Alab Pilipinas gets 1st win of ABL season over Wolf Warriors behind Heading, Wyatt
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San Miguel Alab Pilipinas blew an early lead before surging late to withstand the Macau Black Bears in overtime, 114-110 for their maiden win of the 2019-2020 ASEAN Basketball League season Wednesday night.
Sharpshooter Jordan Heading bounced back with 27 big points on 9/14 shooting including 6/10 from 3-point land.
Khalif Wyatt added 24 points off the bench, also hitting 6/10 from long range.
Alab shot a remarkable 17-38 from 3-point area throughout the game.
Nick King filled the stat sheets with 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists while Jason Brickman facilitated well with 14 points, 7 boards, and 12 dimes.
Alab built a 30-20 1st quarter lead but Macau, the home team, stormed back with a 29-11 3rd quarter to seize the lead.
The Philippine side forced overtime eventually, before their imports delivered huge shots for the win.
Alab is now 1-1 in the young ABL season.
(Photo from ABL Facebook page)