Home Sports PBA on Tour: Allein Maliksi shines in UST homecoming as Meralco routs Ginebra

PBA on Tour: Allein Maliksi shines in UST homecoming as Meralco routs Ginebra

PBA on Tour: Allein Maliksi shines in UST homecoming as Meralco routs Ginebra


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Meralco’s Allein Maliksi throughout a PBA on Tour recreation. –PBA IMAGES

Allein Maliksi made it a homecoming to recollect as Meralco clobbered Barangay Ginebra, 106-93, within the PBA On Tour on Wednesday at College of Santo Tomas’ Quadricentennial Pavilion.

Maliksi drained 13 of his 23 factors within the first quarter which performed a key position within the Bolts taking management of the competition all through regardless of minor comeback makes an attempt by the Gin Kings the remainder of the way in which.

The previous Growling Tiger, who performed his lone UAAP season in 2009, made 8-of-16 photographs within the win that improved Meralco’s file within the exhibition sequence to 5-3.

Meralco prevailed three days after being handed a crushing loss to unbeaten Magnolia, however coach Luigi Trillo felt there have been extra issues that wanted to be addressed to be able to be constant.

“As a coach, there’s plenty of issues, there’s plenty of issues we are able to enhance,” stated coach Trillo, who will not name the photographs for the rest of the On Tour to attend a seminar and the NBA Summer season League in the US.

Ginebra’s loss spoiled the personal UST return of Aljon Mariano, who had eight factors, 4 rebounds and two steals. The Gin Kings now have a 4-4 file.

Maliksi’s sizzling capturing propelled Meralco to a 37-21 lead on the finish of the primary interval.

Bong Quinto scored 22 factors, Cliff Hodge had 15 factors, six rebounds and 6 assists, Franky Johnson used his prolonged taking part in time to provide 14 factors whereas Raymond Almazan added 13 factors and 12 rebounds for Meralco.

Von Pessumal topscored for Ginebra with 26 factors however left the sport within the fourth after spraining his left ankle.

The scores:

MERALCO 106—Maliksi 23, Quinto 22, Johnson 14, Hodge 15, Almazan 13, Rios 6, Dario 5, Pascual 4, Jose 2, Torres 2, Pasaol 0.

GINEBRA 93—Pessumal 26, Grey 15, Onwubere 14, David 12, R.Aguilar 8, Mariano 8, Pinto 5, Aurin 3, Gumaru 2, Dillinger 0, Espanola 0.

Quarters: 37-21, 57-46, 91-76, 106-93.


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