Pringle carries GlobalPort to close win vs Meralco

first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC The Scores:GLOBALPORT 86 — White 27, Pringle 17, Anthony 15, Araña 7, Nabong 6, Grey 5, Teng 3, Elorde 2, Gabayni 2, Viernes 2, Guinto 0, Sargent 0.MERALCO 85 — Cañaleta 28, Onuaku 21, Caram 9, Newsome 9, Amer 8, Hodge 6, Hugnatan 2, Salva 2, Dillinger 0, Sedurifa 0.Quarters: 23-25, 45-44, 63-65, 86-85.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netStanley Pringle caught fire in the fourth quarter and dragged GlobalPort to its first win, an 86-85 squeaker over Meralco, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Despite feeling some tightness on his legs, the former Rookie of the Year uncorked 17 points, 13 in the fourth quarter including the game-sealing foul shots with 14.3 seconds left, and added seven rebounds and three assists.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames PBA Draft: Pringle official top pick, Alaska lands Banchero PLAY LIST 02:09PBA Draft: Pringle official top pick, Alaska lands Banchero35:47PBA Women’s 3×3 – March 18, 201602:45Pringle drains game-winner to lift Globalport past RoS02:14Carpio 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Jared Dillinger tried to go for the home run, but air-balled his triple as Meralco dropped its first assignment of the conference.Malcolm White topscored for the Batang Pier with 27 points and 17 boards, while Sean Anthony got 15 points, seven rebounds, and two assists.Despite the win, Jarencio admits that his side is still groping for form.“The chemistry is still not there, so I commend my last group for coming through. I’ll take it. A win is a win,” he said.Niño Canaleta waxed hot from downtown, going 7-of-12 to pace the Bolts with 28 points and four rebounds, while Arinze Onuaku got 21 points and 14 boards in his PBA return.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast “We’re struggling, especially Stanley because he’s playing through an injury. Luckily for us, he picked it up in the fourth quarter,” said coach Pido Jarencio, whose squad bounced back from a 114-128 defeat to TNT last Sunday.GlobalPort fought back from an eight-point deficit, 63-55, late in the third quarter with an 20-6 run heading into payoff period to grab a 77-69 lead with 6:24 remaining.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Bolts, however, made it a one-point game, 83-82, with 42.3 seconds left and got a big stop when Pringle missed on a drive.However, Anjo Caram was forced out of bounds by Nico Elorde in the ensuing possession, leading to Pringle’s split from the line that extended the lead to two, 84-82. MOST READ Austria, Victolero, Cone to coach PBA All-Star teams Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’last_img read more