March 14, 2018

Akari-Adamson out to secure spot in the playoffs

Akari- Adamson and Wangs Basketball-Letran mixed it up on Thursday with both teams going all out for a win in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

The Falcons are determined to improved on it 6-2 record to cement their place in the playoffs and stay in contention for an outright semi-final spot.

"All the teams are competitive this conference. We can't be deceived by the standings because any team can compete in any given day," said Akari-Adamson coach Franz Pumaren.

The Falcons defeated Batangas-EAC, 89-79, last Thursday and remains the favorite entering the 2 p.m. encounter.

While he admits his squad will be waering the underdog tag, Wangs Basketball- Letran coach Jeff Napa said his troops are prepared to play against their last four opponents.

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"We'll take care of business," he said as the Couriers aim to improve their 5-2 standing.

"Kahit sino ang makatapat namin, handa lang kami. Iniisip lang namin, manalo ng manalo."

Wangs-Letran is coming off a slim 91-88 win over Go for Gold last Monday.