After a mere escape act with the help of a controversial call, Phoenix Pulse pulled off a decisive triumph and put a lock on a playoff berth in the PBA Philippine Cup at the MOA Arena in Pasay City last night.
The Fuel Masters played a hot-octane game all night and rolled past the Alaska Milk Aces, 94-80, for a seventh win against a lone loss.
Coach Louie Alas and his troops scored a follow-up to their 98-96 nail-biter over the NorthPort Batang Pier Wednesday, ahead of a killer stretch where they are up against SMC’s three powerhouse teams.
The Fuel Masters will try to continue to get going in chase of a Top Two finish for a twice-to-beat bonus in the quarterfinals.
Terribly off from a two-week break, Alaska suffered a second loss in four starts, with tremendous beating curiously from former Aces Calvin Abueva and RJ Jazul.