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Mighty Sports sweeps group stage in Dubai tilt

/ 03:22 PM February 06, 2019
Justin Brownlee

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Mighty Sports Philippines needed a late run to put away Al-Wahda Syria, 85-81, and finish the group stage undefeated in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship Wednesday (Manila time) at Shabab Al Ahli gymnasium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Justin Brownlee and Roosevelt Adams led the game-clinching 14-0 blast after Mighty Sports trailed, 76-70, with less than five minutes remaining

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Brownlee unleashed 27 points, including a 3-pointer that put Mighty Sports ahead for good, 79-76, with 2:32 to go.

Roosevelt Adams was again a spark off the bench with 21 points, highlighted by four triples, and seven rebounds in 29 minutes.

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Randolph Morris added 19 points, six rebounds and two blocks for the Philippine side, which climbed to 4-0.

Jordan Adams, who had a brief stint with the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA, paced Al Wahda with 22 points.

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