Jefferson pours 30 as Alaska stays unbeaten

first_imgPalace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Calvin Abueva added 17 markers, six boards, and two assists, while Sonny Thoss got 11 points and two rebounds in the win as their side moved to a 3-0 card.“Good start. Cory got going early and it helps when your import’s on fire early,” said coach Alex Compton.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnJames White and Mark Yee, though, kept the Floodbuster in the game as they got to as close as five, 87-82, with 4:15 to play, but Thoss anchored Alaska’s 10-0 response to once again take a 97-82 edge in the final 1:47.“Sonny came in and he played like his young self. He got points, he got rebounds for us while Cory is resting on the bench. I thought that stretch with Cory out, the guys did a great job,” said Compton. Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties PBA IMAGESCory Jefferson commandeered the early barrage for Alaska as it held off pesky Mahindra, 98-92, and nabbed its third win in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.The high-scoring import was at it again, firing 26 of his 30 points in the first half while hauling down 11 rebounds as the Aces established early control and led by as much as 18 in the third period.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebu Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social media ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spot MOST READ LATEST STORIES Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town White topped Mahindra (1-3) with 30 points, 14 rebounds, and three blocks, while Yee had 13 markers and four boards.The Scores:ALASKA 98 – Jefferson 30, Abueva 17, Thoss 11, Cruz 8, Racal 8, Enciso 6, Exciminiano 5, Galliguez 5, Andrada 2, Casio 2, Mendoza 2, Pascual 2, Magat 0.MAHINDRA 92 – White 30, Yee 13, Revilla 12, David 10, Mallari 7, Celda 5, Paniamogan 5, Ballesteros 2, Elorde 2, Galanza 2, Guevarra 2, Teng 2, Caperal 0, Deutchman 0, Salva 0.Quarters: 28-18, 50-40, 74-61, 98-92.ADVERTISEMENT Fellow Atenean nabbed over leak of Ravena’s lewd photos Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR View commentslast_img read more