Pampanga Lanterns (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Giant Lanterns, Shoemasters win

The 6-foot-4 Demusis, who formerly saw action in the Thailand Basketball Super League, scored a team-high 15 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and issued 3 assists as the Strikers raised their record to 13-3 in the South division of the 31-team field. #MPBL

Jemal Vizcarra of the Paranaque Patriots (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Paranaque shocks Batangas; Pasay, Rizal win

Jemal Vizcarra knocked in 15 points, including crucial baskets in the last 40 seconds of the game that helped the Yabo Sports-backed Patriots to get back on track after losing by 53 points against the Bacoor Strikers last time around. #MPBL

Bacoor Strikers (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Bacoor frustrates Bacolod; Rizal wins

The Bacoor Strikers were tested to the hilt before subduing Bacolod Master’s Sardines, 107-100, while the Rizal Xentro Mall Golden Coolers rallied from 20 points down to shock the Batangas City Athletics, 78-76. #MPBL

Prince Orizu of Bacoor Strike battles three Caloocan Supremos defenders. (Metro League photo)

Metro League: Caloocan teams live to fight another day

Caloocan-Gerry’s Grill fended off Bacoor Strike sa Serbisyo in Game 2 of their Reinforced (2nd) Conference best-of-3 Finals 78-73 while Caloocan-Arceegee dominated Bacoor City Agimat 88-60 also in their own 17-and-under best-of-3 championship duel in the M-League #MetroLeaguePH

Mark Yee of Davao Occidental dives for the loose ball against Larry Muyang of San Juan as their respective teammates look on.

MPBL: Davao Occ forces rubber match

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