Pingris PSL Commissioner Marc Pingris of All-Star VisMin blocks the shot of All-Star Luzon’s Gabby Espinas. PSL photo

Luzon, VisMin battle to PSL draw

March 21, 2023 People's Tonight 178 views

THE Luzon All-Star team battled its VisMin counterpart to a 123-123 draw in the All-Star game of the Manila Bankers Life-Pilipinas Super League Pro Division Second Conference Dumper Cup at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga.

Former PBA player Gabby Espinas led the way for All-Star Luzon with a game-high 29 points, on top of 17 rebounds and three assists, while Raymond Binuya added 17 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Rence Nocum, skipper Jerwin Gaco, and Johnsherick Estrada also had 15, 15, and 14 points, respectively for All-Star Luzon, which also drew 10 from Fran Yu.

In other games, Prince Mur Alao and Datu Yap fired 24 points each as Executives Light beat Executives Dark 119-100, while Pampanga Delta 21-Under blasted Minglanilla Sherilin Khalifa 21-Under 96-75 in the first ever All-Star extravaganza of the league presented by Dumper party-list, Winzir, and Skin Care Depot, co-presented by SCD Cosmetics, and supported by NET 25, Adcon, Wcube Solutions Inc., MDC, Unisol, Don Benitos, and Finn Cotton.

Justin Bautista shone for Pampanga Delta Under-21 with 23 points, four rebounds and four assists, while Carlo Ferreras and Arthur Roque chipped in 15 and 14 points, respectively.

Kurt Reyson scored 18 points for All-Star VisMin, while Jaymar Gimpayan, whose free throw in the last 28 seconds pegged the final count, had 17 points and four rebounds.

Orlan Wamar and Zach Huang combined for 29 points for All-Star VisMin, while PSL Commissioner Marc Pingris added a double-double of 13 and 13.

John Tayongtong and Monbert Arong contributed 12 and 11 points, respectively for All-Star VisMin.