Johnson impresses as Indonesia goes 5-0
Jamarr Johnson made immediate impact and Indonesia preserved its immaculate record with a 123-50 whipping of Myanmar Wednesday in the 2017 Seaba Championship at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The naturalized player fired 17 points and collected seven rebounds, three assists, two steals, and a block in his first game after securing a clearance from Fiba.
Abraham Grahita topscored for the Indonesians with 19 markers and had five assists, while Hardianus Lakudu got 18 points, six dimes, and two boards.
Firman Nugroho almost nabbed a double-double of 14 markers, nine rebounds, and three blocks while Sandy Kurniawan had 13 markers on 3-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc for Indonesia, as it walloped its unranked foe for its fifth straight win.
Indonesian-American Arki Wisnu also made his debut, finishing with seven points, two boards, and two assists in eight minutes on the floor.
The conquest set Indonesia up for a championship duel against defending champion Philippines on Thursday.
Wana Aung once again led Myanmar (0-5) with 16 points and two assists, but committed seven of the team’s 33 turnovers in the loss.
INDONESIA 123 – Grahita 19, Lakudu 18, Johnson 17, Nugroho 14, Kumiawan 13, Dhyaksa 11, Sitorus 10, Pratama 9, Wisnu 7, Wuysang 3, Setipu 2.
MYANMAR 50 – Wana 16, Thein H 12, Wai 7, Sei 5, Kaung 4, Zaya 2, Tin 2, Aung MP 2, Aung PW 0, Thein TO 0, Thant 0.
Quarters: 28-15, 55-23, 90-39, 123-50.
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