Phoenix overwhelms misfiring Converge

July 21, 2022 0 Comments

Phoenix kept its flickering playoff hopes alive after taking down Converge, 89-66, to arrest an alarming skid in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena Saturday night.,The Fuel Masters staged its biggest win in the season to snap a five-game losing slump and improve to a win-loss 3-7 card.,Matthew Wright led the charge for Phoenix with 15 points and eight rebounds, while Jason Perkins delivered 14 markers, six boards and five assists.,A huge second quarter storm was all that the Fuel Masters needed to blow the game wide open. Phoenix entered the half with a commanding 47-20 lead.,Tyler Tio also chipped in 11 points on 3-of-5 three-point shooting, while Aljun Melecio and Larry Muyang combined for 22 points off the bench for the Fuel Masters.,No FiberXer cager finished in double-digits as Abu Tratter and Tyrus Hill led the team with nine points each., ,The Scores:,PHOENIX (89) – Wright 15, Perkins 14, Melecio 12, Tio 11, Muyang 10, Jazul 6, Anthony 5, Pascual 4, Rios 3, Porter 2, Mocon 2, Lalata 2, Serrano 2, Garcia 1,CONVERGE (66) – Tratter 9, Hill 9, Adamos 8, Browne 7, Arana 7, Murrell 6, Tolomia 5, Ilagan 4, Ambohot 4, Ahanmisi 3, Bulanadi 2, Stockton 2, Racal 0, DiGregorio 0,QUARTERS: 18-11, 47-20, 70-45, 89-66