ABL: Alab stays hot, routs Hong Kong anew in Renaldo Balkman’s historic night

first_imgBalkman, the former NBA veteran, was at his best in the pivotal fourth period, where he fired 10 points alone as Alab outscored Hong Kong, 23-10, after leading by only two at the end of the third quarter.Ray Parks was also red-hot from the field, finishing with 23 points missing only three of his 12 shots in only his second game back from a groin injury that sidelined him for three games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesPJ Ramos added a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Philippine side, which hiked its league-leading record to 13-2.But the spotlight was on Balkman, who made ABL history as the fastest player to reach 1000 points, needing only 40 games to achieve the feat. Historic night for Renaldo Balkman. Photo from ABL websiteSan Miguel Alab Pilipinas kept rolling after beating Hong Kong Eastern anew, 96-81, in the 2019 Asean Basketball League Friday night at Southorn Stadium in Wan Chai, Hong Kong.Renaldo Balkman had another efficient and all-around night with a game-high 32 points on 14-of-20 shooting from the field on top of four rebounds, four assists and three blocks to power Alab to its seventh victory in a row.ADVERTISEMENT Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Alab shot 58 percent from the field and held Hong Kong to just 34 percent.O’Darien Bassett scored 24 points while Sam Deguara had 20 points and 16 rebounds for Hong Kong (11-9), which dropped to 0-3 against Alab this season with all of its losses by double-digits.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes MOST READ Bobby Portis scores 30 in debut as Wizards turn back Cavs LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img