Mbala back to his old dominant self in Game 2 win

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBen Mbala vowed to bounce back after his poor performance in a 76-70 loss to Ateneo in Game 1 of the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Finals.And Mbala stayed true to his word and played like how a two-time MVP should in the Green Archers’ 92-83 comeback win on Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ “I say we just stick together. We saw some of our players down but we didn’t give up,” Mbala said after La Salle forced a winner-take-all Game 3 on Sunday.“We just kept believing because we’ve been here before. We just really stick together and did what coach told us to do which is to play defense,” he added.READ: Rivero fights off tears to spark La Salle comeback The only thing that slowed Mbala down was a case of cramps and fortunately for him and the Archers, he went down just as the final buzzer sounded.“In the fourth, I was already cramping up. I just wanted to be there for the team and luckily, I was able to finish the game,” said Mbala, who logged a game-high 34 minutes.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? 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 UFC president remains doubtful whether McGregor will ever fight again The 6-foot-7 Cameroonian finished with 20 points, 16 rebounds, three steals and four blocks four days after he was held to career-lows eight points and seven field goal attempts.READ: La Salle rallies to stun Ateneo, forces UAAP title deciderFEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMbala was part of the La Salle five on the floor that sparked the team’s fightback from 21 points down in the second quarter, and it all started with a vicious dunk.His throwdown triggered a 10-0 La Salle run that helped chop Ateneo’s lead down to single-digits, 51-42, at the half. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View commentslast_img read more