PBA: Phoenix takes win, as Blackwater’s woes pile up

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Posted at Sep 11 2021 08:09 PM

Courtesy of the PBA
Courtesy of the PBA

Phoenix Super LPG used a strong second half to bring down Blackwater 114-92 in Saturday's PBA Philippine Cup at the DHVSU Gym in Bacolor town, Pampanga.

Jason Perkins fired 4 treys to pace the Fuel Masters with 17 points, 5 rebounds and one block.

Matthew Wright added 16 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists as Phoenix improved to 4-5. 

Phoenix's win bolstered its chances of making the next round with its placing in the top 8.

Prior to their win over the Bossing, the Fuel Masters stopped a red-hot Terrafirma squad that beat San Miguel Beer, Barangay Ginebra and Blackwater.

TNT Tropang Giga currently pace the race at 6-1, followed by the Magnolia Hotshots at 6-2 then the Meralco Bolts at 5-2.

Mike Tolomia led the Bossing with 23 points and 5 rebounds, but it did not stop from Blackwater from falling to 0-9.

The Bossing have been 0-17 since the 2020 Philippine Cup bubble.

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