Reeling from five straight defeats that pulled them down to a 3-11 record, the Imus Bandera are hoping the fatigue factor will catch up on the Batangas Athletics, who played against the Davao Occidental Tigers on Friday, in their game set to start at 8:30 p.m. (12:30 a.m. Sunday, Philippine time). #MPBL
Pasaol, traded by Bataan for Juntilla, then with Zamboanga, turned hot in the fourth quarter to power the Zamboanguenos past the General Santos Warriors, 62-52.
Pacquiao, his wife Jinkee, and other members of his entourage will fly to the United Arab Emirates capital and most populous city on Thursday along with other MPBL officials and staff. #MPBL
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
Yee, who boasts an MPBL best 29 double-double performances, got support from Emman Calo with 13 points, Chester Saldua with 10, and Yvan Ludovice with 8 points, 8 assists and 2 steals #MPBL
The Knights, leaders in the North division, are pitted against the host Pampanga Giant Lanterns at 8:30 p.m. while the Tigers, the South division pacesetters, are up against the Bicol Volcanoes at 6:30 p.m. #MPBL
Gabby Espinas and Gian Abrigo combined forces and put up 21 points and nine rebounds together, but the rest of the Stars were also more busy forcing turnovers on their rivals, who turned the ball over 23 times.
Lester Alvarez pumped in 21 points and stepped up big in the absence of Jeff Viernes while Adrian Santos and Nikki Perez also made valuable contributions in leading the Tanduay-backed Athletics to a 76-54 demolition job of the SOCCSKSARGEN Marlins. #MPBL
Games Tuesday (Cuneta Astrodome) 4 p.m. – Bulacan vs Navotas 6:30 p.m. – Makati vs Marikina 9 p.m. – Pasay vs Parañaque Pasay tries to
Riding on the crest of an eight-game winning run and a perfect streak with head coach Rich Alvarez in tow, the Warriors found a more determined, more aggressive counterparts in the Caloocan Supremos, who pulled off an inspiring 79-70 triumph. #MPBL