Manny Harris put on a noteworthy presentation as NLEX held off a hard-battling Columbian side, 117-111, on Wednesday to continue its solid beginning to the PBA Governors’ Cup ends at the Ynares Center.
Harris left away with 45 in his first game since supplanting Olu Ashaolu, joining with JR Quinahan and Kiefer Ravena to take care of a second in a row triumph that gave NLEX a 5-1 (win-misfortune) record – useful for solo runner up behind unbeaten TNT.
NLEX blew a noteworthy lead and required three free tosses by Quinahan after he was fouled by Jackson Corpuz with 1:07 left in the game to keep Columbian under control.
Ravena additionally concocted a major protective play, avoiding the ball away from CJ Perez on Columbian’s next belonging, and calling a break to finish the take.
Harris at that point scored on a three-point play to take care of the game.
Quinahan scored 15 points while Ravena included 11 points, eight helps, and two takes in a fitting follow-up to the Road Warriors’ spirit boosting prevail upon Barangay Ginebra a week ago in Dubai.
NLEX headed out to a sizzling 16-2 beginning after a Harris three-point play, yet Columbian gradually crept its way back and tied the score on a couple of Khapri Alston free tosses with 1:40 remaining.
Corpuz, in any case, made a rash foul that sent the dependable Quinahan to the line for three free tosses that broke a 106-106 gridlock.
CJ Perez scored 21 while Corpuz had 20 for Columbian, which tumbled to 3-3.