LA Tenorio sees big things for Scottie Thompson: ‘He’ll be the face of PBA’

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Tenorio and Thompson led the Gin Kings to the 2018 Commissioner’s cup with the former Perpetual star taking home the Finals MVP plum after Ginebra’s 4-2 series win against San Miguel.“Scottie has a bright future not only with Ginebra but also in the PBA,” said Tenorio during the PBA Media Day Thursday at Solaire Resort and Casino. “I think it won’t be long, he’ll be the face of the PBA.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“He has the work ethic, the way he plays the game, and even though he won’t give you 30, 40 points a game but he brings an effectiveness to the team, he’s unrelenting on the boards, he’s playing defense, and he’s dishing out these crazy passes that even I don’t know where he’s threading,” added Tenorio in Filipino.Thompson averaged nearly a double-double for the Gin Kings in the past season putting up 9.1 points, 9.0 rebounds, with 5.6 assists and Tenorio knows his job left is to further guide the budding superstar. Tenorio said one of the reasons why he’s still with the team is to guide his younger teammates like Thompson.“I’m their big brother, and I think that’s one of my purposes here in the team and hopefully I can stay with the team longer because I want to guide the younger players especially Scottie,” said Tenorio.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Photo By Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—LA Tenorio is still the one running the show for Barangay Ginebra, but he knows time will come when he will relinquish the reins to someone deserving of that responsibility—-Scottie Thompson.Tenorio, 34, sees big things in his younger teammate, who has already shown tremendous potential in his few years in the PBA.ADVERTISEMENT Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’center_img Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra MOST READ View comments Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PLAY LIST 01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 Taal All gold as glittering Australians rescue Asian Cup campaign LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img

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