Here are the live scores, updates, and results of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup between the NorthPort Batang Pier and the TNT Tropang Giga, scheduled on November 3, 2020, at 4:00 PM.
NorthPort finally broke through the win column of the PBA bubble, turning back Terrafirma, 107-96.
Climbing to 1-4 in the standings, the Batang Pier got a game-high 23 points from Christian Standhardinger and 18 from Kelly Nabong to make up for the absence of injured big man Sean Anthony.
Standhardinger added 12 rebounds and five assists, Nabong had eight boards and was 4-fo-6 from three-point range, while Garvo Lanete with 14 markers for the Batang Pier.
NorthPort also got significant contributions from rookie Renzo Subido, who scored all of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, including 3-of-7 from downtown.
Meanwhile, the league-leader Tropang Giga returns from its lone defeat thus far. TNT’s first crack at an outright quarterfinals entry was foiled by NLEX, 98-109, just before the league ordered the play stoppage in compliance with the IATF’s call pending issuance of new health and safety protocols inside the bubble.