Arellano U's version of Riley Curry steals show from father Dioncee Holts

Mark Escarlote on Aug 18, 2015 08:19 PM
Dioncee Holts' son steals spotlight in AU win
Braedon Holts took the spotlight away from his father, Dioncee, during the post-game interview after Arellano University's victory over defending champion San Beda Red Lions.

Arellano University has its own version of NBA’s adorable kid Riley Curry, daughter of Golden State Warriors’ ace player Steph.

Braedon, the Chiefs’ American center Dioncee Holts’ three-year-old son took the spotlight away from his dad in the postgame interview inside the press room of The Arena in San Juan on Tuesday.

Dioncee played his heart out to finish with 21 points, 11 rebounds, five steals and block for a complete game in Arellano’s hard-earned 88-84 win against last year’s championship tormentor San Beda Red Lions at the end of the 91st NCAA seniors basketball competition eliminations first round.

During the interview with Dioncee’s son sitting on his lap, Braedon repeatedly elbowed his dad on the chest. Reporters immediately focused their attention on the adorable kid, asking what he wanted to say about his father’s game.                           

“It was good,” said Braedon and innocently whispered, “…and my Daddy was cheating.”

It drew a loud laughter in the room as Dioncee smiled with his head coach Jerry Codinera and teammates Jiovani Jalalon and Zach Nicholls chuckling.

“He’s watching NCAA too much. You see that?” said Dioncee, receiving another barrage of elbow from his son.

“Daddy don’t cheat!” shouted Braedon as he resumed pounding on his dad’s chest.

“You’re cheating,” said Dioncee.

“No, you’re cheating,” answered Braedon.

“That’s a foul, man!” the 6-foot-8 sophomore said looking at his child.

“Oh my gosh!” Braedon in his cute voice sighed.

 

 

 

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