first_imgJune Mar isn’t the only mama’s boy in @TheSMBeermen. @cmross6 is, too, as he played inspired ball with mom Virginia watching the game live. #PBA2018— Randolph B. Leongson (@RLeongsonINQ) December 17, 2017 Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Fajardo downplays SMB 4-peat quest Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “My mom is here, and it’s her first time to see me play in a while,” he shared while embracing his mom, who arrived from San Antonio last week. “The last time she watched a game live was maybe three years ago, but we have TFC [in San Antonio] so she always watches.”Ross churned out 16 points, nine assists, and six rebounds as he orchestrated San Miguel’s well-rounded attack.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMore importantly, he showed why the Beermen have been the barometer in the all-Filipino conference over the past three seasons.“It was a collective effort to go out there and show what we’re made of. It started with me, I wanted to go out early and give energy, have my teammates follow. I thought we looked pretty decent out there.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netJune Mar Fajardo isn’t the lone Mama’s boy in the San Miguel camp.On Sunday, Chris Ross showed that he’s one, too, delivering a sensational performance with his mom Virginia in attendance as the Beermen opened its four-peat bid in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup with a 104-96 victory over Phoenix.ADVERTISEMENT View comments MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson It was an impressive win by SMB but Ross admits that there’s still a lot of things the team can improve on.“It’s gonna be tough because everyone is going after us. We won this conference three years in a row and everyone’s beefed up their squad to come after us. We know we’re going to get everyone’s best shot every night. We’re prepared for that and we’re ready,” he said.“But the toughest thing for us will be just getting in rhythm. We don’t play for another 10 days and after that, we don’t play for another 17 days. So three games in almost a month is not a lot for us. We’re a rhythm team so I think in the beginning it will be a little rocky but as soon as we find our rhythm I think we’ll be fine. We play against ourself out there, if everyone comes out locked in and on the same page, we’re a tough team to beat.”For now, Ross’ main concern is spending time with his beloved mother before getting back on the grind against Meralco on December 27.“It’s good to have her here live. She was texting me, messaging me on Facebook before and after the games. She’s really our no. 1 fan and it’s good to have her here,” he said.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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