Guiao says Ravena ‘a combination of Paul Lee and Willie Miller’

first_imgScottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao compared his rookie to a couple of iconic guards that both made names for themselves in the league.“I think he’s a combination of Paul Lee and Willie Miller,” said Guiao in Filipino of the two-time UAAP MVP Ravena. “He’s able to create his own shots, he’s able to find open teammates and that’s very good for the team because our style of play is really finding the open guys.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“He’s smart enough to recognize that.”Lee is a two-time champion and was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year while Miller won four titles and nabbed two MVPs in his 14-year career. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Fonacier’s 4-point play lifts NLEX past unconventional Kia View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For all the hype Kiefer Ravena generated for himself in his PBA debut, his new head coach may have just given more reasons to talk about the highly-touted rookie.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Ravena was instrumental in NLEX’s opening game victory over Kia in the PBA Philippine Cup, 119-115, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre after putting up an 18-point, 12-assist, 6-rebound line.Guiao displayed no doubt on the capabilities of Ravena who was picked second overall in the 2017 Draft.“Kiefer played well for us, I had no doubt that he can make an impact and he can lead the team as a rookie, and that’s exactly what he did,” said Guiao. “He’s going to be a very special player in this league.”“He’s exactly what the doctor ordered for us.”ADVERTISEMENT 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finalslast_img

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