There was a minor scuffle in the fourth quarter of the Phoenix-Northport game Wednesday in the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.
In front of the Batang Pier bench, Phoenix import Richard Howell and Northport head coach Pido Jarencio exchanged some heated words.
However, according to Pido it was such a silly misunderstanding really.
“May sinasabi ako kay Mo [Tautuaa] tapos minura niuya ako [Howell]. May sinasabi akong play,” Jarencio said.
“Nagulat si Kevin [Ferrer] so lumapit si Kevin, bakit ako minumura eh may sinasabi lang ako kay Mo,” he added.
Howell declined to answer when asked for an interview.
After the incident, the game went about normal and Phoenix eventuall won, 97-87. Jarencio insists Howell cursed at him first.
“Bigla niya akong mumurahin. Kaya si Kevin, ‘coach minura ka.’ Kaya kami nag-react, bat kami mumurahin? Yun nangyari,” Jarencio said.
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