first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ But the Bolts had other plans in mind as they battled back and even went so close to stealing the game after Chris Newsome sank a 3-pointer with only 11 seconds remaining.Justin Chua posted a career-high 24 points while Matthew Wright added 18 for Phoenix, which got booted out by Meralco in the 2018 Governors’ Cup quarterfinals. Abueva finished with eight points, 16 rebounds and six assists to compensate for his horrible 2-of-13 shooting clip.“I just tried to be aggressive and kept doing what I do which was to get offensive rebounds,” Abueva said in Filipino.Nico Salva also had a career performance with 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field while Newsome had 20 points.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES Phoenix head coach Louie Alas wasn’t sure if his players could still survive another extra five minutes.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil ‘Made for PBA’: Robert Bolick shows he’s perfect fit for NorthPort View comments MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Calvin Abueva made sure there wasn’t any need for a second overtime.Abueva followed up Justin Chua’s miss with 4.1 seconds left to lift Phoenix over Meralco, 93-92, after a grueling back-and-forth affair in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“I have to give credit to my players because I know they would’ve cramped up if the game went into another overtime,” Alas told reporters.The game wouldn’t have gone into overtime in the first place had the Fuel Masters took good care of their 18-point lead. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more