Rookie Jio Jalalon scored 17 points, grabbed five rebounds and had five steals off the bench as the Star Hotshots dumped the NLEX Road Warriors, 99-75, Wednesday night at the MOA Arena for its first win in the 2016-17 PBA Philippine Cup.

It was Jalalon’s best game as a pro and his 5 steals didn’t go unnoticed especially by teammate Marc Pingris who cited the Cagayan de Oro-born playmaker for his defense. Read LINK.


Meanwhile, another Kagay-anon, Carlo Lastimosa led NLEX with 11 points.

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