Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Alaska Aces
Alaska wins 92-87
Another close game between these two teams as the Alaska Aces survives a come back from Derby Ace Llamados, 92-87. MVP James Yap who is still wearing a protective mask missed a crucial three-pointer which should have cut down the lead of Alaska to 1 with a few seconds remaining in the game.
James Yap and Peter June Simon both top scored for Derby Ace with 16 points. It was clear that the Llamados missed the services of Pingris and Reavis as Alaska had a 50-38 advantage in rebounding (only Jondan Salvador had double digits in rebounding with 12), but Bmeg had good ball rotation dishing out 26 assists with both Jonas Villanueva and Roger Yap having 6 assists.
The Defending Champions now starts the conference with 2 losses, losing their first game of the season against Talk N Text.
Alaska 92 – De Vance 24, Dela Cruz 14, Tenorio 12, Borboran 11, Thoss 10, Custodio 9, Baguio 9, Eman 3, Espiritu 0.
Derby Ace 87 – Yap J. 16, Simon 16, Villanueva 15, Yap R. 11, Allado 10, Salvador 6, Maierhofer 5, Gaco 4, Adducul 4, Canaleta 0.
Quarter scores: 16-15, 43-39, 68-63, 92-87