MPBL News:

Pampanga Lanterns escapes Bacoor Strikers, 81-80

July 3, 2018 – Olivarez College Gym Parañaque

MPBL News 2018: Pampanga Lanterns escaped Bacoor Strikers, 81-80, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup 2018 this Tuesday at the Olivarez College Gym in Parañaque. Juneric Baloria topscored for the Lanterns with 24 points including the game-dagger freethrows in crunch time.

Notes:

➤ Both the Lanterns and the Strikers now have identical 1-1 records.

➤ The Bacoor Strikers were led by Gab Banal and Chris Sumalinog who scored 21 and 17 buckets respectively.

➤ Pampanga missed the services of Jimbo Aquino (suspended) and Michael Juico (injured).

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team