D-League: Manganti heats up as Akari-Adamson clinches playoff seat

first_imgPBA IMAGESSean Manganti guided Akari-Adamson to the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup playoffs after a 90-71  drubbing of Wangs Basketball-Letran Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The reed-thin forward was on fire all day long, unloading 10 of his 24 points in the third quarter where the Falcons broke off from the Couriers and turned a close 36-35 advantage to an 18-point lead, 61-43, which they would extend to 23, 84-61, on a Papi Sarr putback with 3:41 left in the game.ADVERTISEMENT WANGS BASKETBALL-LETRAN 71 — Publico 20, Ambohot 12, Quinto 10, Calvo 7, Balanza 6, Muyang 6, Yu 6, Balagasay 2, Mandreza 2, Batiller 0, Taladua 0, Trinidad 0.Quarters: 15-14, 36-35, 66-49, 90-71.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Wangs-Letran leaned on Rey Publico, who topscored with 20 points and five rebounds.Jeo Ambohot also dropped 12 markers and four boards, while Bong Quinto has 10.The Couriers saw their three-game winning streak snapped to fall to a 5-3 record.The Scores:AKARI-ADAMSON 90 — Manganti 24, Ahanmisi 15, Sarr 15, Camacho 14, Catapusan 6, Espeleta 5, Macion 4, Mojica 3, Lastimosa 2, Pingoy 2, Zaldivar 0.ADVERTISEMENT Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 MOST READ Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Manganti also grabbed five rebounds and four assists in Akari-Adamson’s third straight victory to grab a share of the lead at 7-2.“We really played well. That’s what were trying to envision, that we can be aggressive on defense and that’s what we’re preaching,” said coach Franz Pumaren.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJerrick Ahanmisi went a perfect 7-of-7 from the charity stripe to wound up with 15 markers, five boards, and four dimes, while Cameroonian center Papi Sarr got a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds.Simon Camacho also got 14 markers and seven boards as the Falcons dominated the boards, 48-35. Beal’s 34 lifts Wizards past Celtics in 2OT thriller Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown View comments Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenterslast_img

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