Walker dunk lifts Blackwater over Magnolia for 1st win

first_img“There was confusion and it opened up the lane for Walker,” Blackwater coach Bong Ramos recalled of the final offensive play in Filipino. “When Walker got the ball, I knew [Magnolia] was going to be in trouble.”Walker, who was also fouled by Reavis on the vicious slam with 3.4 seconds left but missed the bonus free throw, finished with only 11 points on 4-of-16 shooting from the field. He also had eight rebounds, four assists an four steals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Elite notched their first victory after starting the conference at 0-7 and stayed alive for a quarterfinals berth while the Hotshots, who played without Marc Pingris and Ian Sangalang due to injuries, slid to 3-3.Blackwater also drew a big game from Erram, who finished with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film PVL: Creamline stops Iriga-Navy, ends prelims atop standings Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Hotshots blew a 14-point lead they built in the second quarter and lost an 84-80 cushion with 1:46 remaining.Barroca led Magnolia with 16 points while Jio Jalalon collected eight points, eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals.But with a depleted frontline, the Hotshots failed to get enough production from import Curtis Kelly, who only had 12 points and nine rebounds with six turnovers.ADVERTISEMENT 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 award LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Blackwater import Henry Walker skies for the dunk over Magnolia big man Rafi Reavis to win the game. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netHenry Walker struggled throughout the game but still made the big plays as Blackwater stunned shorthanded Magnolia, 86-84, for its first win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Walker made a crucial steal and assist that led to the game-tying basket by JP Erram before attacking the rim for the game-winning dunk over Rafi Reavis all inside the final minute.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial View commentslast_img read more