Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Basketball

Aris Dionisio, Manila make up for last home loss as San Juan gains solo lead


Coming off a home loss to Cebu last week, the Stars of Manila bounced back, escaping the General Santos City Warriors, 79-72, Thursday evening at the San Andres Gym.

Aris Dionisio knocked in 11 of his 23 points in the final period, allowing his squad to outscore its rival, 25-16, on its way to scoring its third win in four games.

San Juan, on the other hand, kept a hold of the solo lead after scoring a 101-86 dumping of Rizal.

The Knights turned to ex-pro John Wilson, who knocked in 25 points, including four triples. He shot a steady 10-of-18 shooting from the field, steering the Go-For-Gold-backed squad to its third win in as many games.

Mike Ayonayon, the MPBL Datu Cup Finals MVP, added 15 markers for the Knights.

Pasay continued its impressive showing in the MPBL Lakan Season, the Voyagers drubbed Jayjay Helterbrand and the Imus Bandera, 82-65.

Jan Jamon and Ron Lasitmosa combined for 27 points, but the rest of the Voyagers showed up and competed as a team in handling the Bandera their second loss in three games. Pasay outplayed Imus, getting 21 points from its rivals turnovers while also having 17 second-chance points.

“We used our loss to San Juan as a motivation,” said Pasay coach Marlon Keith Martin. “We saw the character of our team and their eagerness to bounce back was there.”

#ReadMore  Chooks-to-Go MPBL set to turn pro, removes Fil-for restrictions
Written By


You May Also Like

Basketball

Magnolia did not have its star duo but that hardly mattered as it handed Phoenix Super LPG a harsh 95-77 beatdown to register its...

Basketball

Another Filipino is set to showcase his wares in the Korean Basketball League. Justin Gutang is set to play for one season with Changwon...

Basketball

Rome Dela Rosa towed Magnolia past NorthPort, 80-77, for its first win in the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup, Wednesday at the SM Mall of...

Basketball

Two days after figuring in one of the most despicable moments in Philippine professional basketball, San Juan assistant coach Yong Garcia and Val City’s...

Basketball

San Juan-Go for Gold took the initiative to hand out their own sanction on disgraced assistant coach Yong Garcia on Tuesday. The Knights’ management...

Basketball

San Juan head coach Yong Garcia took to social media, making a public apology to Lord Casajeros, Valenzuela City, San Juan, and to the...

Basketball

San Juan and Pasig got back on track in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Mumbaki Cup with breezy victories on Monday at the FilOilFlying...

Basketball

Despite representing a new town, Jerson Cabiltes and his men showed that they are still the sheriffs of Filbasket. Behind the likes of Renz...

Advertisement