MPBL Update: Shoemasters, Stars soar during Wednesday game
Marikina Shoemasters and Manila Stars ended Wednesday victoriously after defeating Navotas Clutch and Pasay Voyagers respectively, 80-76, 115-85 at San Andres Sports Complex.
It was in the final 8 minutes of the game when Shoemasters had given their all, turning 59-64 to 70-64, in an 11-0 run.
Meanwhile, Voyagers committed fouls and had Coach Cholo Martin ejected in the 2nd quarter. The stars took advantage of this and outscored Voyagers.
Shoemasters are now down to having 4-3, marking their 2nd place spot in the South Division, while Stars are staying strong at the top of Northern Division, with a 6-1 standing.
The next MPBL game will be held on Thursday, August 30 in the University of South Easter Philippines at Davao City. Pasig Pirates and Rizal Crusaders are set to battle it out on the court on the first game, while Davao Occidental Tigers vs. Valenzuela Idol Cheesedogs for the second.