Star improves to 4-0 with 97-83 rout of Mahindra

PBA Media Bureau

The Star Hotshots extended their immaculate run to 4-0 after dismantling the Mahindra Floodbuster, 97-83, in Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup action Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Import Tony Mitchell paced Star with 19 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks as his five other teammates finished with double-digit points.

He also flashed his athleticism by throwing down a thunderous windmill dunk that punctuated a third quarter run that broke the game wide open in their favor.

Jio Jalalon (14 points), Aldrech Ramos (12), PJ Simon, Paul Lee and Mark Barroca (11 apiece) also stepped up for Star which tied Alaska on top of the team standings. –

The scores:

STAR 97 – Mitchell 19, Jalalon 14, Ramos 12, Simon 11, Lee 11, Barroca 11, Maliksi 9, Sangalang 4, Reavis 4, Brondial 2, Dela Rosa 0, Mendoza 0

MAHINDRA 83 – Mallari 24, Wright 17, Paniamogan 9, Celda 9, Ballesteros 7, David 5, Revilla 4, Elorde 3, Galanza 3, Guevarra 2, Caperal 0, Deutchman 0, Yee 0, Salva 0

Quarterscores: 22-18, 43-30, 70-53, 97-83.



WATCH: LA Tenorio vs Jason Perkins!

Brgy. Ginebra lead point guard LA Tenorio and Phoenix rookie Jason Perkins figured in a physical altercation during the 6:39 mark of the 3rd...

Sanctions forthcoming for referees, Rain or Shine and GlobalPort players involved in fracas

Rain or Shine and GlobalPort figured in an intense, fight-marred match that resulted in 2 players getting ejected and 1 having a busted lip. The...

2018 Commissioner’s Cup Team Standings

The 2018 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner's Cup, also known as the 2018 Honda–PBA Commissioner's Cup for sponsorship reasons, will be the second conference...

Justin Brownlee takes over from Charles Garcia as Brgy. Ginebra import

After 4 games with Charles Garcia, Brgy. Ginebra San Miguel has decided to bring back resident import Justin Brownlee in time for its game...

WATCH: Raymond Almazan hits Malcolm White with his upper arm, taunts him afterwards!

Chris Tiu got a bloodied mouth Sunday but wound up busting GlobalPort's hopes instead. Tiu exemplified Rain or Shine resolve by helping the team overcome...

MPBL team number 26: Bacoor City Strikers

The last piece of the puzzle for the 2nd conference of the fast-growing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is now in place. League officials held...