Blackwater’s Baser Amer torments former team Meralco. –PBA IMAGES
MANILA, Philippines–Blackwater claimed its third-straight victory on Thursday night, taking down Meralco in thrilling fashion, 90-89, in the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.
Baser Amer stuck it to his old team, hitting the game-winning jumper to will the Bossing past a seasoned club that’s blossoming into a formidable all-Filipino crew.
“I told Baser that this is a game he’s going to win for us. You can ask him,” said coach Ariel Vanguardia. “It really took a Meralco player to beat them.”
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Ato Ular sustained his fine form, delivering another double-double of 19 points and 15 rebounds. JVee Casio scored just as much in a vintage performance that helped the club to a 4-1 record in the race.