The NLEX Road Warriors is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters at 7:00 P.M. on January 18, 2017 in Cuneta Astrodome.
NLEX Road Warriors is now in a must-win situation while Phoenix is looking to improve their standings and join Blacwater Elite at number three spot in the 2016-17 PBA Philippine Cup standings.
The newly found combination of Coach Yeng went short against GlobalPort and registered another loss.
Kevin Louie Alas and Carlo Lastimosa combined for 35 points but Batang Pier’s “Slash Brothers” also appeared unstoppable during their previous game and made 52 points.
Although NLEX is at the bottom of the standings, there is still a small window of opportunity for them if they win their remaining games to qualify for the next round.
Phoenix Fuel Masters were only limited to 82 points when they faced Rain or Shine last January 8. Mark Anthony Borboran who played magnificent prior to RoS game only scored 7 points.
Matthew Wright who scored 26 points against Elasto Painters needs help from his teammate in terms of scoring. JC Intal and John Marion Wilson were the other Phoenix players who reached double-digit points with 10.