PBA 2018:

Alaska wins face-off with Abueva and Phoenix, 108-97

August 29, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

PBA News 2018: The Alaska Aces won its face-off with Calvin Abueva and the Phoenix Fuel Masters, 108-97 this Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum in the 2018 PBA Governor’s Cup. Import Mike Harris hauled 23 points, 11 boards and 3 swats, while guard Chris Banchero made 19 markers, 9 dimes and 4 caroms.

Notes:

Simon Enciso showed his mettle once more as he dropped 18 points and 4 assists for the Aces, while veteran Nonoy Baclao contributed 15 goals, 7 rebounds and 3 blocks. It was the best performance of Baclao as part of the Aces roster.

➤ It was a see-saw battle as Alaska overturned an 11-point deficit at the half, to lead by 12 points in the second.

➤ Eugune Phelps aided the losing Phoenix with his monstrous 27 points and 24 rebounds, while former Archer Jason Perkins chimed-in 20 buckets. 

 “The Beast” Abueva also made a good account of himself against his former team by contributing 18 points and 9 boards. Abueva was traded recently by the Aces for Karl Dehesa.

Alaska is now leading the pack in the Governors’ Cup race, as it now holds a 3-0 win-loss slate, while Phoenix buckled to its first loss for a 2-1 record.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 19-22, 54-49, 83-78, 108-97.

alaska: 108

Harris 23, Banchero 19, Enciso 18, Baclao 15, Manuel 9, Racal 8, Casio 5, Exciminiano 5, Teng 4, Pascual 2.

phoenix: 97

Phoenix 97 - Phelps 27, Perkins 20, Abueva 18, Wright 13, Jazul 6, Chua 6, Intal 5, Revilla 2, Wilson 0.

Posted on August 30, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quexon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

PBA 2018:

Phelps monster game helps Phoenix overpower Columbian, 113-107

August 22, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

PBA News 2018: Eugene Phelps monster game helped Phoenix overpower Columbian, 113-107, in the eliminations of the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup this Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum. Phelps hauled 50 points, 17 rebounds and 8 blocks, while newly-traded Calvin Abueva chipped-in 12 buckets, 13 boards and 3 swats.

Notes:

Phelps registered his third 50-point performance in his PBA career.

Phoenix also got stellar numbers from Jason Perkins who had 11 goals, 5 rebounds and 5 dimes, while high-flyer JC Intal made 11 points.

➤ Local Jerramy King starred for Columbian Dyip with his 27 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals, while Akeem Wright dropped 25 markers, 14 caroms and 6 dishes.

“The Beast” Abueva played his first game in the Governors’ Cup after being traded by Alaska to Phoenix during the Commissioner’s Cup. Calvin also swatted away a potential game winning trey by King in the waning seconds of the fourth quarter with score at 109-107.

Dyip is still winless in the Governors’ Cup, while Phoenix began its campaign on a good note at 1-0 slate.

 

Game Scores:
Quarters: 31-17, 56-42, 84-79, 113-107.

magnolia: 113

Phelps 50, Abueva 12, Perkins 11, Intal 8, Jazul 7, Revilla 6, Wright 6, Chua 6, Mendoza 4, Gamboa 3, Eriobu 0.

columbian: 107

King 27, Wright 25, McCarthy 19, Camson 12, Lastimosa 6, Escoto 3, Cahilig 3, Ababou 3, Tubid 3, Corpuz 2, Gabriel 2, Khobuntin 2, Celda 0, Reyes 0, Cabrera 0, Sara 0.

Posted on August 23, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team