MANILA, Philippines—Blackwater weathered a late cost by Phoenix and claimed a 108-105 victory that snapped a seven-game skid relationship again to the earlier convention within the PBA Governors’ Cup on Friday at Ynares Heart in Antipolo Metropolis.
Import Shawn Glover scored 31 factors, together with some key baskets down the stretch, because the Bossing barged into the win column after dropping their opening project towards the NLEX Street Warriors final Wednesday.
The Bossing additionally foiled two three-point makes an attempt by Tyler Tio that may have tied the rating within the closing 30 seconds, together with the sport’s closing play, and dealt the Gas Masters a 0-2 begin underneath interim coach Jamike Jarin.
“I challenged the blokes to be more durable right this moment,” stated Blackwater coach Ariel Vanguardia. “We handled it as a championship as a result of it’s onerous to be down 0-2 and it will be onerous to bounce again.”
It was Blackwater’s first win since October 14 when it defeated Terrafirma, 93-86, within the Commissioner’s Cup. The Bossing then misplaced the ultimate six video games of the convention earlier than falling to the Street Warriors to open the season-ending convention.
Baser Amer scored 17 factors, rookie Ato Ular had 14 factors and 11 rebounds whereas Yousef Taha posted 10 factors and 13 rebounds for Blackwater. Glover additionally had a double-double by hauling down 13 boards.
Du’vaughn Maxwell tallied 37 factors, scoring a portion of these throughout the Gas Masters’ repeated rallies within the payoff interval. They might take the lead at 98-97 after a Tio putback with 1:40 left.
However Glover scored and Casio made a nook jumper whereas stepping on the three-point arc as Blackwater elevated its margin to 101-98.
BLACKWATER 108 — Glover 31, Amer 17, Ular 14, Taha 10, McCarthy 9, Hill 6, Banal 6, Ayonayon 5, Casio 5, Ilagan 3, DiGregorio 2, Torralba 0, Escoto 0, Suerte 0.
PHOENIX 105 — Maxwell 37, Tio 15, Perkins 13, Alejandro 10, Serrano 9, Soyud 5, Manganti 5, Garcia 5, Jazul 2, Muyang 2, Camacho 2, Go 0.
Quarters: 25-18, 54-45, 79-69, 108-105.
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