Terrafirma guard John Paul Calvo (8) scores over Blackwater import Shawn Glover (34) throughout their PBA Governors Cup recreation on Saturday on the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon Metropolis. PBA IMAGE
Terrafirma Dyip refused to play laid carpet to the Blackwater Bossing, who have been hoping to snap the PBA’s longest shedding skid on Saturday.
Terrafirma spoiled Blackwater’s plan to finish a 24-game droop and confirmed higher composure down the stretch to eke out a 109-103 win within the PBA Governors’ Cup on the Good Araneta Coliseum in Quezon Metropolis.
Import Antonio Hester accomplished a three-point play and scored on a dunk within the final 23 seconds of the sport to safe the second victory in six video games for Terrafirma.
The Bossing, in the meantime, dropped to 0-6 within the event and prolonged its shedding streak to 25.
“It was actually irritating. We could not shut it out,” mentioned Blackwater coach Ariel Vanguardia, whose workforce virtually tasted victory solely to falter within the endgame.
Blackwater’s new import Shawn Glover had a formidable debut by accumulating 35 factors and 17 rebounds. His step again leap shot gave Blackwater its greatest lead at 96-84 with 5:28 left within the recreation.
Terrafirma, nevertheless, struck again with 16 unanswered factors capped by 5 markers from prime general rookie decide Joshua Munzon.
Hester was just about unstoppable as he pumped in 41 factors on prime of 13 boards whereas Andreas Cahilig additionally had a double-double displaying of 17 factors and 10 rebounds.
Munzon, again in motion after dislocating his pinky, added 13 for Terrafirma.
In the principle recreation, Mike Nieto, acquired by Rain or Shine within the particular Gilas draft three years in the past however solely made his PBA debut on Saturday, knocked in 21 factors and pulled down eight boards to steer the Elasto Painters to a 104-90 victory over Phoenix Tremendous LPG.
“I’ve by no means seen anybody have extra ground burns at follow than Mike Nieto,” mentioned Rain or Shine coach Chris Gavina.
“Credit score to the kind of participant that he’s, the depth and energy that he brings, day in and day trip. He in all probability works tougher in follow than within the recreation. He was simply having enjoyable on the market. I am actually glad he got here in and injected the vitality and the hassle for us to return out with an enormous win tonight.”
Rain or Shine improved to 3-3 and Phoenix dropped to 3-2.