Mangahas, Jaime fuel Muntinlupa victory

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Cagers, who lead the South Division with a 5-0 record, also got solid contributions from Felix Apreku, Dave Moralde and Don Reverente, whose triple gave Muntinlupa a 73-68 lead with 58 seconds remaining.“We just didn’t want to lose in our home court,” said Mangahas in Filipino. “We owe the fans a good performance for showing up tonight.”The Knights pulled within three, 71-74, after three foul shots by John Wilson, but Jaime buried a triple with eight seconds remaining to seal Muntinlupa’s fifth win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Earlier, Imus drew strength from Genmar Bragais as it notched back-to-back wins at the expense of Valenzuela-Idol Cheesedogs, 81-71.Bragais scored on a wide array of drives and fast break layups to finish with 20 points, while Ian Melencio had an all-around game of eight points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the Bandera, who climbed to 3-3 in the North division. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Veterans Allan Mangahas and Chito Jaime shone the brightest as Muntinlupa toppled San Juan, 77-71, in a battle of powerhouse teams in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League at a jampacked Muntinlupa Sports Complex.Proving his worth as one of the league’s top guards, Mangahas fired 21 points, while Jaime hit 17 on four triples—all coming in the second half—as the Cagers, feeding off the energy from the home crowd, rallied from 20-point deficit in the second half to emerge as the only undefeated side in the 26-team league.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Coming off a 30-day layoff, Valenzuela groped for form as Paolo Hubalde and top gunner Chris De Chavez were neutralized by the Bandera defense.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ramirez apologizes for delay of facilities’ renovationscenter_img DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ View commentslast_img

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