Meralco vs NLEX March 11, 2016 Commissioner’s Cup Result, Replay, Recap


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Meralco Bolts vs NLEX Road Warriors Commissioner’s Cup March 11, 2016 schedule Friday result, replay, recap. Venue at Smart Araneta Coliseum 4:15 PM Game #34. OPPO PBA Commissioner’s Cup 2016 PBA game match-up preview score result available


NLEX import Al Thornton once again put his prolific offensive skills on display as he helped lead the Road Warriors to a 104-99 win over the Meralco Bolts in the 2016 Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Thornton scored 38 big points – 20 of those in the third period – to pace NLEX, which snapped a two-game losing streak to improve to 3-3.

The Road Warriors handed sister team Meralco a second straight defeat after the Bolts’ terrific start to the conference. The Bolts fell to 5-2 after back-to-back losses.

Garvo Lanete added 14 points while Kevin Alas chipped in with 10 to back Thornton up. Veteran center Asi Taulava also had a solid game with eight points and nine rebounds in the win.

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Former San Beda teammates Lanete of NLEX and Baser Amer of Meralco engaged in a bit of a shootout in the first half.

Lanete struck first with a three-pointer right outside the final minute of the first quarter but Amer immediately responded with a triple of his own on the other end. Amer knocked down another three before the period ended, giving his Bolts a 31-24 lead after one.


The Final Box Score Results & Replay

NLEX 104 — Thornton 38, Lanete 14, Alas 10, Anthony 9, Taulava 8, Khbuntin 7, E Villanueva 7, Enciso 6, J Villanueva 3, Reyes 2, Arboleda 0, Borbran 0,.

Meralco 99 — Onuaku 16, Amer 14, Dillinger 14, Alapag 11, Ferriols 10, Newsome 10, Faundo 8, Hugnatan 8, Hodge 4, Bono 2, Caram 2, Buenafe 0, David 0.


24-31; 50-57; 81-79; 104-99

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