2017 OPPO PBA PHILIPPINE CUP
Alaska Aces and additionally the Mahindra battle golf first game of January 22, 2017 at PhilSports Arena 4:30:00PM game #55 OPPO PBA Philippine Cup preliminary spherical.
ALASKA gave Mahindra false hopes of pulling off an upset as it came through when it mattered to roll to a 107-91 victory on Sunday to get back on track and move closer to a quarterfinal berth in the PBA Philippine Cup.
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Calvin Abueva sustained his energetic play, pouring in 18 points, 10 boards, three blocks, one assist, and one steal in 27 minutes, while Vic Manuel also provided the biggest spark off the bench, finishing with a team-high 20 points.
The Floodbuster certainly gave the Aces all they could handle, outscoring Alaska, 30-21, in the third quarter to pull to within two points entering the fourth.
The Aces, however, tightened their defensive screws with their patented full-court press that enabled them to outscore the Floodbuster, 33-19, in the payoff period where they broke away with a lead that ballooned to 18 points.
Alex Mallari continued his fine, all-around play, putting up a game-high 23 points along with eight boards, three assists, three steals, and one block, against seven turnovers as his team suffered a second straight setback that negated a two-game win streak.