ABL: Streaking Alab Pilipinas thumps Zhuhai Wolf Warriors
Alab Pilipinas kept rolling after dumping Zhuhai Wolf Warriors, 100-81, in the 2019 Asean Basketball League on Tuesday night at Doumen Gymnasium in China.
Renaldo Balkman and PJ Ramos led the way anew for the Philippine side, which cruised to its fifth consecutive win.
Ramos was a force on both ends of the floor with 25 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists, four blocks and two steals while Balkman scored at will with a game-high 34 points on 15-of-22 shooting from the field that went with 13 rebounds.
Alab, which hiked its league-best mark to 11-2, pulled away in the third quarter after Zhuhai closed within reach.
Ray Parks missed his third straight game due to a groin injury but Alab had other guys who ably filled in his absence.
Josh Urbiztondo played a key role again after coming away with nine points, six rebounds and 10 assists while Lawrence Domingo had 12 points and seven rebounds.
Alab out-rebounded Zhuhai, 66-36, while also limiting its opponent to just 35 percent from the field.
The Wolf Warriors took their 14th loss in 15 outings. Cai Chen led Zhuhai with 28 points.
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