AMA coach sees a bit of Arwind Santos, Jeron Teng in top tick Owen Graham

first_imgAMA Online Education coach Mark Herrera is all smiles with his top selection Fil-Canadian Owen Graham in the 2017 PBA D-League Draft. Photo by Randolph B. Leongson/ INQUIRER.netHead coach Mark Herrera couldn’t help but compare AMA Online Education’s top overall selection Owen Graham in the 2017 PBA D-League Draft to a former PBA Most Valuable Player.“He’s like Arwind Santos. He’s hardworking on defense plus he can score,” said Herrera of the Fil-Canadian forward.ADVERTISEMENT Foton grabs bronze medal in PSL Grand Prix OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours MOST READ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene He also saw something in Graham that reminded him of former AMA standout Jeron Teng.“He’s like Jeron that he really gives his all in practice. He always goes hard and you can really show how high his level is,” said Herrera, blown away by Graham’s effort in the Titans practices.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseWith Graham and Andre Paras in tow, AMA is set to field in an intriguing 1-2 punch in the upcoming PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cu.Herrera is optimistic with his team’s chances as they hope to finally break the glass ceiling and get their first semifinals appearance. “We can see that the two of them form a good combination. Andre is a workhorse and Owen can play the two to five positions, so they have a good tandem,” said Herrera.AMA will also parade the likes of Mario Bonleon and newcomers Michael Cañete, Richard Escoto, and Philip Manalang.“Every conference, AMA always makes it to the quarters. So this time around, our target is to reach the semis going to the championship.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson 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 Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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