KBL: Rhenz Abando leads Anyang KGC to third straight win

Anyang KGC’s Rhenz Abando (middle) in the Korean Basketball League. –KBL PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Rhenz Abando extended his string of stellar games as Anyang KGC squeaked past Jeonju KCC Egis, 84-82, in the Korean Basketball League at Jeonju Gymnasium on Wednesday.

The former NCAA MVP tallied 15 points, sinking two baskets from beyond the arc. He also had a rebound, an assist and a steal to keep Anyang’s three-game winning streak alive.

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Jeonju, on the other hand, turned to Rondae Hollis-Jefferson as he finished with a double-double of 29 points and 10 rebounds on a losing effort.

Justin Gutang went scoreless but his team got the last laugh over Ethan Alvano’s Wonju DB Promy, 81-77, at Wonju Gymnasium.