BLACKWATER won its first-ever PBA game in grand style, knocking down heavily favored San Miguel Beer, 80-77, on Wednesday by showing better poise than the newly minted Philippine Cup champions in the endgame.
Gilas Pilipinas mainstay Marcus Douthit stood as a tower of power for Blackwater, who also got big games from unknowns like Bambam Gamalinda, Gilbert Bulawan and Brian Heruela to snap a 14-game losing streak that stretched back to the season-opening all-Filipino tournament. Read more at SPIN.PH
BLACKWATER 80 - Douthit 20, Heruela 11, Faundo 10, Nuyles 8, Gamalinda 7, Bulawan 6, Salvacion 6, Canada 3, Celiz 3, Ballesteros 2, Laure 2, Acuna 2.
SAN MIGUEL BEER 77 - Roberts 18, Lutz 16, Santos 11, Tubid 9, Cabagnot 5, Lassiter 5, Fajardo 5, Ross 4, Omolon 2, Fortuna 2, Kramer 0.