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Johnson impresses as Indonesia goes 5-0

/ 04:57 PM May 17, 2017
Jamarr Johnson. PBA IMAGES

Jamarr Johnson. PBA IMAGES

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.

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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.

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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.
The scores:
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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