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Bad News: Kevin Alas Out for 8 Months Due to ACL Injury

Kevin Alas of NLEX

This is definitely a big blow to NLEX's Finals aspiration

If you have seen the facial expression of Kevin Alas in the photo above, then you've must have felt bad about it because whether you're a fan of the former Letran star or not, you gotta appreciate the fact that this conference has been one of his bests in his young PBA career, having been coached by Yeng Guiao and has the potential to own one of the best backcourts in the PBA alongside Kiefer Ravena.

Then, tragedy struck Kevin Alas and the NLEX Road Warriors. And it appears to be a bad, bad beat for the young guard.  

Prepare the Road Warriors for the bad news as they will now play tomorrow's Game 6 of their best-of-7 semifinal series against the Magnolia Hotshots without Kevin Alas as Alas will miss the entire 43rd season of the PBA after sustaining an ACL injury which he sustained a minute into Game 5 which was won by the Hotshots, 87-78. With the Road Warriors down 3-2 in the series, NLEX will now need to find someone who can fill in the void that will be left by Alas who averaged 9 points and 4 assists in 4 games of the semifinals. 

With Alas out for Game 6 and the rest of the season, who will Kiefer Ravena turn to as his reliable backcourt mate?

When Alas went out, it was Juami Tingson who took his place in Game 5. However, he was ineffective as he only scored 2 points, going 1 for 7 from the field in 18 minutes. Coach Yeng Guiao can take Kenneth Ighalo as a possible option for Game 6 but the truth is, all of the playmaking responsibilities will now go to Kiefer Ravena which means guys like Alex Mallari, Cyrus Baguio and Larry Fornacier must start hitting their outside shots unlike how NLEX played in Game 5 where they only made 6 of their 22 shots in the 4th quarter alone which enabled Magnolia to run away with the crucial victory.


While nobody wanted Kevin Alas to get hurt and miss the rest of the season, Alas' absence will be felt especially on the offensive end because this will mean that Kiefer Ravena will now need to maximize every possession. But then, NLEX isn't out of the picture, just yet. Yeng Guiao can figure this out, one way or another. 

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