PBA 2018:

Magnolia pierces Columbian, 113-95

October 3, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

PBA News 2018: Magnolia Hotshots pierced hapless Columbian Dyip, 113-95, courtesy of Romeo Travis‘ monster performance in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup this Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum. Travis finished with 32 points, 14 boards, and 7 dimes, while Mark Barroca and Paul Lee added in 17 and 13 buckets respectively.

Notes:

Ian Sangalang also contributed 11 points for the Hotshots.

Jackson Corpuz led the losing Dyip with his 20 markers and 9 caroms, while reinforcement Akeem Wright made 19 points and 8 boards.

Columbian is now practically eliminated from contention after succumbing to their 7th loss. They are now 0-7 in the Governors’ Cup. The Hotshots, on the other hand, are now at the top of the standings together league-leader Barangay Ginebra with an identical 5-1 record.

➤ Magnolia will next battle Blackwater Elite on Wednesday, October 10 at the Cuneta Astrodome.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 31-20, 60-46, 92-70, 113-95

magnolia: 113

Travis 32, Barroca 16, Lee 13, Sangalang 11, Herndon 8, dela Rosa 7, Jalalon 6, Reavis 5, Melton 3, Mendoza 3, Simon 3, Brondial 2, Gamalinda 2, Ramos 2, Abundo 0, Pascual 0.

columbian: 95

Corpuz 20, Wright 19, King 12, McCarthy 12, Sara 7, Khobuntin 6, Gabriel 2, Escoto 2, Tubid 0, Ababou 0, Cabrera 0, Celda 0.

Posted on October 4, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum - Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

PBA 2018:

Magnolia Hotshots shocks San Miguel Beermen, 109-108

September 30, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

PBA News 2018: Magnolia Hotshots shocked the San Miguel Beermen, 109-108, courtesy of Paul Lee‘s monster game in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup this Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. Lee backstopped the Hotshots with his 28 points and the game-winner with 34 seconds left and the Beermen leading 108-107.

Notes:

➤ Import Romeo Travis also added 18 markers and 12 boards for the Hotshots, while post-operator Ian Sangalang made 16 points and 8 rebounds. Sangalang also swatted the potential game-changer layup from Alex Cabagnot in the waning seconds of the fourth.

➤ San Miguel’s new import Kevin Murphy top-scored with 37 points and 10 rebounds, while Christian Standhardinger also added 27 goals and 16 boards.

➤ SMB did not have Junemar Fajardo due to injury (shin fracture).

Magnolia is now 4-1 in the Governors’ Cup, while San Miguel dropped to a 2-3 win-loss slate.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 29-36, 57-61, 84-88, 109-108.

magnolia: 109

Lee 28, Travis 18, Sangalang 16, Melton 12, dela Rosa 10, Barroca 8, Jalalon 5, Simon 3, Ramos 3, Reavis 2, Brondial 2, Gamalinda 2.

san miguel: 108

Murphy 37, Standhardinger 27, Lassiter 14, Santos 8, Nabong 6, Ross 6, Cabagnot 4, Pessumal 3, Heruela 3, de Ocampo 0.

Posted on October 1, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

PBA 2018:

Phoenix cracks Magnolia Hotshots, 95-82

September 23, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

PBA News 2018: Phoenix Fuel Masters cracked the Magnolia Hotshots, 95-82, in the ongoing in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup this Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. Import Eugene Phelps led the Fuel Masters with his double-double 36 markers and 20 boards, while gunner Matthew Wright added 13 points.

Notes:

Phoenix imposed a towering defensive umbrella as they made 11 block shots compared to the Hotshots’ 2 swats. They also shot better from the field with 33 of 71 field goals made (46%), while Magnolia had 29 of 90 (32%) clip.

➤ Reinforcement Romeo Travis paced the losing Magnolia with 28 points and 19 rebounds, while Ian Sangalang, Jio Jalalon, and Mark Barroca all finished with identical 11 points.

➤ Phoenix is now 2nd in the Governors’ Cup standings at 5-1, while Magnolia suffered it’s lone loss and dropped to a 2-1 slate.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 30-19, 48-48, 71-67, 95-82.

phoenix: 95

Travis 28, Jalalon 11, Barroca 11, Sangalang 11, Lee 8, Ramos 6, Dela Rosa 3, Gamalinda 2, Melton 2, Herndon 0, Pascual 0, Reavis 0, Brondial 0.

magnolia: 82

Phelps 36, Wright 13, Chua 12, Jazul 9, Revilla 9, Abueva 9, Perkins 7, Wilson 0, Intal 0.

Posted on September 24, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team