Pampanga pulls off upset of Taguig in NBL

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 11, 2019 12:01 PM
Pampanga pulls off upset of Taguig in NBL
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Pampanga stunned Taguig, 102-99, last Sunday in the National Basketball League (NBL) Season 2 at the Hagonoy Sports Complex in Taguig City.

Primo Manaloto scored a three-point play for the Delta with five seconds left in the game to break a 99-99 tie and stun the home fans of the Generals.

Jong Villarente had 21 points to lead the Delta, who improved their record to 4-1 while dropping the Generals to a 3-2 record.

Meanwhile, Jerome Juanico scored 29 points as the Nueva Ecija Rice Makers trounced the Bulacan Starks, 87-41, to pick up their third win in six games.

In games held last Saturday at the Philippine Christian University-Dasmariñas gym in Cavite, Mark Raton had 12 points and six rebounds as the Iriga City Oragons beat the Pasig Rios, 88-63, to gain a share of second place with the CamSur Express with a 5-1 card.

The Paranaque Aces nipped the Imus Bandila, 84-83, to improve their card to 5-2. Noy Bermudes tallied 26 points for the Aces.

Raymart Amil had 19 points and seven assists to lead the Laguna Pistons to a 103-96 victory over the Dasmariñas Ballers to win their fourth game in seven outings.

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