Both the Frontrow-backed Stars and the ADG Construction-supported Giant Lanterns are coming off back-to-back victories, but only one them could sustain that winning run when they square off in their 6:30 p.m. encounter.
Chris Bitoon and Aris Dionisio, Manila’s 1-2 punch, led a balance attack by the Stars, who posted their fourth win in five games and won two in a row at home.
“Medyo disappointed ako sa sarili ko kasi nung nag-PBA ako, medyo tumaba ako, hindi ako naging masyadong disiplinado, kaya ditto sa MPBL, may gusto akong i-prove dahil gusto ko ulit makabalik sa PBA,” – Mac Tallo #MPBL
A big fourth quarter run allowed the Davao Occidental Tigers to keep their season alive and salvaged a 77-66 triumph over the San Juan Knights in Game 4 of the best-of-five finals series late Monday night at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. #MPBL
“I’ll take any win, even if it’s ugly,” – Bataan coach Jojo Lastimosa #MPBL
Bataan dumped Caloocan, 83-71, to complete the sweep as Richard Escoto had a soloid game for the Zetapro-backed Risers. The pride of Far Eastern University finished with 17 points and nine rebounds to lead the Risers charge. #MPBL
The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup begins its playoffs on Tuesday at the Bataan People’s Center as the host team and top seeded squad Bataan Risers take the floor against the Caloocan Supremos even as Manila and Bulacan start their own best-of-three series. #MPBL
Manila beat Cebu black and blue on Tuesday’s MPBL Datu Cup even as Bacoor had its share of the spotlight by completing a comeback win at the Cuneta Astrodome.
It will be the Pasay Voyagers to play host for the MPBL Datu Cup, taking on the Bacoor Strikers at the Cuneta Astrodome on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Makati completed a comeback from 16 points down before pulling off a thrilling 99-98 escape win over powerhouse Manila, 99-98, in the MPBL Datu Cup late Thursday night at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.