Urbiztondo relishes second wind

first_imgDozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on government SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos LATEST STORIES Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Released by GlobalPort early this year, Urbiztondo is making the most out of his chance with the Slingers as their heritage import.“It’s truly a humbling experience and a blessing that I’m able to go back to the Finals, and I’m just gonna fight out there,” Urbiztondo, a one-time PBA champion with the B-Meg Llamados in 2012, said after the match where he finished with 20 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnThe Slingers will clash with the Hong Kong Eastern Lions, who swept the Saigon Heat, in the Finals starting Friday. Canadian military mobilized to help Newfoundland dig outcenter_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Bolts shuffle Aces; no relief for NLEX MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Glenn Michael Tan/ABLBALIUAG, Bulacan—Veteran guard Josh Urbiztondo finally achieved what he has not done in the Philippine Basketball Association the past four years.Urbiztondo is playing for a title for the first time since he played in a championship series for Ginebra in 2013, after keying the Singapore Slingers’ 82-64 drubbing of Alab Pilipinas that completed a two-game sweep of their Asean Basketball League semifinal series on Friday at Star Arena here.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more