Phoenix Fuel Master takes on back-to-the-wall NLEX because the Fuel Masters attempt to go on top of the .500 mark once more and stick shut with the frontrunners heading into the homestretch of the PBA Philippine Cupeliminations at the Cuneta dome weekday.
The Fuel Masters obtain a share of fourth place with the disease Elite whereas the Road Warriors fight always as they clash at 4:15 p.m.
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PBA Recap Phoenix,NLEX:
PHOENIX combined the misery of NLEX, coasting to a 102-91 finish to solidify its postseason bid within the PBA Philippine Cup on weekday night at the Cuneta dome.
The Fuel Masters shrugged off AN early deficit, turning the sport around within the middle quarters before maintaining a sizeable cushion within the payoff amount to regain their winning ways in which.
Simon Enciso, who compete his 1st 2 conferences at NLEX, tormented his former team, demolition 5 treys on the thanks to a team-high twenty one points on prime of 5 boards, four assists, and one steal.
Matthew Wright flirted with the PBA’s first-ever quadruple-double with twelve points, 12 boards, and 9 assists to travel along with his 9 turnovers.
The Fuel Masters registered a 3rd win in four games – and fifth in 9 games overall whereas dealing the Road Warriors their seventh loss in 9 games, pushing them on the verge of elimination.
“I challenged them. we have a tendency to lost the primary quarter due to a three-point shot, and that we simply told them to seal out their shooters,” Phoenix coach Ariel Vanguardia aforesaid once they trailed by 2 points once the primary amount, before outscoring the Road Warriors, 61-41, within the next 2 quarters.
“There’s nothing to celebrate pa kasi yung mga ka-tie namin, tinalo Kami,” he was fast to feature, pertaining to blackwater and TNT Katropa.