Imus still in top spot of NBL Season 2
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 16, 2019 01:05 PM
(Photo courtesy of NBL)
Imus City stayed in first place in the team standings after a 61-58 win over the Bulacan Starks last Sunday in the National Basketball League (NBL) Season 2 at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga.
Jester Olea had 17 points, while AJ Perea had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Oragons, who have now won four straight games to start the season.
In other games, Dasmariñas and Quezon City finally picked up their first wins in Season 2.
The Ballers stunned the Pampanga Delta in their home court with an 86-81 victory while the Rising Stars won over the Pasig Rios, 71-61, last Saturday to end their respective losing spells.
John Cantimbuhan, last season’s Most Valuable Player, had 14 points, eight assists, and four steals including a three-pointer that put the Ballers ahead for good, 81-80, with 1:17 left in the fourth to finally put an end to their 0-2 start.
Exequiel Biteng had 19 points for the Rising Stars, who won after three losses.
Before they lost to the Ballers, the Delta won over the Laguna Pistons, 94-78, last Saturday with Argel De Leon finishing with 23 points and converting five three-point attempts.