ROBERT BOLIC and JUNE MAR FAJARDO were the top two statistical players in the recently concluded PBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Despite NorthPort and San Miguel failing to reach the mid-season conference finals, the 27-year-old Bolick and the 6-foot-10 Fajardo finished 1-2 in scoring and separately led two major departments.
Bolick led the tournament in scoring with an average of 21.0 points per game, followed by Fajardo on 18.0.
NorthPort’s guard was also the most exposed, averaging 41.4 minutes per game and finishing second in assists with a 6.3 average, just behind Terrafirma’s Alex Cabagnot (6.4).
Fajardo, the six-time MVP, remains the league’s leading rebounder, averaging 12.4 per game. The 33-year-old Cebuano also leads the league in defensive (7.8 rebounds) and offensive (4.5 rebounds), and is the only local player to average double figures in rebounding.
Don Trollano of NLEX was third in scoring (17.7 points), Juami Tiongson of Terrafirma was seventh (16.7), and Arvin Tolentino of NorthPort (16.4), Baser Amer of Blackwater (16.1), and Javee Mocon of Phoenix (14.8) were eighth and tenth, respectively.
Kobey Lam of the visiting Bay Area Dragons was their leading scorer, averaging 13.6 points per game.
The Hong Kong club team finished second to eventual champion Barangay Ginebra.
Chuanxing Liu, the Dragons’ 7-foot-5 center, led the league in total field goal percentage with a high accuracy of 71.6 percent, and he also led the league in 2-point field goal percentage with 73 percent.
San Miguel veteran shooter Marcio Lassiter leads the league with 47.4 percent, followed by Trollano (46.5 percent), Magnolia’s Paul Lee (45 percent), Ginebra’s Stanley Pringle (44.7 percent), and San Miguel’s Simon Enciso (44.7 percent) (44.2 percent).