2019 PBA Leo Awards: Complete list of winners
San Miguel Beermen star center June Mar Fajardo and his record sixth straight Most Valuable Player award headlined the 2019 PBA Leo Awards.
Fajardo capped his stellar season with the unprecedented feat as well as two other awards. In all of San Miguel’s 61 outings last season, the 30-year old posted per-game averages of 18.9 points, 13 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks before suffering a fractured right tibia during practice last month.
Columbian Dyip’s CJ Perez meanwhile, took home the Rookie of the Year trophy, while another San Miguel big man Moala Tautuaa was named the Most Improved Player.
Here is the complete list of the winners of the PBA Leo Awards for the 44th season:
Samboy Lim Sportsmanship award – Gabe Norwood (Rain or Shine Elasto Painters)
Most Improved Player – Moala Tautuaa (San Miguel Beer)
All-Defensive Team – June Mar Fajardo (San Miguel Beer), Sean Anthony (Northport Batang Pier), Japeth Aguilar (Barangay Ginebra), Chris Ross (San Miguel Beer), CJ Perez (Columbian Dyip)
Rookie of the Year – CJ Perez (Columbian Dyip)
Mythical Second Team – RR Pogoy (TNT KaTropa), Stanley Pringle (Barangay Ginebra), Japeth Aguilar (Barangay Ginebra), Troy Rosario (TNT KaTropa), Ian Sangalang (Magnolia Hotshots)
Mythical First Team – Jayson Castro (TNT KaTropa), CJ Perez (Columbian Dyip), June Mar Fajardo (San Miguel Beermen), Christian Standhardinger (Northport Batang Pier), Sean Anthony (Northport Batang Pier)
Most Valuable Player – June Mar Fajardo (San Miguel Beer)