drafted as the top overall pick of his class. “Obviously there’s a huge commitment on my side to the San Miguel organization.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “I was hurrying and I will share with you guys something completely new, something you’ve never heard before and that’s Manila has crazy traffic,” joked Standhardinger Saturday. The traffic is ridiculous it took me two hours, I was sweating bullets, I didn’t want to miss the game but we made it, kind of, on time.”Standhardinger arrived at the Big Dome in the middle of the first quarter and was fielded in with just three seconds left in the period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The more than two-hour flight from Jakarta, Indonesia and grueling traffic, didn’t deter Standhardinger from putting in a career performance for the Beermen.Fresh from his exploits in the Asian Games, Standhardinger finished with a career-high 36 points with 11 rebounds and three steals to lead the Beermen’s 125-112 win over NLEX. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal 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 Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNo other player personified the term “ball is life” more than Christian Standhardinger on Saturday.Moments after arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Parañaque, the 6-foot-8 San Miguel rookie rushed to Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao in time for the Beermen’s debut in the 2018 PBA Governors’ CupADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Beermen stars Cabagnot, Lassiter ready to go for national team DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View commentslast_img read more