Phelps says he’s a matchup problem vs taller imports in Comm’s Cup

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netEugene Phelps made his return to the PBA earlier than expected but a different conference was nothing new to the scoring machine.Sporting a new haircut different from his dreadlock days of old, Phelps, who first played for Phoenix in the 2016 Governors’ Cup where there is a height limit for imports, had to suit up in the Commissioner’s Cup in place of the injured James White.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinacenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations View comments 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 “It feels good, we won, and that’s all that matters,” said Rhodes. “I’m just here to help the team win, if I score 10 points and the team wins that’s all I care about. I get bonuses for winning, not dropping 50 points.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Matched up against taller imports, Phelps sees no problem going toe-to-toe with bigger counterparts.“I don’t care none of that, I play center in college so I’m used to it,” said the 6-foot-6 Phelps after Phoenix’ 103-98 double overtime win against Ginebra Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I just came back from Mexico where I played center. The thing is a lot of them can’t guard me so it’s a mismatch in the offense. I’m not scared of nobody or height or anything.”Phelps proved that height doesn’t faze him as he finished with 25 points, 14 rebounds, and seven assists against a Ginebra team that had a gigantic frontcourt in 7-foot Greg Slaughter, 6-foot-10 Charles Garcia, and 6-foot-9 Japeth Aguilar. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

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