Today News
A+ A A-

Mahinda still breathing after zapping Meralco

Don't count Mahindra out just yet.

The Floodbuster put on another solid performance, beating the Meralco Bolts, 105-92, last night to stay breathing in the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup last night at the Araneta Coliseum.
It was the second straight win for the Floodbuster, who now improved their win-loss mark to 2-5, and tied the Nlex Road Warriors at 10th to 11th places.
The loss was the fifth straight for the Bolts, who now dropped at the cellar with a 2-6 card.
Philip Paniamogan had a breakout performance,  finishing with a career high 25 points, including 7-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc.
Mahindra coach Chris Gavina wasn't surprised to see Paniamogan' s coming out party.
"I saw that coming following our performance during a Christmas game," Gavina told sportswriters after the game. "Even during the break he asked me if he could work out. He just did what he had to do. A true consumate of a pro."
Five other players also contributed double digit outputs.
Jason Duetchman, Alex Mallari, and Nico Salva added 13, Michael Digregorio had 11, including back-to-back treys entering the last two minutes that gave the Floodbuster a 101-85 advantage.
Rookie Russell Escoto chipped in 10.

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated.Basic HTML code is allowed.

Commentaries

What is it to hide?

25-05-2017 Charlie V. Manalo

What is it to hide?

When it comes to hypocrisy, nothing and no one can beat...

US-Saudi arms mega deal looks to counter…

25-05-2017 AFP and Tribune Wires

US-Saudi arms mega deal looks to counter Iran

WASHINGTON — Washington has announced a bumper arms dea...

The most guilty

25-05-2017 Tribune Wires

The most guilty

By the time you’re reading this, perhaps Janet Lim-Napo...

Superb ideas, impressive resolves, decis…

25-05-2017 Archbishop Oscar V.Cruz

Superb ideas, impressive resolves, decisive actions

Admirable are the government officials who think of mar...

Gambia tackles sleazy image to diversify…

25-05-2017 AFP and Tribune Wires

Gambia tackles sleazy image to diversify tourism

SERREKUNDA, Gambia — For decades, The Gambia has built ...

Conservatives flex Trump-era might on US…

25-05-2017 AFP and Tribune Wires

Conservatives flex Trump-era might on US campuses

BOSTON, Massachusetts — US universities are often basti...

Sports

Headlines

Nation

Metro

Sports

Life Style

Etcetera

Motoring

business

Copyright 2000-2012 All rights reserved, The Daily Tribune Publishing Inc.