Branrey Bienes lit up for the Tamaraws, dropping nine of his 25 points in the final canto, on top of six rebounds to rise to a 5-3 record in the Foundation Group. #PBADL
Alvin Pasaol started off hot with his 10 first quarter points to guide his side to a 31-11 advantage, before once again imposing his might late, dropping eight of the Knights’ last 11 points. He registered 28 points, seven rebounds, and three assists in the win. #PBADL
Cameroonian bruiser Patrick Tchuente conspired with Ken Tuffin as the Tamaraws gained early headways with a 12-0 outburst to end the first period and grab a 26-14 lead, using that run to preserve a cushion that never dipped to as low as 10.
“Ang sinasabi ko lang sa kanila, wala na tayong nung dalawang leader natin, wag na nating asahan sila. Kailangan silang mag-step up.”- coach Boyet Fernandez #PBADL
“Our discipline wasn’t good in the first half and that’s not the right recipe to play successful basketball,” – Tab Baldwin #PBADL
“Di ako happy. We’re up by 17, akala nila ang galing nila. We almost lost this game,” – Charles Tiu #PBADL
Named the no. 1 ranked Filipino 3×3 player shortly before the games of the culminating leg tipped off, Munzon fittingly showed why he deserved to be the top baller in the country as he displayed his full repertoire to lead his squad to successive wins.
The M-League is set to allow teams to field one import this conference in a bid to add spice and excitement to the tournament backed by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) and which has San Miguel Corporation as league presentor. #MetroLeague
“Sabi ko nga, kailangan natin makuha yung panalo para gumanda ang positioning natin. Nag-stick lang kami sa gameplan.” – Coach Pablo Lucas #PBA
“Ang sinasabi ko na lang sa kanila palagi, kailangan naming ibigay ang best effort sa practice. Doon kami mabubuo as a team lalo na at akyat-baba ang laro players namin. Buti naman ngayon, lumabas ang resulta,” – coach Yong Garcia. #PBADL