PBA: 'The Blur' bags first Best Player of the Conference plum
MANILA, Philippines - Jayson 'The Blur' Castro blows past the competition to bag the PBA 2013 Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference.
PBA Statistician Fidel Mangonon III posted the official tally sheet of the voting on social networking site Twitter.
Talk 'N Texts' Castro, who is averaging 15.96 ppg, 4.48 rpg and 3.61 apg so far in the Philippine Cup, received a total of 1,146 points from the players' statistical points and votes from media, other PBA players, and the commissioner's office.
This is the first time that the speedy guard from Pampanga received such an award since entering the league back in 2008.
Castro has been a consistent key contributor in the Texters' recent championship runs. He was named Finals Most Valuable Player twice in the 2010-2011 season -- one for the Philippine Cup and another for the Commissioner's Cup.
His teammate, forward Ranidel De Ocampo, came in second after collecting a total of 730 points.
Alaska's phenomenal rookie Calvin Abueva, who many thought had a great chance of getting the BPC plum in his first ever conference in the PBA, finished third with 612 points.
Petron's double-double machine Arwind Santos finished fourth with 520 points while Sol Mercado, who led the league in points (19.12 ppg) and assists (6.69 apg) finished 5th with 437 points. - Rappler.com