Allein Maliksi Named PBA Player of the Week His First in the PBA
On Sunday's game between the Star Hotshots and Tropang Texters, Allein Maliksi led his team with an explosive 29-point career high offensive performance, built on a 6-of-6 shooting from the 3-point range.
The Star Hotshots defeated the Tropang Texters with the final score of 96-88 and clinched their second win in the Commissioner's Cup.
In winning the Best Player of the Week honors, Star Hotshots hea coach Jason Webb told PBA.ph that Allein Maliksi the guy who is really working hard, being the last one to leave the gym," Webb stated.
Allein Maliksi earns his first-ever PBA Player of the Week award, dominating last week's performers which include Ginebra's LA Tenorio, Greg Slaughter and Japeth Aguilar, Alaska's Vic Manuel and San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo.
Maliksi is averaging a career-high 17.7 points to go along with 3.8 rebounds and one steal per game for the Hotshots in the conference.