Flying V, Cignal eye PBA D-League title slots

first_imgAfter Flying V’s semifinal scare, coach Eric Altamirano knows his Thunder need to do a lot more to advance to the title round with a perfect record.Stopping Centro Escolar University’s big men tops his list as the Thunder go for a sweep of the Scorpions in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup semifinals at 5 p.m.Tuesday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Although Flying V and Cignal remain favored to arrange a title showdown, their opponents think they have a strong shot at forging an upset.“In basketball, nothing is impossible,” said Congolese center Rod Ebondo, the Scorpions’ main man. “We just have to deal with it and focus on the next game.” —JASMINE W. PAYOSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View comments Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Teen gunned down in Masbate 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as hercenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Low scores expected in Aboitiz Invt’l Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas “We need to do a better job controlling the rebounds and blocking out their bigs,” said Altamirano after the Thunder’s narrow win over the Scorpions, 65-61, in Game 1.Cignal HD also aims for a Finals slot versus Marinerong Pilipino in the other best-of-three duel at 3 p.m.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’The Hawkeyes drubbed the Skippers, 86-67, in Game 1, but Cignal coach Boyet Fernandez noted their foe’s resiliency.“Marinero is always there in the game even though they were down by so many points,” said Fernandez. “It will be tough again facing them.”last_img

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