Alaska vs Global Port game 3 semi final 2016 Jan 8, The Alaska Aces look to duplicate their huge win last outing to seize the series lead against GlobalPort Batang Pier in Game Three of their best-of-seven SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup semifinals duel Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.
Tip-off is set at 7 p.m. on TV5.
The Aces and the Batang Pier had a heated Game Two encounter last Wednesday, drawing a record-tying 16 technical fouls, 13 of which called in just one scuffle during the first quarter.
Players involved were subsequently fined totalling P91,200 by the PBA, with Calvin Abueva getting the biggest share with P41,600 after several infractions he committed.
But Alaska came away with the last laugh, pulling off a 100-76 rout to even the series.
Chris Banchero led Alaska with 18 points off the bench while fellow guards RJ Jazul (17) and JVee Casio (13) also contributed big for the squad.
GlobalPort’s backcourt tandem of Stanley Pringle and Terrence Romeo finished with 22 and 20, respectively, and they would need another explosive performance to help the Batang Pier recover from the loss and regain the series lead.
The Alaska Aces pulled ahead in their SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series after clinching an 82-69 victory over the GlobalPort Batang Pier in Game 3 on Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena game match-up highlights and replay.
After dropping the opening game of the series, Alaska has made it back-to-back victories after a strong fourth quarter effort where they outscored GlobalPort, 29-16.
Alaska (82) – Manuel 16, Jazul 12, Casio 10, Banchero 10, Abueva 9, Hontiveros 9, Exciminiano 4, Baguio 3, Menk 3, Thoss 2, Dela Cruz 2, Baclao 2, Dela Rosa 0.
GlobalPort (69) – Romeo 17, Pringle 12, Kramer 11, Washington 7, Yeo 6, Sumang 6, Maierhofer 5, Jensen 5, Mamaril 0, Semerad 0, Pena 0.
Quarters: 26-13, 36-26, 53-53, 82-69