McKay, who scored 17 of his team's 25 points in the 1st quarter, dumped 11 more in the 4th where Phoenix went up by double digits and kept Alaska at bay.
Alaska made it 90-84 with 64 seconds remaining on back-to-back 3-pointers by JV Casio and Corey Jefferson.
But RJ Jazul, traded from Phoenix to Alaska this season, scored on a floater and converted 2 free throws to preserve the victory....
The Aces tackle the Fuel Masters at 4:15 p.m. then the Texters tangle with the Batang Pier at 7 p.m. in the final Friday twinbill before the 2017 PBA All-Star Week that serves as a short breather for the ball clubs going into the last half of the single round elims.
Alaska is in the Top Four with a 4-1 win-loss slates but they hope to build some momentum when they face elite rivals in the mid-season tourney....
"Record-wise, I could not ask for anything more," Compton said after Alaska's nail-biting 105-102 victory over Rain or Shine on Sunday, the Aces' fourth win in a row.
"Pero pagdating sa kung paano kami naglalaro, kulang pa," the coach quickly added. "Kulang pa."...
Jefferson felt embarrassed and he made it a point to drill his next shots in hopes of maintaining the team’s unbeaten record.
And he did, going 5-of-8 from threes, including the go-ahead trey with 30.1 seconds remaining to lead the Aces to a 105-102 win over the Elasto Painters....
Alaska remained unbeaten in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup, taking a wild 105-102 victory over defending champion Rain or Shine Sunday at the Big Dome.
After the Elasto Painters came back from a 14-point deficit to turn the game into a dogfight in the fourth quarter, Jefferson and Shawn Taggart engaged in a shootout that set up an exciting finish in the rematch of last year's Finals....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2016-2017 Commissioners' Cup||4||2||0.667|
|2016-2017 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||6||6||0.500||6th|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||14||11||0.560||Runner-up|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||16||7||0.696||Runner-up|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||12||7||0.632||Runner-up|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||5||8||0.385||6th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||17||9||0.654||Runner-up|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||8||7||0.533||4th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||7||5||0.583||6th|