MANILA, Philippines–NLEX snapped two-game slide on Saturday evening after outlasting Converge, 116-112, within the PBA Governors’ Cup at Sensible Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.
Kevin Alas matched his career-best outing with 31 factors whereas import Wayne Selden Jr. put up a stellar two-way outing of 35 factors and eight steals for the Highway Warriors stayed within the higher half of the draw.
“They confirmed extraordinary effort, however we’ve a Kevin Alas,” coach Frankie Lim stated of his skipper. “Good win for us. We’re 5-2 however we’d like for extra wins.”
Kris Rosales, Tony Semerad and Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser all completed in twin digits to assist deal the FiberXers their second loss within the event and in the end and equivalent win-loss report.
Converge was in management early and saved the sport fascinating till its last minute behind an enormous evening from import Jamaal Franklin, who completed with 53 factors and 11 rebounds.
Maverick Ahanmisi, who’s having himself a convention, completed 22 factors within the dropping effort.
“Simply enormous credit score to the system of coach (Frankie). Everyone stepped up in the present day and it’s our first win with Wayne. We’re motivated to present him his first win,” Alas stated of the membership’s import, who replaced Jonathon Simmons two conferences in the past.
NLEX hopes to get a streak going in opposition to Meralco in Thursday’s double-header at PhilSports Enviornment in Pasig Metropolis.
Converge, in the meantime, tries to get again on observe when in tackles Blackwater within the nightcap.
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