Ref, lutong-luto ah, screams a disappointed Meralco player after game

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 23:01:45 +0000







Meralco’s frustration over the officiating in Sunday’s 91-84 loss to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in Game 3 of their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series was certainly loud and clear after one unsavory remark was heard on television.

One Sports’ broadcast of the game was able to pick up the soundbyte made by an unknown member of the Meralco squad who shouted “Ref, lutong-luto to ah,” suggesting that the officiating were deliberately favoring Ginebra.

Play-by-play commentator James Velasquez could only say “Uh oh” while his broadcast partner Jolly Escobar had to explain the drawbacks of having no fans inside the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center.

“Some of the disadvantages ng walang crowd. Sorry everyone,” the former PBA player said followed by wh