No comebacks for Jayjay

first_imgQuite expectedly, he was the quickest, the scrappiest and the toughest throughout the affair. But the signs were there that comebacks were out of the question.“My knees are now hurting,” Helterbrand said with a chuckle.“I was in awe trying to absorb everything. I didn’t really plan on playing that hard, but I didn’t want to let [the team] down,” he added. “I came out there and I wanted to get that win for them.”“It’s really an honor to be able to play on the court with all the legends. Just the stories I’ve heard in practice, getting a chance to be coached by the legend himself? And be able to play for a good cause? That was fun,” Helterbrand said.“I missed it. I’ll be honest—I missed the energy of the fans and the guys. My first shot was an air ball, and I was like ‘Oh my gosh, what am I doing here?’”ADVERTISEMENT US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants After a triple-double performance in a sentimental version of the PBA’s “Manila Clasico,” Jayjay Helterbrand laughed at the idea that he is good enough for another season in the pros.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Foes bite dust as Saso rules PH Ladies MOST READ LATEST STORIES PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH 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 Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte “I don’t think so,” the retired 42-year-old guard said.Helterbrand, who played for 17 years with the league’s most popular ballclub, finished with 21 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in Barangay Ginebra’s 97-89 victory over Purefoods in the Battle of Rivals classic last Sunday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesBut there’s an even more important number: 42. That’s how old the former MVP is, making him the youngest—and thereby the fittest—among the legends that suited up for the pair of fund-raising matches at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“I was blown away by the energy and I didn’t want to let the team down,” Helterbrand said after the game. “I think I may have actually pushed myself a bit over to the top.” Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusationslast_img

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