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Abueva crops Player of the Week honor

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By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Thanks to Calvin Abueva, Alaska is making a resurgence in the PBA Commissioner's Cup nearly a month after completely blowing a 3-0 Philippine Cup finals lead and losing to San Miguel.

Behind "The Beast", the Aces began its pursuit of finishing unfinished business by trouncing the Tropang TNT and the Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters, earning the energetic forward the Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week award as announced on Monday.

Despite foul trouble, Abueva led Alaska's fightback against Talk 'n Text to end what would be a five-game losing streak, including an upset by Blackwater, while delivering huge numbers against ROS.

Abueva edged out teammate Vic Manuel, Mahindra's Chito Jaime, SMB's Marcio Lassiter, and Ginebra's Greg Slaughter for the plum.

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