Not in best shape, Fuller still impressive in NLEX return

first_imgStanding in as a temporary replacement for the injured Oluseyi Ashaolu, Fuller ended his hiatus with a marvelous outing that saw him put up 35 points, 21 rebounds, and seven assists in the Road Warriors’ 116-104 win over Columbian.Fuller, despite putting up such gaudy numbers, said he was still not in top condition and that he hopes he can have his legs under him for the future games.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’“I think I did pretty good but I was pretty winded in the end, hopefully in the next game I have better conditioning,” said Fuller Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “Good thing we got this win, it was good team effort.”Even NLEX assistant coach Jojo Lastimosa was surprised with how Fuller and the rest of the team performed. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew 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 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Lastismosa, who is filling in for head coach Yeng Guiao who is with the national team in the Asian Games, added that JR Quiñahan played with a sore back.Quiñahan still put up 10 points, five rebounds, six assists and a couple of late three-pointers that effectively put the Dyip to rest.“I’m he most surprised guy that he [Fuller] lasted 40 minutes, hats off to Aaron and hats off to a lot guys like JR who played with a sore back,” said Lastimosa. “I thought he’s [Quiñahan] not going to play but he was a huge factor.”Quiñahan hit his final three-pointer of the game that put the dagger through Columbian’s heart and gave NLEX a 116-104 lead with 55.3 seconds left in the game.ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Aaron Fuller hadn’t played in an official basketball game for five months before he returned to NLEX for the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ LATEST STORIES Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘This is Indonesia’: Race-walker collapses after 50km of heat, smog DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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