PBA: Moala Tautuaa, Vic Manuel ready for June Mar Fajardo fill-in duties

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San Miguel big man Mo Tautuaa. –PBA IMAGES

Mo Tautuaa and Vic Manuel figured prominently in San Miguel Beer’s rout of Rain or Shine on Friday and their return to form comes at a time when the Beermen will gun for a second crown this season without cornerstone June Mar Fajardo.

“I’ve spoken to Vic and Mo, (and I told them) it’s their time to shine,” head coach Jorge Gallent.

And Tautuaa reminded everyone how that won’t be much of a problem.

“I mean, if you guys remember before I got here, I was a good player,” Tautuaa told the Inquirer after scoring 23 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in the Beermen’s 129-116 rout of the Painters. “So this is nothing, really. It’s just making sure I play basketball again. Finding my rhythm—that’s all it is.”

Manuel also had 23 points for San Miguel even as he continues to get into perfect rhythm after coming off an…

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