PBA: Phoenix-SMB semis draws over P130k in fines
Paul Lintag on Apr 28, 2019 05:54 PM
The Phoenix-San Miguel series from the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals was physical and rather expensive.
To say that the Phoenix-San Miguel series from the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals was physical would be an understatement.
Seriously, sometimes the word “physical” didn’t even do the action justice.
The Phoenix-San Miguel series from the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals was also rather expensive.
Seriously, let’s break it down shall we?
Despite only lasting five games, 4-1 in favor of the champion Beermen, the Phoenix-SMB clash generated P135,200 in total fines.
The Fuel Masters had to pay a total of P86,600 with three players paying at least P20,000 each.
Calvin Abueva, Dave Marcelo, and Jaypee Mendoza were the three Phoenix players who were fined at least P20,000 for different infractions.
The rest of the fines, or P48,600, were shouldered by the Beermen.
Christian Standhardinger and Alex Cabagnot were the two players from San Miguel who had to pay at least P20,000 each.
On the other side of the bracket in the Rain or Shine-Magnolia series, there has been a total of P27,800 in fines through six games.
ROS head coach Caloy Garcia paid the most, chalking up P22,400 in fines.
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