PBA: Hotshots score first win after close decision with Globalport
Paul Lintag on May 12, 2018 07:20 PM
Hotshots to secure their first win of the mid-season joust for a 1-1 record after escaping Globalport in Angeles City.
When the going gets tough, you go to your star players.
Ian Sangalang and Paul Lee provided the clutch hits as Magnolia escpaed Globalport Saturday in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup, scoring a 92-87 win at the AUF Sports Arena in Angeles City.
Down two with less than four minutes to go, Sangalang and Lee scored Magnolia's next seven points to take a five-point lead with 1:46 left.
It was more than enough for the Hotshots to secure their first win of the mid-season joust for a 1-1 record.
Sangalang led the way with 22 points while import Vernon Macklin added 19 and 13 rebounds for Magnolia.
The Batang Pier, who dropped to 2-2, got 20 points from Sean Anthony.
MAGNOLIA 92 - Sangalang 22, Macklin 19, Dela Rosa 14, Ramos 9, Lee 8, Barroca 7, Simon 6, Jalalon 5, Pascual 2, Herndon 0, Brondial 0.
GLOBALPORT 87 - Anthony 20, White 17, Pringle 14, Tautuaa 12, Javelona 9, Grey 5, Araña 4, Elorde 2, Flores 2, Guinto 2, Teng 0, Gabayni 0, Juico 0.
Quarterscores: 20-15, 37-37, 65-62, 92-87
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