Ravena said he had no intention to hit Escoto: ‘There was no extra motion’

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. As Almazan goes missing, six PBA teams interested in his services Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Ravena was called for an unsportsmanlike foul, which was also his fifth personal with 3:02 left in the game, prompting his early exit in the Blue Eagles’ 63-60 loss.Referees blew their whistles after Ravena, as the video replays showed, dragged Richard Escoto’s head down while attempting a shot in the lane.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 ChrissRavena said he had no intention of hitting the Tamaraw’s head and that he didn’t even see Escoto, who was guarding him at the waist.“To be honest, to clarify things, there was no extra motion and for me I didn’t even see him,” said Ravena Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. “I was surprised because he was guarding me from such a low position and I hit him.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 LATEST STORIES Luck wasn’t on Thirdy Ravena’s side Wednesday when Ateneo faced Far Eastern University in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taalcenter_img Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ateneo trailed the Tamaraws 56-49 during Ravena’s exit and it also costly for the Blue Eagles, whose comeback fell short in the final minutes.The Blue Eagles managed to cut the lead to three, 61-58, after Mike Nieto’s layup with 1:04 left in the game but that was the closest Ateneo got apart from the deficit in the final scoreline.Ravena, though, accepted his mistakes and the referees’ decision.“My fouls troubles are part of the game and I respect the call of the referees,” said Ravena who had eight points, four assists, two steals, and one block.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View commentslast_img

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