Calvin Abueva scored 17 of his team-high 19 points in the second half as he helped lead Alaska to a double-digit lead before they held off a late GlobalPort charge to notch their seventh win in eight games.
JVee Casio added 14 points while Sonny Thoss and Cyrus Baguio each added 10.
With the win, they moved back into the solo lead, slightly ahead of San Miguel (6-1). GlobalPort, meanwhile, dropped down to an even 4-4....
The inspired GlobalPort Batang Pier eyes another upset against the league’s top teams as is battles the Alaska Aces in PBA Philippine Cup action Saturday at Xavier University Gym in Cagayan de Oro City.
The Batang Pier and the Aces collide at 5 p.m. live on TV5.
GlobalPort (4-3) is coming off a rousing 105-97 win over the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters, a team which they hadn’t defeated until last Tuesday....
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez has joined the list of celebrity participants in BuyandSellPH.com’s online charity bazaar “Sari-Sari Stars”, putting several items, including two historic jerseys up for sale.
Fernandez donated his 1982 Toyota Corolla jersey, worn the year he earned his first of his four MVP awards, and his 1989 San Miguel Beermen jersey, the year he won his fourth and final MVP. Both jerseys are signed by the legendary center.
The historic Toyota jersey will be priced at P5,000 while the San Miguel jersey is set at P4,000....
After struggling in the past few games, the talented guard from Far Eastern University regained his shooting form as he exploded for 30 points and helped GlobalPort to an upset win over Talk N Text Tropang Texters.
But Romeo deflected the credit, saying he pulled off the timely explosion because of the trust given to him by his teammates....
"Sa wakas nakapanalo rin ng big games," said GlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio, whose team's previous victories in the conference came against bottom-dwellers Barako Bull, Kia, and Blackwater.
"Sabi ko five games 'to, mabibigat mga kalaban natin beginning today. Mag-step up tayo, level ng laro natin itaas natin, which is nagrespond naman sila."...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||4||4||0.500|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||1||8||0.111||10th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||1||8||0.111||10th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||7th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||5th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||2||12||0.143||10th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||1||13||0.071||10th|