LATEST STORIES Alas, who was aware of Nabong’s past, said the center never learned from his punishment from Meralco. “He was very disrespectful, he shouldn’t even be on the other team,” said Alas whose Fuel Masters got the victory over Nabong’s Batang Pier 104-100. “He should be able to control his emotions. We’ve always said that you should learn from your mistakes.”“He shouldn’t be like that. We didn’t grow up just to be like that.”ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netPhoenix head coach Louie Alas called out Globalport’s Kelly Nabong after the two got into a verbal altercation during their teams’ matchup in the PBA Philippine Cup where the center lost his cool and spewed expletives not fit for printing. Nabong got ejected with 2:39 left in the second quarter after shouting profanities at one of the officials and at Alas. ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa GALLERY: Ateneo Blue Eaglets savor UAAP Jrs basketball crown “I saw that he [Nabong] already shouted profanities at one of the referees and I told the official that he should be in control,” said Alas in Filipino Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “Then Nabong said a bad word at me so I told him that he picked the wrong guy.”“Then he kept saying all these profanities, which should never tolerated.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutNabong had a similar episode when he was still playing with Meralco wherein he had an altercation against then assistant coach Jimmy Alapag. This incident caused the Bolts to drop their center who Globalport then picked up in free agency. Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus View comments
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