Manila guns for 2nd win

October 01, 2018

Games today:

(Hagonoy gym, Taguig)

3  p.m.-- Parañaque vs. Manila

4:30 p.m.-- Marikina vs. Caloocan

6 p.m.- Quezon City vs. Las Piñas

7:30 p.m. -- Taguig vs. San Juan

OPENING-day winner Manila guns for its second straight win and the early lead when it battles Parañaque  even as four more teams make their debut in the M-League  basketball championships at the Hagonoy gym in Taguig.

Manila, which debuted with a 90-82 win over Marikina on opening day last Sunday, and Parañaque  take the floor in the 3 p.m. first game of a quadruple bill in  the 10-team tournament organized by  the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) thru Metro Manila Sportsfest  and supported by the Philippine  Basketball Association (PBA).

Parañaque  dropped  its opening game to Pateros, 70-78.

In the battle of debuting teams, Quezon City plays Las Piñas at 6 p.m. and host Taguig meets San Juan at 7:30 p.m.

Marikina  and Caloocan  try to bounce  back from opening-day losses when they clash at 4:30 p.m.

Last Sunday, MMDA Special Operations  head  Bong Nebrija made the ceremonial toss during the  opening ceremony.

A total of 10 cities divided into the North and  South Divisions are seeing action in the tournament which has “mobile app ng  bayan” Barangay 143 as presentor,   Spalding as the official  ball, Team Rebel Sports  as official outfitter and Synergy 88, San Miguel Corp., World   Balance, Frabelle Foods, Summit  Mineral Water, AlcoPlus, Gerry’s Grill, Excellent Noodles, glitter.ph, SM Supermalls and Nature’s  Spring  as major sponsors.