Mahindra keeps playoff hopes alive, downs Phoenix in OT

first_imgEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend PBA IMAGESMahindra remained in the playoff race after pulling off a 122-121 stunner over Phoenix in overtime the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Floodbuster improved to 3-7 with one more game left and held on to the 10th spot in the standings while the Fuel Masters slid to 4-6.ADVERTISEMENT China reports 17 new cases in viral pneumonia outbreak MOST READ For Ina, portraying a zombie is like an ‘out-of-body experience’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte Gerald: Just because I’ve been bashed doesn’t mean I’d stop working Trump’s impeachment defense, prosecutors dig in Swing Out Sister back to PH this April Myanmar stunt bikers dazzle on Yangon’s streets View comments Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer LATEST STORIES Reden Celda capped off a career night with the game-winning floater with 21.6 seconds left in overtime.Mahindra coach Chris Gavina acknowledges the fact that his team’s chances of getting into the playoffs are slim at best, but he knows it’s still not too late for the Floodbuster to make one last push.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnSPORTSBreak new ground“My post today on the board was ‘everybody has to contribute,’” said Gavina. “We’ve kind of taken this South African philosophy called Ubuntu that states that there is a bond in sharing. ‘I am because we are.’”“Our attitude is stay humble, stay hungry, and move forward.”  Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LA Revilla, who also had a superb outing, sent the game into overtime when he sank a basket at the 31-second mark to tie the game at 116.Mark Borboran gave Phoenix a 116-114 lead with 45 seconds left in regulation before Revilla made the game-tying jumper.Things eventually went cold for the Fuel Masters, who missed their last seven field goal attempts in overtime.Revilla finished with 26 points to go along with five assists, while Celda had 25 markers and import Keith Wright had an 18-point, 21-rebound for the Floodbuster.Jameel McKay had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Phoenix.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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