Alab Pilipinas trounces Mono Vampire in ABL

Reigning local ABL MVP Bobby Ray Parks Jr. led Tanduay Alab Pilipinas to victory against Mono Vampire in Bangkok, Thailand. (File Photo: Jamil Buergo)


BANGKOK – Fresh from a frustrating loss at home against the Singapore Slingers last Wednesday, Tanduay Alab Pilipinas vented its ire on the Mono Vampire Basketball Club of Thailand with a masterful 114-87 victory in the Asean Basketball League tournament at Stadium 29 in Bangkok.

Playing its fourth game in 11 days, Alab Pilipinas put on a shooting clinic against Mono Vampire as the visiting team shot 48% (46-94) field goals. Alab also made 14 three-point baskets in the game against 5 of the Thailand team.

After struggling against the Slingers, Justin Brownlee came out with his guns ablazing for Alab scoring 29 points on 12-of-22 field goal shooting. He also grabbed 8 rebounds and dished out 9 assists. Bobby Ray Parks Jr. also played well for Alab scoring a season-high 19 points. The reigning local ABL MVP also had 7 rebounds and 6 assists for Alab, who now sports a 4-4 win-loss record. Josh Urbiztondo also added 17 points anchored on 5 three-pointers.

Former PBA import Mike Singletary led Mono Vampire with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Mono Vampire’s Filipino heritage import Paul Zamar added 20 points for the Thai team.

Tanduay Alab Pilipinas tries to move above .500 this coming Saturday with another road game against the CLS Knights of Indonesia.


The scores:

Tanduay Alab Pilipinas (114) – Brownlee 29, Parks 19, Urbiztondo 17, Balkman 14, Raymundo 10, Maierhofer 7, Javelona 6, Domingo 4, Alabanza 4, Celiz 2, Hontiveros 2, Sumalinog 0.

Mono Vampire (87) – Singletary 24, Zamar 20, Deguara 17, Brickman 7, Boonyai 5, Ananti 4, Chanthachon 3, Apiromvilaichai 2, Khukhandhin 2, Phuangla 2, Samerjai 1, Kruatiwa 0.

Quarterscores: 32-22, 54-37, 88-62, 114-87