HK club ends SMB-Alab’s 7-game run

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history View comments LATEST STORIES Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebracenter_img Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? “I was really really pleased with the effort,” said Alapag, whose team remains on top of the league with an 11-3 record. “In the end, we gave ourselves a chance. I thought we fouled a little bit too much and it’s tough. They put a lot of pressure on Balkman and all the other guys to fight for rebounds.”Deguara had a season-high 31 rebounds to go with 18 points, while Holyfield, who replaced the injured OD Bassett in the lineup, added 19 boards to his 20 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsEven with Renaldo Balkman as its only reinforcement, Alab kept the game close up until the end and even led 77-71 on a three from Ray Parks who finished with 29 points. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next HONGKONG—San Miguel Beer-Alab Pilipinas’ seven-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday night, but there was no hint of disappointment from coach Jimmy Alapag after the shorthanded Filipino club dropped an 88-83 decision on the road against Hong Kong Eastern in the Asean Basketball League Season 9.Playing without 7-foot-3 center PJ Ramos, who went down due to food poisoning before the game at Southorn Stadium, Alab struggled to contain 7-foot-5 Sam Deguara and 6-foot-11 Mike Holyfield as Eastern finally beat Alab for the first time in four games this season.ADVERTISEMENT Go powers Ateneo to cruising winlast_img read more


Power, Warriors renew rivalry as National Basketball League nears regular season close

first_imgFUBA National Basketball LeagueMTN Arena, LugogoFriday, 10-08-2018-UCU Lady Canons Vs Nkumba Lady Marines 06:00pm-Betway Power Vs Pemba Warriors @08:00pmLugogo – BetWay Power and Pemba Warriors will face off on Friday at the MTN Indoor Arena in one of the two games of the National Basketball League game.Seven league titles are shared between tonight’s opponents Betway Power (5) and Pemba Warriors (2).Table leaders Power will be playing their second last league game of the regular season – Power have won 17 of their 20 league games this season.Arnold Lando’s side has won four games on a trot since a 57-65 loss to City Oilers on July 20th. Power has beaten up on Rhino, Ndejje, JKL and UPDF Tomahawks.Warriors will look to avoid a second loss against Power this season. Warriors lost 78-82 when these teams met in the first round on May 25th.“The game plan is simple; stop Power’s transition game, said Warriors coach Ronnie Mutebi ahead of the game.“We have to beat the full court press or pressure defenseman and then keep power big men off the rebounds.”“We plan to box out and also get them into early foul trouble.”The Kyambogo side is on a three game winless streak with recent losses against KCCA, City Oilers and KIU Titans.The side is set to miss out on Deng Maker who is in the East Africa games, and Mike Otienno.Warriors, who have 9 wins from 16 games, will look to the armory of Amisi Saidi, Stanley Mugerwa, Syrus Kiviiri, and Mark Opiyo among others.Power may continue to miss Stephen Wundi, but Joseph Ikong Fahmy Ssebatindira, Geoffrey Soro, Paul Odong, Athiu Madol among others look a better roster, than Warriors’.In the first game of the day, defending champions in the ladies’ category UCU Lady Canons will take on Nkumba Lady Marines.Comments Tags: Betway PowerFUBA NBL 2018Pemba Warriorslast_img read more