MANILA, Philippines—Calvin Abueva fell some extent wanting a double-double as Magnolia remained unbeaten after walloping slumping San Miguel Beer, 94-65, within the PBA On Tour on Sunday at Ynares Sports activities Enviornment in Pasig Metropolis.
Abueva completed with 9 factors and 16 rebounds in 19 minutes off the bench to assist the Hotshots enhance to an ideal 8-0 file and transfer three victories shy of sweeping the exhibition collection.
Coach Chito Victolero stated they stored Abueva below minutes restriction to ensure he can slowly get again to his previous self after being sidelined to relaxation his injured leg.
“We’re placing him each 4 to 5 minutes to try to break him in,” stated Victolero in Filipino. “His timing is there, however he’s doing nicely. There was a little bit of eagerness to play, that’s the Calvin Abueva that we all know.
Abueva entered the sport halfway within the first quarter to the cheers of the group who was happy to see one of many league’s high points of interest on the ground.
James Laput continued his spectacular play with 21 factors and 11 rebounds as Magnolia feasted on a San Miguel aspect that after fielded simply 9 gamers.
Jerrick Ahanmisi, Jio Jalalon and Abu Tratter additionally scored in double figures to additionally play key roles within the win.
Jericho Cruz had 15 factors after being tossed in Friday’s win over TNT for hitting Paul Varilla however the Beermen absorbed their seventh loss in 10 video games.
The Beermen have dropped six of seven after a 2-1 file to open the On Tour.
MAGNOLIA 94—Laput 21, Jalalon 11, Tratter 11, Ahanmisi 10, Abueva 9, Eriobu 9, Mendoza 7, Corpuz 5, Dela Rosa 5, Murrell 3, Barroca 1, Lee 0.
SAN MIGUEL 65—Cruz 15, Brondial 12, Bulanadi 10, Faundo 9, Dela Cruz 8, Dela Cruz 8, Baclao 5, Lee 2, Apacible 2, Lazarte 2.
Quarters: 24-14, 48-35, 66-56, 94-65.
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