Thursday, February 22, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Dellavedova surprised with PBA’s physicality

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 10:10 PM July 22, 2017

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Matthew Dellavedova knows a thing or two about being a physical player.

Other NBA players and coaches once voted the 6-foot-4 point guard as the league’s dirtiest player, but it seems the gritty point guard found an even filthier style of play when he watched a couple of PBA games Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.

“I think it’s a lot more physical here than the NBA,” said Dellavedova.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I think I play hard but sometimes the NBA is not into the physical side compared to the international game where you have to fight through screens.”

PBA’s physicality was such a surprise for Dellavedova that what he saw during the games between NLEX and Kia, and Phoenix and Alaska made him reminisce his formative years in Australia.

“Growing up in Australia it was always physical and that’s how I play,” said Dellavedova.

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Matthew Dellavedova, NBA, PBA governors’ cup, Sports
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Lav’s martial law musical: Never again!

February 23, 2018 12:10 AM

newsinfo

LPA coming but no tropical depression seen – Pagasa

February 22, 2018 11:14 PM

entertainment

Soft Cell to stage farewell concert this September

February 22, 2018 11:11 PM

newsinfo

AFP may probe PSG chief over statements vs Rappler

February 22, 2018 10:24 PM



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved