Taiwan’s Formosa outlasts banged-up Alab Pilipinas

Alab Pilipinas plays minus Renaldo Balkman and 3 other key cogs, but still hangs on to the top spot despite the loss

Date: March 10, 2019
By: JR Isaga

MANILA, Philippines – The Formosa Dreamers kept their late-season charge rolling in the ABL,

GASSED OUT. Playing as Alab’s lone import, PJ Ramos looks visibly tired in the final stretch. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

outlasting an undermanned Alab Pilipinas, 79-71, in Taiwan on Sunday, March 10.

The victory propelled the Dreamers to a 17-6 record, threatening league-leader Alab, which slipped to 18-5 and wound up just a full game ahead with still two matches left to play in the regular season.

With the Filipino side cut down to size as stalwarts Renaldo Balkman, Caelan Tiongson, Law Domingo and Brandon Rosser sat out due to injuries, Formosa import Tevin Glass feasted on the glass with a game-high 28 points and 12 rebounds.    [FULL  STORY]

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