Abueva punishes former team as Magnolia tops Phoenix


Magnolia’s new ahead Calvin Abueva. PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines — Calvin Abueva gave his former group matches as Magnolia scraped previous Phoenix, 80-73, within the Philippine Cup Saturday at Ynares Sports activities Enviornment in Pasig Metropolis.

Abueva recorded 26 factors, and 10 rebounds in his debut for the Hotshots, who acquired the relentless ahead by way of commerce with Phoenix final February.

Paul Lee added 21 factors together with a pair of free throws with 10 ticks left to place the sport out of attain.

A 3-point play by Matthew Wright minimize Magnolia’s result in one with 2:12 remaining however the Hotshots responded by hitting 5 free throws.

Phoenix playmaker Chris Banchero, who was a part of the deal centered round Abueva, didn’t play as a result of a sprained ankle. His standing is day-to-day, as per the Gasoline Masters.

The Hotshots feasted on the line with 24 extra free throw makes an attempt than the Gasoline Masters. They went 22-of-32 from the stripe.


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