The Basilan Steel is scheduled for a Game 2 Quarterfinals round head-to-head match against the Iloilo United Royals at 8:30 P.M. on February 24, 2020 live from the Lamitan Gymnasium in Lamitan City, Basilan.
Note: Live streaming will start at 9:00 PM (PHI time). Scroll down below to watch the video.
The United Royals will try to make a bounce-back after a double-digit defeat in Game 1 while the Steels wanted to finish their business in the first round of the playoffs when the 2019-20 MPBL Lakan Cup continues in Basilan this evening.
Team Basilan showed their aggressiveness early in that game and outscored the Ilonggo squad 22-10 after the first frame.
Though the United Royals were able to recover in the second and third quarters yet in the final period it was Basilan once again went supreme and took control of the game which eventually gave them a 1-0 series advantage.
“Actually maganda yung first quarter namin, nakauna kami ng 12-0. So, I just told the team to play 40 minutes kasi sure na babalik si Iloilo. We just need to weather the storm,” said Steel coach Jerson Cabiltes.
Jerald Bautista led Basilan in their scoring in Game 1 with his 21 points output while Dennis Daa and Hesed Gabo added 10 points each.
For team Iloilo on the other hand, only two players reached in double-figures in scoring. JR Parker made 11 points while Ryan Arambulo had 10 markers.
SOUTH DIVISION QUARTERFINALS (BEST-OF-THREE SERIES) CHOOKS-TO-GO MPBL LAKAN SEASON 2020 LIVE! FEBRUARY 24, 2019 VENUE: LAMITAN CITY GYMNASIUM, BASILAN Chooks-to-Go MPBL Playoff goes to BASILAN! See you there mga ka-liga! GAME 1: #2 BACOOR CITY STRIKERS VS #7 GENSAN WARRIORS – BURLINGTON ELIMINATION ROUND GAME 2: #3 BASILAN STEEL – JUMBO PLASTIC VS #6 ILOILO UNITED ROYALS ELIMINATION ROUND Live in ABS-CBN Sports+Action Channel 23 and LIGA channel Facebook Livestreaming Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Catch the games also in iWant Sports app. See other schedules and statistics hereMaharlika Pilipinas Basketball League on Monday, February 24, 2020