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ABL: Alab Pilipinas drops second game

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 11:18 PM November 29, 2017

PHOTO FROM ASEAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Singapore dealt Alab Pilipinas its second straight loss in the Asean Basketball League with a 97-83 beating Wednesday at Sta. Rosa Arena.

The Slingers used a 21-4 game-closing run to fend off Alab Pilipinas with AJ Mandani capping off the surge with a mid-range jumper.

Xavier Alexander powered the 1-1 Slingers with a 27-point, 11-rebound, and 12-assist line while Ryan Wright finished with 24 points and 18 rebounds as Singapore relied on just five of its players to score.

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Alab managed to make the game close in the third after cutting a 13-point deficit, 68-55, with a 16-4 run that Ivan Johnson capped off from the free throw line to cut the margin to 72-71 with 26 seconds left in the period.

But the new-look Alab Pilipinas struggled to take over the game for good and succumbed to their second setback at home.

Chukwunike Okosa led Alab with 24 points and 10 boards while Johnson added 19 rebounds and eight assists.

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