Anjo Caram started hot in Meralco’s 125-99 thumping of Blackwater in the PBA Governors Cup on Saturday night due to the adrenaline rush he was experiencing after being out of action for the previous three weeks.
Anjo Caram makes a powerful comeback
At the Ynares Center, Caram’s 16 points in the opening frame set the tone for the Bolts and created an early lead between them and the Bossing.
The seasoned guard led the squad to its third victory in four games with 18 points on 4-of-6 shooting from outside the arc.
Beyond the statistics, Caram claimed he was ecstatic to be back playing on the court.
He missed the last two to three weeks due to an ankle issue.
Caram had been out of the game for a while, so it was exciting for him when, at the 3:33 mark of the first quarter, Coach Norman Black eventually fielded him in.
Caram claimed that he has not played in a long and that he put a lot of effort into getting in shape so he could represent the club this year.
Soon after, Caram demonstrated his leadership skills for the squad by overseeing a crucial second-quarter run that saw the Bolts score 36 points and take a commanding 67-50 lead into halftime.
He achieved the goal, becoming the shortest player in PBA history (5-6 3/4) to ever score at least 30 points in a game.
The Iloilo City guard, who was chosen by the Bolts in the third round of the 2013 draft, expressed his gratitude for Meralco, where, you had better believe it; he is celebrating his tenth year with the company.
Caram expressed his gratitude for his tenth year working for Meralco. Additionally, he constantly expressed gratitude for the modest contributions he made in court.