Isaac Go named 2019 PBA D-League MVP

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MANILA, Philippiines –Sweet-shooting big man Isaac Go has been awarded the conference Most Valuable Player award on Thursday, June 20 for helping lead Cignal-Ateneo to the top spot in the 2019 PBA D-League.

The 6-foot-8 slotman bested teammate Thirdy Ravena, St. Clare-Virtual Reality’s Junjie Hallare and Joshua Fontanilla, and the Valencia-San Sebastian star duo of RK Ilagan and Allyn Bulanadi to win MVP honors.

Go averaged 9.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists in just under 17 minutes a game under coach Tab Baldwin’s team-oriented system.

Entering his final year in the UAAP Season 82, Go has risen to fan favorite status for making clutch plays and helping the Ateneo Blue Eagles win two straight championships from Season 80 to 81.

Having Go’s second MVP award this year after swiping the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) MVP plum back in January. There, the Blue Eagles dropped reigning NCAA champion San Beda in 3 games to win the PCCL championship.

Cignal-Ateneo is presently in the thick of the best-of-5 D-League Finals tied 1-1 against the shorthanded, but dangerous CEU Scorpions.

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