This is one rather disappointing news to the Barangay throng.

Top local gunner Mark Caguioa will be out for at least one week.

Tests done on Caguioa’s injured left knee Saturday afternoon showed that he suffered a sprained left MCL (medial cruciate ligament).

Because of this, attending physician Dr. Raul Canlas will place an immobilizer on the knee to prevent the injury from becoming worse due to wrong movement.

Canlas, who diagnosed the injury to be a grade 1 MCL sprain, ordered Caguioa to rest for a week and come back to him for re-evaluation.

“Pag ganun ang kaso, 1 week rest tapos day-to-day ang status ng return niya,” said a Barangay Ginebra San Miguel insider.

Caguioa’s 23 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1 steal per game will surely be missed by Ginebra, which is currently on a three-game win run and making a strong bid for a solid placing going into the playoffs.

“Sayang talaga, kasi instant 23 points yun sa opensa namin, kailangan na lang ngayon magdasal ang mga fans ng team for his quick recovery tapos mag step up yung ibang locals namin,” said the same source.

Barako Bull will be the first team to face the Caguioa-less Kings on Palm Sunday.

Luckily for Ginebra, the team takes a 9-day break after that game against the Energy Cola. The crowd darlings have no game scheduled during Holy Week and will only be back on April 3. They’re hoping Caguioa will be on active duty by then as the Kings definitely need his production when they take on the streaking Air21 Express. (SBadua)

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  • homebasedpapi

    Awts naman. Sana maka-step-up ibang locals sa pgkawala ni Spark.

  • Kino Abustan

    Basta Ginebra Team, always the spirit of teamwork is there.. go team, even spark absent today, do the best way to attain the victory………

  • disqus_HRvVsQbGsy

    idol mark pagdadasal ka namin na makabalik agad..sana nothing serious..pls give us the championship..we believe in you

  • EdNSD,,),,

    Kayang kaya ni MC yan. napagdaanan niya na lahat ng malalang injury kaya sigurado ako na he can bounce back. Go BGSM. NSD parin mga kabz.

  • stef

    hey anzai,here comes brgy.ginebra……eventhough MC will not play today never say die spirit will come at the big dome today…..badsaguirre,lahing ginebra…..

  • raymarion

    we pray for you MC for fast recovery. more power God bless! sana mag step up ang mga locals. nasan na ba si super ababou?

    • Johnny Castro

      Si dylan me injury din ACL tear matatagalan bago un makabalek..

  • Johnny Castro

    idol Mark pagaling ka, sigurado panalo tayo mya, wait ka namin sa next game against AIR 21..

  • Johnny Castro

    MGA KABARANGAY KITA KITS TAYO MGA SA LIVE STREAMING sa kabilang istasyon di pwede banggitin d2 eh hehehehe

  • mike flores

    haha .. caguioa is a big thing for the team .. but our support is the most important thing for them .. #bgsmwebelieve

  • haha

    aww. kaya yan ng BGSM. sana magstep ang ibang players para tuloy tuloy ang panalo hanggang finals na to.

  • luis mercado

    kaya nyo yan guys just confidence

  • SpYdErMaN

    CAGUIOA less no problem..barangay ginebra is always be the best…..

  • Ryan Dela Cruz

    MC47 is just fine. applicable din sa injuries ang motto nila: “NEVER SAY DIE, BUWIS BUHAY PARA SA BARANGAY” hehehe

  • chrissotto

    the spark kailangan ka namin

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