first_imgLATEST STORIES 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 Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Winning ONE Championship belt only thing in Eddie Alvarez mind right now NorthPort guard Stanley Pringle barged into the MVP conversation in an almost sneaky way, putting risk to San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo’s historic streak.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown While Fajardo missed the bulk of the PBA Governors’ Cup due to shin fracture, Pringle slowly crept in and took the pole position in the statistical points race accumulating 35.5 SPs overtaking the 6-foot-10 giant who has 33.2 SPs.Fajardo, who won all four of his MVP trophies in consecutive years, was the stats leader throughout the season but Pringle took advantage of his absence to become a legitimate MVP contender.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 ChrissPringle, however, has to overcome Fajardo’s two Best Player of the Conferences trophies this season after the Beermen’s jovial juggernaut received the plums in the Philippine and Commissioner’s Cups.Barangay Ginebra forward Japeth Aguilar is at third  in terms of stats with 32.9 SPs while Pringle’s teammate Sean Anthony is at fourth with 31.3 SPs. Another Gin King in Scottie Thompson, who is also seen as a front runner for the Most Improved Player award, rounded out the top five with 30.8 SPs.Phoenix forward Matthew Wright is at sixth with 30.6 SPs followed by three Beermen in Alex Cabagnot (30.2 SPs), Arwind Santos (30.0 SPs), and Marcio Lassiter (29.9 SPs), and Alaska forward Vic Manuel accumulated 29.0 SPs to complete the top 10.Meanwhile, Phoenix forward Jason Perkins leads the Rookie of the Year race with 23.4 SPs, almost five more than what former La Salle teammate and Alaska forward Jeron Teng (18.3 SPs) has.Top draft pick Christian Standhardinger of San Miguel and NLEX guard Kiefer Ravena are out of the ROY race after failing to complete the required minimum number of games a contender must play in a season.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more