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Magnolia breaks NLEX, 116-89

July 4, 2018 – Mall of Asia Arena

PBA News 2018: Magnolia Pambansang Manok Hotshots cracked the NLEX Road Warriors, 116-89, to share 6th place in the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup 2018 this Wednesday at MOA Arena in Pasay. Import Wayne Chism lifted the Hotshots with his 27 monstrous points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks, while “Angas ng Tondo” Paul Lee posted 21 markers.


  • Magnolia Hotshots now has the same 5-5 win-loss slate with Barangay Ginebra Kings and Globalport Batang Pier and 6th place in the quarterfinal round.
  • NLEX bowed out of contention and dropped to a dismal 2-9 slate.
  • The Hotshots are coming off a four game losing skid before winning against NLEX.
  • Coming back from wrist injury, Ian Sangalang made 9 points for Magnolia.
  • Reinforcement Oluseyi Ashaolu provided 31 points and 12 boards for the Road Warriors while Mac Tallo contributed 19 points.
Game Scores:
Quarters: 34-18; 54-40; 85-77; 116-89.

magnolia: 116

Chism 27, Lee 21, Barroca 15, Ramos 11, Brondial 10, Jalalon 10, Sangalang 9, Mendoza 5, Melton 3, Dela Rosa 2, Reavis 2, Herndon 1, Abundo 0, Simon 0.

nlex: 89

Ashaolu 31, Tallo 19, Buenafe 12, Quinahan 9, Ighalo 6, Soyud 6, Uyloan 3, Tiongson 2, Baguio 1, Marcelo 0, Taulava 0, Rios 0, Gotladera 0.

Written by Rock Punzalan

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