Jayjay Alejandro Phoenix PBA

Phoenix guard Jayjay Alejandro.–PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines—Jayjay Alejandro had somebody particular watching within the stands throughout Phoenix’s win over NLEX within the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Friday at Araneta Coliseum.

Buoyed by his son’s attendance, Alejandro spearheaded the Gasoline Masters’ comeback by unleashing 15 of his career-high 18 factors within the fourth quarter.

“This victory was so candy as a result of my child was there. It was his first time to look at a PBA sport and to see me play,” stated Alejandro, who went 6-of-9 from downtown in simply 18 minutes of motion within the 113-101 victory.

“Despite the fact that [I got] restricted minutes, I’ve to play my greatest… I simply received it from on a regular basis follow, whenever you preserve practising it you’ll get the arrogance.”

Phoenix Fuel Masters' Jjay Alejandro. –PBA IMAGES

Jayjay Alejandro. –PBA IMAGES

It was a formidable exhibiting by Alejandro, who fired 5 3-pointers within the remaining body together with three in a row to begin the fourth that gave Phoenix its first lead, 87-86, after trailing by as many as 16 factors.

However his coach Jamike Jarin was hardly stunned by Alejandro’s efficiency.

If something, Jarin stated Alejandro’s play was only a reminder of how good he’s relationship again to his UAAP days.

“You already know, with Jayjay, I feel folks overlook that he was a Legendary 5 member within the UAAP in his remaining 12 months so he’s able to actually producing,” stated Jarin.

Alejandro’s remaining season at NU was below the steerage of Jarin.

“I’m lucky sufficient to be with him as a result of I coached him in his remaining 12 months in NU so we actually have a relationship on how one can deal with and do issues.”

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