June 16, 2021

Mercado suffers high-grade ankle sprain after chasedown block

first_imgMeralco nips Ginebra, ties PBA Finals Mercado writhed in pain at the baseline as the Gin Kings tried to force overtime, but Brownlee’s one-hander went short and the Bolts escaped with the 85-83 victory to level the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals to two games apiece.“It’s unfortunate because that was a game-saving play by Sol, but he got injured doing it,” rued coach Tim Cone.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogMercado declined to give interviews after the game as he was taken out on a wheelchair and was rushed to Cardinal Santos Medical Center.Gin Kings assistant coach Olsen Racela shared to the media the initial findings from the team doctors, who ruled it a high grade ankle sprain. But the team is still hoping that the injury won’t keep Mercado out of their lineup for the duration of the championship series. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netGinebra is keeping its fingers crossed that Sol Mercado’s injury isn’t serious.The 33-year-old playmaker suffered a high grade left ankle sprain after a bad landing following his chasedown block on Jared Dillinger in the last 15 seconds of Game 4.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “You never know about sprained ankles until the next day. The swelling dictates what grade it is, one, two, or three. If it’s a grade one, he’ll get a chance to play, but if it’s two or three, he won’t make it on Sunday,” said Cone.Mercado has been a good barometer of Ginebra in the Finals as he averaged 6.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 2.5 steals in the first two wins, but went scoreless in Games 3 and 4, both Gin King losses, to go with 1.5 boards, 1.0 assist, and 0.5 steals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny 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 MOST READ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View commentslast_img read more

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7 nabbed with illegal guns, ammo

first_imgAs the Guyana Police Force intensifies its search and recovery efforts for illegal weapons, seven men were arrested over the weekend for possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition.The pistol and magazine recovered in Bagotstown, East Bank DemeraraThis is as the Anti-Crime Unit, while on patrol around 23:30h on Saturday, apprehended six men at a shop at the junction of Norton Street, Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara (EBD), one of whom was carrying an illegal .32 pistol, complete with magazine.The men, said to be between the ages of 18 and 39, were all arrested and taken into custody where they remain, assisting with the ongoing investigations.Meanwhile, just hours later, ranks, acting on information received, conducted a search on a Bourda, Georgetown residence around 04:30h on Sunday. During the operation, the officers recovered an unlicensed .32 pistol along with three matching rounds of ammunition.The gun and ammunition recovered in Bourda, GeorgetownAccording to Police reports, at the time of the raid, the 28-year-old suspect had the weapon hidden under his pillow. He was also taken into custody and was assisting Police ranks with their investigations.last_img read more

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