MPBL Finals: Batangas City vs. Muntinlupa (Game 1 - April 12, 2018)

The Batangas City Athletics and Muntinlupa Cagers clash in the opener of their best-of-five finals series for the historic title of the inaugural Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League.

The Athletics enters the first MPBL Finals after winning the semifinals against Valenzuela Classic.

For Cagers, they advance to the the Finals after defeating ParaƱaque Patriots in three games.

The top-seeded Batangas City will host the first two games of series, and the third-seeded Muntinlupa will host the third and if necessary, fourth game. If still needed, the deciding Game 5 will be in Athletics' homecourt.

Here is the details for Batangas City vs. Muntinlupa in Game 1 of their best-of-five finals series in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Rajah Cup.

  • Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Venue: Batangas City Coliseum
  • TV: ABS-CBN S+A
  • Game Stats: FIBALiveStats.com
  • Live Stream: MPBL FB Page


Results and Scores


The Batangas City Athletics hold on for a big 70-64 victory over the Muntinlupa Cagers to take a 1-0 series lead.

Bernabe Teodoro scored 20 points to lead the Athletics. Val Acuna added 14 points.


Finals Game 1: Batangas City Athletics vs. Muntinlupa Cagers Scoreboard (April 12, 2018)
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FINAL
Batangas City Athletics 16 10 22 22 70
Muntinlupa Cagers 14 16 14 20 64
Best Player: Bernabe Teodoro - 20 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.


Highlights


(To be added once available.)