The Blackwater vs. Meralco game results is that Bossing defeated the Meralco Bolts 90-89 on Thursday, June 30, in the OKBET PBA News at the Smart Araneta Coliseum when Baser Amer made the game-winning jumper with only 1.2 seconds left.
Despite having difficulty scoring throughout the whole game. Amer, who finished with 6 points, stepped up late in the contest. And made a problematic fadeaway bank shot over Nonoy Baclao’s extended arms to help Blackwater defeat his last team Meralco.
PBA News Ato Ular Led the Bossing to Victory
Ato Ular, a rookie, led the Bossing to a hard-earned win with 19 points and 15 rebounds. JVee Casio, who came up big down the stretch for Blackwater, scored 19 points, grabbed 4 rebounds. And gave out 6 assists.
With the win, Blackwater moved to 4-1 and tied for second place with Barangay Ginebra. Based on the OKBET PBA News, Meralco lost for the second time in a row and fell to 3-3 to their matches in Blackwater vs. Meralco.
“I told Baser (Amer) before the game that this would be his game and that he would beat his old team,” said Ariel Vanguardia on OKBET PBA News, the head coach of Blackwater.
“And he delivered. Even if you ask him, I told him before the game that this was the one you were going to win for us,” said Vanguardia of Amer, who had only made two of ten shots from the field before scoring the winning basket.
On OKBET PBA News, the score is still tied at 85. Chris Newsome made two free throws to put Meralco ahead by two, 87-85.
Blackwater’s offense took off in the third quarter
Meralco was ahead by 3 points at halftime, 46-43. In OKBET PBA News, Blackwater’s offense went early in the third quarter. And a layup by top overall pick Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser gave the Bossing a 67-56 lead. Ganuelas-Rosser was making his PBA debut for the Bossing after hurting his hand before the season started.
The Bossing had a double-digit lead, but Meralco went on a 13-3 run at the end of the third period to pull within one point, 69-70, going into the fourth.
In the fourth quarter, Ular’s three free throws gave Blackwater an 83-73 lead with 5:28 to go. Meralco then went on a 10-0 run to tie the game at 83-83 with 2:22 to go.
OKBET PBA News Results: Blackwater vs Meralco
Blackwater 90 – Ular 19, Casio 19, Suerte 15, Mccarthy 12, Taha 8, Ganuelas-Rosser 8, Amer 6, Ebona 2, Sena 1, Melton 0, Escoto 0, Ayonayon 0, Publico 0.
Meralco (89): Newsome (23), Quinto (18), Banchero (14), Almazan (12), Hodge (six), Caram (six), Baclao (five), Hugnatan (two), Pasaol (two), Jose (one), and Black (zero).
Quarters: 18 to 30, 43 to 46, 70 to 69, and 90 to 89.
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