Beermen Kelly Nabong, Ronald Tubid fined, suspended over 'Spider Man' incident | Inquirer Sports

Beermen Kelly Nabong, Ronald Tubid fined, suspended over ‘Spider Man’ incident

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:21 PM May 22, 2019

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A man dressed up as Spider-Man storms into the court during Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals between San Miguel Beer and Magnolia at Araneta Coliseum. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/

MANILA, Philippines—The PBA handed out penalties to San Miguel’s Kelly Nabong and Ronald Tubid for their involvement in the “Spider-Man” incident in Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup finals.

Nabong and Tubid were slapped with a P75,000 fine and a suspension of three games each, which they will serve in the ongoing PBA Commissioner’s Cup.


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Paolo Felizarta, dressed in full Spider-Man costume, caused a commotion when he ran to the court with around three minutes remaining in Game 5 and collided with San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo, who then got hit in the jaw.

A random audience member then rushed to the Beermen bench to grab Felizarta’s bag but Nabong got to him threw a few shots in.

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Tubid, meanwhile, hit Felizarta with a cheap shot while security brought the court intruder to the back area of the Big Dome.

Felizarta was brought to the Quezon City Police District 7 where he spent a few nights before posting bail.

Daniel Henaes and Dr. Ramon Ibanez, who are also under San Miguel’s employment, were also each meted a P50,000 fine and two games suspension but their role in the commotion is unclear.

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TAGS: Kelly Nabong, PBA Philippine Cup, Ronald Tubid, San Miguel Beermen, Sports

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