Eager to extend its win streak and hell-bent on not missing the playoffs this time out, NorthPort on Sunday night pounced on short-handed Converge, hacking out a 112-97 victory to stay in the race for a quarterfinals berth in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.
The Batang Pier rode the hot hands of newcomer William Navarro, who had himself a night with 29 points, 17 rebounds and nine assists—all career-bests—leading NorthPort in annexing a third-straight win to rise to 6-5 while putting an end to the FiberXers’ impressive seven-game run.
“We were expecting Converge to play at full force. But eventually, their import didn’t play, so it became favorable for us. It became easier for u…
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