Jeron Teng learns the ropes

first_imgView comments Meralco looks to be competitive in PBA PH cup despite lack of bigs It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “I know he’s a good player. Here, he hasn’t surprised me,” Compton said of Teng, who struggled in his first game on Monday with only four points on 2-of-11 from the field.The 23-year-old Teng was the fifth overall pick by the Aces in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft after leading La Salle to a couple of UAAP titles in 2013 and 2016 where he was also named Finals MVP twice.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseTeng has been playing major minutes for the Aces and Compton said he wants his highly-touted rookie to get all the exposure he can get before the season starts.“It’s the preseason right so when do rookies get experience? Do I wait and not play him here then, get him a ton of minutes in the first game? He needs to get used to what we do and you learn through that process more especially because he’s younger we’re giving him heavier minutes and he has to figure things out.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene 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 Jeron Teng during Alaska’s pre-season game. Photo by PBA.phAfter struggling in his debut for Alaska in the preseason, Jeron Teng redeemed himself with a pair of solid performances and his head coach Alex compton wasn’t surprised at all.Teng scored nine points and nearly led the Aces’ comeback in a loss to the Phoenix Fuel Masters on Tuesday before chalking up 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field and dishing out four assists in a 110-97 victory over the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson And that’s exactly how Teng has approached his first few games with the Aces.“It’s the preseason so it’s an opportunity for me to get to know the system of coach Alex, get to know the plays,” said Teng. “We’re here to learn.”“I expect it to be really tough. I still has a lot to learn and as a player I’m always for improvement.”ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more