NLEX eyes No. 1

first_imgNo need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist MOST READ Meanwhile, Alaska, which has a two-game winning streak going, tries to fan its slim hopes of advancing—and put Phoenix Pulse out of its miseries—in the 7 p.m. contest.With a 3-6 record, the Aces can earn at least a tie for the last playoff slot with a sweep of their last two games.The Fuel Masters, on the other hand, are at 2-7 and are shooting for the moon in terms of a playoff appearance. Phoenix needs the right results—plus a sweep of its last two games—to advance.ADVERTISEMENT The Road Warriors would also be putting a five-game winning streak on the line against a shorthanded NorthPort side that needs to sweep its last two games to entertain thoughts of advancing past the eliminations.NorthPort will continue to play without star rookie point guard Robert Bolick, out for the next six months at least after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4“We need to preserve our gains by improving our consistency, and this game is a big test,” NLEX coach Yeng Guiao said. “Our focus is on execution and trying to get better for the next round.”The Road Warriors are unbeaten since tapping Manny Harris as their new import. He will be put to another tough test by NorthPort’s Michael Quall, another tough scorer who will try to lead the Batang Pier yet again. Shining Knights Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball PLAY LIST 02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption ‘People evacuated on their own’ LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing downcenter_img With a twice-to-beat bonus already in hand, NLEX will get its motivation in bagging No. 1 seeding for the first time in franchise history when the Road Warriors battle back-to-the-wall NorthPort Wednesday in the PBA Governors’ Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.A win in the 4:30 p.m. clash with the Batang Pier would basically give the Road Warriors top-seeding for the first time in their PBA existence—and the lightest possible foe in the first round of the playoffs which they would need to beat just once to enter the Final Four.ADVERTISEMENT DSWD Bicol donates P1.5M worth of food packs for Taal eruption evacuees 2 village execs nabbed in Bohol buy-bust Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments 400 evacuees from Taal eruption take refuge in Mt. Banahaw Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers fleelast_img read more