ABL: Renaldo Balkman stands tall as co-Defensive Player of the Year

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Apr 25, 2018 07:42 PM
Balkman stands tall as co-Defensive Player of the Year
Renaldo Balkman wasted no time in making a mark in his first stint in the ABL and now, he has a some hardware to show for it

STA. ROSA, LAGUNA - Renaldo Balkman has finally provided the inside presence Alab Pilipinas has long been looking for now in the 2017-2018 Asean Basketball League.

Taking care of the paint ever since his entry into the Filipino team, Balkman has now been heralded as the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.

Norming 10.9 rebounds, 2.2 steals, and 1.9 blocks per game, Balkman emerged as the missing piece for the Philippine team lacking size.

The Puerto Rican reinforcement received the award right before Game 2 of the Finals on Wednesday at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Complex.

He shares it with longtime fixture Chris Charles of Singapore.

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