MANILA, Philippines–Maverick Ahanmisi kipped down a well-rounded efficiency to assistance Converge to a rousing Governors’ Cup- opening up blowout of No rthPort on Sunday evening.
The smart guard do with 29 factors, 9 helps, and also 6 rebounds to aid the FiberXers to a 122-92 walloping of the undermanned Batang Pier.
But with a messed up Commissioner’s Cup project still fresh in his mind, Ahanmisi, a single PBA champ at Rain or Shine, rather concentrated on what his club ought to carry out in order to sustain a strong start in this season-ending seminar.
“We had a good [campaign] last conference, so we need to build on that,” he claimed. “Like what coach said, we just need to follow his strategies and the system that we have.”
“We have a lot of good pieces. We’re still a new team, but I think if we play hard our chemistry will show,” he included.
Converge assembled 8 success versus simply 4 losses in the Commissioner’s Cup to tab theNo 4 seed. But that additionally placed the club on a clash with the magnificent San Miguel Beer which blanked the FiberXers in a best-of-three quarterfinal.
This initial video game certain might be a little example dimension forConverge But the manufacturing from the remainder of the staff need to actually aid in the club’s reason.
Jeron Teng had 16 factors and also 9 rebounds, Abu Tratter contributed 13 and also 6, while David Murell and also Taylor Brown both tallied twin-digit ratings.
New person Jerrick Balanza, when an Aldin Ayo enforcer at Letran, pumped in 13 even more versus his old group, while Kiwi import Ethan Rustbach had 17 that opted for 9 boards.
Converge wound up accountancy for 16 triples and also 27 helps after throwing an unstable start– which according to Ayo a recognition that the FiberXers get on the appropriate track.
“We started slow because there were some players who were looking for their points. But I think they’re just excited since this is our first game,” he claimed. “After that, everybody was executing. And we were setting up players to their strengths.”
“They recognize with our system al