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.
Combo guard Gerald Anderson led the Bandera as the only double-digit scorer of the group with 14 points (6/11 FGs), 4 rebounds, and 5 steals. #MPBL
Montalbo will play for the retooling Makati Super Crunch, one of the hottest teams in the recent MPBL Datu Cup, but falter in the playoffs and lost to the Quezon City Capitals in the northern division quarterfinal round.
After playing the role as clutch performer in two of his team’s last three wins, Cervantes had suddenly turned cold. He missed all of his five attempts from the field and went on to finish the game scoreless. #MPBL
Joseph Terso stepped up big time and knocked in four treys on his way to finishing with 14 points while Mark Yee continued his MVP-type of games with yet another double-double performance. #MPBL
The Family’s Brand Sardines-backed Zamboanga squad turned to unlikely sources Joseph Nalos and Ivan Villanueva in completing a series win. Zamboanga became the latest low-ranked team to advance to the Final Four as the sixth seeded squad stunned the No. 3 seed Muntinlupa-Angelis Resort. #MPBL
The Athletics repulsed the challenge of a no quit Imus Bandera before preserving a 77-69 win at the start of their MPBL Datu Cup best-of-three quarterfinals series . #MPBL
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup match between the Pampanga Lanterns and the Batangas City Athletics – Tanduay at the Olivarez College Gymnasium, Paranaque City.
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup match between the Batangas Athletics – Tanduay and the Cebu City Sharks – Casino Ethyl Alcohol at the Batangas City Coliseum in Batangas City.
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup match between the Bacoor City Strikers and the Caloocan Supremos-Longrich at the Batangas City Coliseum in Batangas City.