outbrain
Close  

Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 09:49 PM January 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines—It took five title runs but Japeth Aguilar finally won his first individual award in the championship round, taking home the Finals MVP of the PBA Governors’ Cup.

ADVERTISEMENT

Aguilar was Barangay Ginebra’s defensive engine in its third finals showdown against Meralco that culminated in a 105-93 Game 5 clincher Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.

The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 17.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks for the champions in five games.

FEATURED STORIES

Aguilar was the unanimous choice for the award but teammates Stanley Pringle and LA Tenorio were contenders.

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
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: Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, Japeth Aguilar, PBA governors’ cup, Sports
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 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.