“I’ll take any win, even if it’s ugly,” – Bataan coach Jojo Lastimosa #MPBL
The top seeded Risers ripped the Supremos, 91-71, at home and moved a win away from notching a Final Four seat in the tough northern division of this tournament put up by Senator Manny Pacquiao with PBA legend and former MVP Kenneth Duremdes serving as commissioner. #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
The Clutch ran roughshod over the Quezon City Capitals, 120-115, on a record-setting night and served notice of its readiness for the quarterfinal round. They hit 16 triples on their way to recording the most points scored by any team in the young two-season history of the league. #MPBL
IN its first home game nearly a month ago, Quezon City was able to pull off a tough win over Gen San. This time, the Black Mamba-backed Capitals face another acid test when they take on the streaking Bataan Risers in the main game of the MPBL Datu Cup at the Blue Eagle Gym.