D-League Finals 2018:

Che'Lu defeats Go for Gold, 88-81

August 21, 2018 – Ynares

D-League Finals News 2018: Che’Lu Bar and Grill Revellers defeated Go for Gold Scratchers, 88-81, in Game 4 of the PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals 2018. Crowned MVP Jeff Viernes backstopped the Revellers with 18 points, while Jessie Collado added 16 markers.

Notes:

➤ Gab Banal paced the losing Scratchers with 20 buckets and 10 rebounds,  as Matthew Salem and Rey Publico also chipped-in 14 markers apiece.

➤ Six Che’Lu players finished the game with 10 points or more.

➤ Viernes is the first ex-PBA cager in history to have won a PBA D-League MVP trophy.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 24-16, 47-44, 67-65, 88-81.

che'lu: 88

Viernes 18, Collado 16, Bitoon 14, Siruma 11, Hernandez 10, Taganas 10, Melano 8, Ruaya 1, de Joya 0.

go for gold: 81

Banal 20, Salem 14, Publico 14, Reyes 12, Desiderio 8, Gaco 6, Tolentino 5, Dennison 2, Canada 0, Porter 0, Wong 0.

Posted on August 22, 2018 - Ynares Center

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

PBA D-League:

Go for Gold masters CEU, 75-60

July 16, 2018 – Ynares Arena

PBA D-League News 2018: Go for Gold Scratchers mastered the CEU Scorpions, 75-60, in the ongoing 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup this Monday at the Ynares Arena. Rey Publico paced the Scratchers with his 18 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists while Paul Desiderio contributed 17 markers.

Notes:

➤ Rich Guinitaran starred for the losing Centro Escolar University Scorpions with 16 buckets and 5 rebounds, while Keanu Caballero added 11 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists.

➤ The Go for Gold victory overshadowed the absence of three key players: Ron Dennison, James Martinez and Gab Banal.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 22-19, 34-37, 54-47, 75-60.

go for gold: 75

Publico 18, Desiderio 17, Salem 16, Reyes 8, Porter 8, Pili 5, Castor 3.

ceu: 60

Guinitaran 16, Ke. Caballero 11, Oloume 9, Rojas 9, Fuentes 6, Chan 4, Formento 3, Ko. Caballero 2.

July 16, 2018 - Ynares Arena, Pasig

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team