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Mikey Williams nails Finals MVP plum as TNT captures PH Cup crown

Delfin Dioquino
Mikey Williams nails Finals MVP plum as TNT captures PH Cup crown

FINALS MVP. TNT ends a six-year title drought with rookie Mikey Williams at the forefront of its attack.

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Showing no rookie jitters, Mikey Williams shines the brightest as TNT crushes Magnolia in five games in the PBA Philippine Cup finals

Mikey Williams may have fallen short of the Best Player of the Conference plum, but he still got the last laugh at the end of the PBA Philippine Cup.

Showing no rookie jitters, Williams captured the Finals MVP honors after leading TNT to a five-game conquest of Magnolia punctuated by a 94-79 blowout win on Friday, October 29.

The spitfire guard proved to be the unanimous choice for Finals MVP as he averaged 27.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 4.8 assists in the best-of-seven championship duel.

Williams delivered 24 points off 4 three-pointers to go with 4 rebounds and 4 assists in Game 5 as the Tropang Giga ended their six-year title drought in his first conference with the team. – Rappler.com

Delfin Dioquino

Delfin Dioquino dreamt of being a PBA player, but he did not have the skills to make it. So he pursued the next best thing to being an athlete – to write about them. He took up journalism at the University of Santo Tomas and joined Rappler as soon as he graduated in 2017.