SUPER 8: NLEX fights for Finals slot against China's Long Lions
Paul Lintag on Jul 21, 2018 06:38 AM
NLEX will take on the Guangzhou Long Lions Saturday in the Final Four, the winner moving on to the Finals Sunday. (ASIA LEAGUE Photo)
MACAU --- After an inspired comeback against Xinjiang Thursday, NLEX will get ready to face another Chinese team in the Super 8 tournament here.
The Road Warriors, with a 2-1 record in Group A, are in the semifinals of the Macau invitational organized by the Asia League.
NLEX will take on the Guangzhou Long Lions Saturday in the Final Four, the winner moving on to the Finals Sunday.
Down 17 in their do-or-die game against the Flying Tigers, NLEX exploded in the second half, completing a 27-point turnaround to steal a semis slot.
Gametime between both teams will be at 7:00 p.m. live from the East Asian Games Dome, right after the 5:00 p.m. clash featuring the Etland Elephants and the Samsumng Thunders in an all-KBL clash.
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