Coming off two thrilling wins, a fatigued San Miguel Alab Pilipinas could not get anything going against Malaysia, suffering a 63-91 rout, in the 2019-20 ABL Season, Tuesday at the MABA Stadium.
Alab fell into an early 14-24 hole early, then things kept going south.
Will Artino and the rest of the Dragons fired on all cylinders against Alab, leading by as much as 31 points, 60-91, with 30 seconds left in the contest.
All three of Alab’s imports struggled to find their rhythm all game long with Nick King finishing with 13 points on 19 sttempts; Prince Williams tallying 11 points, seven rebounds, and five assists; and Sam Deguara scattering 10 points, six rebounds, and two blocks.
Brickman — who was shooting lights-out the past two games — only had two points and six assists.
Alab fell to 8-5 but still remains in the top three of the regional league. On the other hand, the Dragons evened their slate to 5-5.
Artino led Malaysia with 24 points, seven rebounds, three assists, three steals, and two blocks.
Kuek Tian Yuan had 16 points built on three triples. imports Terrel Davis and Amir Bell had 14 points each.
Alab continued its road trip on Sunday when they take on the Saigon Heat.
San Miguel Alab 63 –– King 13, Williams 11, Deguara 10, Domingo 8, Caracut 7, Heading 5, Gray 4, Ganuelas-Rosser 3, Brickman 2, Vigil 0, Rangel 0, Aban 0.
Malaysia 91 –– Artino 24, Kuek 16, Davis 14, Bell 14, Lepichev 12, Ting 5, Chin 3, Sim 3, Wong 0, Tem 0.
Quarterscores: 14-24, 31-43, 45-67, 63-91.