first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netCalvin Abueva knows better not to force the issue if the ball isn’t bouncing his way.That’s exactly what he did on Sunday, opting to share the ball as he struggled to get his shots going while being the motor that kept Alaska’s engine running to cruise to a 93-74 victory over Blackwater.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident 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 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “He helped us on the rebounds, he got the loose ball, and he got a lot of shots for his teammates. I told Calvin that he helped us basically win this game, especially that part of the fourth quarter. He made so many extra unselfish plays that as coaches we love.”But for Abueva, all he’s thinking about is the victory that gave the Aces their breakthrough in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.“We got rattled in our first game. We looked tired. But tonight, we did our system and did all the right things in this game,” he said.Alaska turns its attention to Columbian Dyip on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ LATEST STORIES MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I couldn’t score, so I just wanted to assist my teammates,” he said. “When I came in the fourth quarter, I just tried to be aggressive, hustle down on rebounds. All I’m thinking was as long as my teammates scored, that’s ok with me.”Abueva only recorded three points on 0-of-10 shooting from the field, but that didn’t stop him from doing the dirty work with his 10 rebounds, six assists, two steals, and two blocks.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 crownHis efforts didn’t go unnoticed with head coach Alex Compton all praise for his energetic forward.“He played just like exactly what we’re looking for.” P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Standhardinger, Rosario lead PH 3×3 teamlast_img