Already dominant, Ginebra towers Japeth Aguilar, Greg Slaughter still getting better together. Japeth Aguilar and Greg Slaughter have played two PBA games together for Barangay Ginebra San Miguel.
And the league's newest twin towers have been nothing less than dominant, powering the Gin Kings to two lopsided wins to open the PLDT MyDSL Philippine Cup.
Over two games, Aguilar is averaging 18.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 3.5 blocks, while Slaughter has normed 14.0 points, 13.0 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks.
The scariest thing? The two men are still getting better.
"The more time we play together, the better. We're still a young team. We're still feeling each other out more," said Slaughter.
For Aguilar, having Slaughter join him up front gives him the luxury of doing what he does best — running the floor, acting as secondary rebounder, and doing weak side rebounding.
"It's nice talaga na may katulong ako sa loob," Aguilar told InterAKTV in an exclusive interview. "Pero sa tingin ko malaking tulong rin yung preparation in practice."
Both players like the present setup of the team.
"It's a combination of youth and veterans," added Aguilar.
Slaughter said the veterans were trying to encourage him and setting him up a lot more.
"LA (Tenorio), Mark (Caguioa) did a good job finding me on the floor, get me on the post sometimes. I'm just doing my job rebounding and trying to block shots," said Slaughter.