Dandan attributes Columbian’s inconsistent play to poor defense

first_imgLATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Ray Parks blasts MPBL for its Fil-foreign rule Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next There’s a saying that goes, “you win some, you lose some” but in the case of Columbian, “you win big, you lose big” would be more fitting based on their first six games in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours So far, it’s been an up-and-down conference for the Dyip, who either win by a wide margin or lose in lopsided fashion.Columbian head coach Ricky Dandan knows exactly what causes his team’s inconsistent play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“That’s mostly because of our defense, we weren’t able to execute our defensive plan, and it looked like we did not have a defensive plan at all,” said Dandan after losing to Magnolia 126-101 Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“Our defense feeds our offense and every time we’re able to make stops and we’re aggressive defensively and we’re not missing assignments we transform that into points for ourselves.” View comments MOST READ Columbian, so far, has breached the 100-point mark in all of its games, averaging 117.7 points per game during its wins while norming 102.3 in losses.The Dyip have an average winning margin of 18.7  but they get outscored by an average of 23 points during their losses.“If you don’t make stops, that’s what happens,” said Dandan. “We’re No. 1 on offense, but then if we’re not going to improve defensively going deep into the conference we’re going to have problems.”Dandan, however, feels his players will be able to develop a level of consistency during a two-week break as the league makes way for its All-Star festivities.“This break is heaven sent,” said Dandan. “We will be able to regroup and that’s what we’re going to do. I need to shift their mindset to a better defensive mindset.”ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 awardlast_img read more


first_imgCROOKS are again targeting elderly people – claiming to be collecting the Household Tax.Donegal County Council says that NO members of staff are collecting the tax door-to-door.The latest incidents have happened in Gaoth Dobhair. It follows similar incidents in Buncrana two months ago. CROOKS IN HOUSEHOLD CHARGE CON was last modified: July 25th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more