Bottom beat top last night as the previously winless Petron Blaze Boosters played their best game of the PBA Commissioner's Cup and upended the erstwhile unbeaten B-Meg Llamados, 84-77, at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.
Coming off a lopsided 83-105 loss to the Meralco Bolts, the Blaze Boosters badly needed to win this one to avoid falling into a 0-3 hole — a difficult situation to overcome in such a short tournament. And from the start, they played like the more desperate team, racing out to a 16-3 lead and never looking back. It was a marked improvement from their last two games, where they came out flat and fell behind by double digits in the first half.
"We had a good adjustment," Petron coach Ato Agustin said. "We started strong, andoon energy namin. Sabi ko sa mga bata kailangan energy, aggressiveness at intensity. Okay naman response ng team. Every time we play defense and offense we were always aggressive."
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