Scottie Thompson capped a remarkable PBA Governors’ Cup campaign by winning his first ever Best Player of the Conference award in runaway fashion on Wednesday.
The Barangay Ginebra guard won the highest individual honor of the conference hands down, amassing a total of 1,128 points from the combined statistical points and votes from the media, players, and the PBA office.
He bested TnT rookie sensation Mickey Williams, NorthPort’s prolific gunner Robert Bolick and former MVP Arwind Santos, and Phoenix star Matthew Wright in claiming the biggest personal award he received so far in his seven-year pro career.
Thompson, 28, topped the statistics with 401 points, and got the nod of the media (480), players (97), and PBA (150) to emerge the unanimous choice for the coveted honor.
For Justin Brownlee, fourth time’s a charm.
The resident Barangay Ginebra reinforcement finally won his very first Best Import Award in the PBA Governors Cup Wednesday night, emerging as the unanimous choice for the honor against Magnolia’s Mike Harris and Meralco’s Tony Bishop.
Brownlee, 33, topped the statistical race and all votes from media, players, and PBA Commissioner’s Office in winning the award that has eluded him in three previous Governors Cup campaign.
He finished with 559 statistical points, garnered 493 votes from the media, 73 from players, and 150 from the PBA office for a total of 1,275 points.