Here are the live streaming, updates, and results of the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup between the Meralco Bolts and the Converge FiberXers scheduled on June 16, 2022, at 7:15 PM.
The Meralco Bolts and the Converge FiberXers are going to battle against each other this night. Meralco won its first game in the conference while Converge won one match in their previous three contests.
Meralco came out on top against the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters in their last match. They managed to outlast Phoenix’s 16-point lead before the time expired. In addition, they dominated in the fourth quarter where they had a 34-point outburst while limiting the Fuel Masters to only 19 points.
Chris Newsome led the Bolts with 21 points while hitting seven of his 11 looks. Not only that, but Newsome also had seven assists and seven rebounds. Reynel Hugnatan had strong minutes against Phoenix. The veteran forward played for 16 minutes for Meralco and tallied 17 points.
Aaron Black added 19 points while Maliksi had 15 points. Both players knocked down three three-point shots out of their four attempts.
Meanwhile, Converge got defeated by the TNT Tropang Giga in their recent matchup. The FiberXers fought hard against the reigning champions of the Philippine Cup, but the fight was not enough to deliver the dub.
Maverick Ahanmisi stepped up again for Converge in the last minutes of the matchup as he knocked down jumpers after jumpers on TNT. He finished with 15 points as he came from the bench. Just like Ahanmisi, Kevin Racal also had a magnificent performance late in the game. He also ended the contest with 15 points while converting five of his seven looks.
Tolomia had 17 points while Arana had nine points. Jeron Teng, the main man of the squad, only had eight points for the team.