Friday, September 21, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Meralco import Durham fined P30k for Game 5 comments

/ 12:56 PM October 24, 2017

Meralco import Allen Durham. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Allen Durham is the latest player to get the whip from the PBA after the league slapped the Meralco import with fine of P30,000 for his post-game comments following the Bolts’ 95-84 Game 5 loss to Ginebra on Sunday.

The do-it-all reinforcement was penalized after issuing comments detrimental to the league.

ADVERTISEMENT

Durham described the officiating in Game 5 as “really bad.”

“I don’t know if that (fine) solves anything,” Meralco team manager Paolo Trillo said.

Trillo, though, praised the Gin Kings for having a better game plan in the game, something which he pointed out should be high priority for the Bolts.

“Ginebra came out very aggressive in Game 5 and stayed away from foul trouble. We have to find a way to stay aggressive in Game 6 and not get into foul trouble,” he said.
Trillo is hoping for a better officiating, especially with the Bolts fighting for their lives in Game 6.

“All we can hope is for fair and consistent officiating on both sides in Game 6,” he said.
Game 6 is on Wednesday at the Philippine Arena.

Read Next
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: 2017 Governors' Cup, Allen Durham, fine, Game 5, Meralco Bolts, Officiating, PBA Finals
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

Nene to Mocha: Stick to entertainment

September 22, 2018 05:50 AM

business

Stage set for 3rd telco selection

September 22, 2018 05:46 AM

newsinfo

Grab lowers surge rate temporarily to 1.6 times

September 22, 2018 05:44 AM

business

What saved Lee Kum Kee

September 22, 2018 05:44 AM



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

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.