NLEX opens Foundation Cup bid vs Big Chill today
NLEX kicks off its quest for a fifth straight PBA D-League title today against a Big Chill squad trying to bounce back from a disappointing campaign in the last tournament.
With their virtual all-star cast, the Road Warriors are favored to prevail in the 4 p.m. match at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
Cebuana Lhuillier and Boracay Rum tangle in the 12 noon curtain-raiser of the three-game opener of the Foundation Cup, followed by the 2 p.m. clash between Fruitas and newcomer Jumbo Plastic.
“We are aching to redeem ourselves,” said Big Chill coach Robert Sison, whose Superchargers bowed out of the quarterfinals.
NLEX coach Boyet Fernandez expects a tough outing, however, noting that some of his men suffered injuries during their title sweep against the Cagayan two weeks ago.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94