NLEX nips Phoenix, ends campaign with back-to-back wins

first_imgLATEST STORIES Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes “We just wanted to make a good last impression going to the third conference,” said NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao.“We’re trying to gain as much confidence. Thats the best we can do. We’re also trying to gel the new guys, and it’s working,” he added.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingGuiao, the multi-titled mentor, was referring to Mallari and JR Quiñahan, who, along with veteran sharpshooter Larry Fonacier, were acquired in a four-team trade earlier in the month.Quiñahan, who won two championships with Guiao during their stay at Rain or Shine, contributed 14 points, four rebounds and a block in less than 20 minutes off the bench. Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ PBA IMAGESNLEX ended its campaign on a high note after edging Phoenix, 116-114, in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Saturday at Ynares Center in Antipolo.Alex Mallari led the way with 22 points on top of nine rebounds and five assists for the Road Warriors.ADVERTISEMENT Lumad kids relish chance to play in Mindanao Games NLEX 116 – Mallari 22, Chism 20, Quinahan 14, Lastimosa 10, Alas10, Monfort 9, Al-Hussaini 8, Tiingson 7, Rios 6,Gotladera 4, Taulava 2, Baracael 2, Soyud 2. PHOENIX 114 – Wright 42, McKay 16, Jazul 13, Baguio 8, Torres 9, W. Wilson 7, Borboran 6, Alolino 5, J. Wilson 5, Intal 2, Dehesa 2, Kramer 0, Miranda 0.Quarters: 35-22, 59-46, 83-79, 116-114.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blastcenter_img MOST READ Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV View comments The Road Warriors, who dropped their first nine games this conference, posted their second straight victory after stunning the Alaska Aces, 100-92, on Wednesday.Import Wayne Chism notched a double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds to help spoil Phoenix rookie Matthew Wright’s career performance.Wright exploded for 42 points on a blistering 15-of-25 shooting from the field including five 3-pointers.The Fuel Masters reeled to their second setback in a row after a 122-121 overtime loss to Mahindra on Sunday to wrap up the elimination round with a 4-7 mark.The scores: ADVERTISEMENT BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blastlast_img

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