A record-setting performance from Don Trollano lifted NLEX to a victory on PBA Thursday.
Trollano, NLEX victorious in high-scoring affair
Behind a 44-point detonation from star forward Don Trollano, the NLEX Road Warriors prevailed over the Terrafirma Dyip with a 142-125 victory. It was a high-scoring affair that saw Trollano make a record-setting nine consecutive three-pointers, breaking the record of eight straight triples set by Allain Caidic, Renren Ritualo, and Von Pessumal.
NLEX import Wayne Selden Jr. also poured in 38 markers, as the Road Warriors improved to a 7-3 record. Meanwhile, Terrafirma drops to a 2-7 slate.
Magnolia clinches playoff spot
The Magnolia Chicken Timplados Hotshots secures a seat in the playoffs via a resounding 129-109 win over the NorthPort Batang Pier. It was just another day in the office for Antonio Hester, who hauled in his usual double-double numbers of 28 points and 14 rebounds. Mark Barroca and Rome Dela Rosa both came off the bench to combine for 40 markers.
The win elevates Magnolia to a 5-4 record, with NorthPort dropping to a 2-7 slate. NorthPort now has to win its remaining two games to keep their playoff hopes alive.