Frustrations mount for CJ Perez, Columbian as losses start to pile up

first_imgMOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting After a 2-1 start into the PBA Philippine Cup, including a stunning 124-118 win over defending champion San Miguel, Columbian has started to crumble and lost three straight to a 2-4 record.The Dyip’s latest loss was against undermanned Alaska, 94-72, Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena and the mounting losses are not sitting well with Perez.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Dyip failed to exploit the Aces’ depleted lineup that had no Vic Manuel, Kevin Racal, JVee Casio, and Simon Enciso and was stuck in a tough bind practically since the start of the game.Columbian not only shot poorly from the field, 25-of-68, but was also as horrendous in the free throw line missing 23 of its freebies for a 14-of-37 clip.Alaska, meanwhile, ran circles around the Dyip’s defense scoring on a 39-of-90 rate.“It’s frustrating especially when we’re missing free throws,” said Perez who had 15 points and five rebounds. “We missed more than 20 and I think that was one of the factors why Alaska made some leeway.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants SPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“It’s just frustrating,” said Perez, the top overall pick of the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft, in Filipino. “ We just have to face it because that’s the game of basketball.”“We will win, we will lose and we just have to regroup and focus on what we have to do. We’ll look into what we did wrong and where we lacked as a team. Of course effort, we always have to give effort.” As Gilas tries to gather players for practice, Andray Blatche gets used to new system Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war MANILA, Philippines—Honeymoon’s over for CJ Perez.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woeslast_img

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