The Star Hotshots is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Phoenix Fuel Masters at 5:00 P.M. on December 10, 2016 in Mall of Asia Arena.
The Star Hotshots wanted to move up if they’ll able to win the game while Phoenix Fuel Masters also eyeing to join the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on the top of 2016-17 PBA Philippine Cup standings.
Moving JC Intal to the bench and making him as Phoenix’s sixth man is one of the best changes made by coach Ariel Vanguardia.
Intal is now averaging 23 points per game in Fuel Masters last two games, what’s more he is also shooting over 60% from the three-point territory.
Star Hotshots able to snag its first win last December 7 against coach Yeng Guiao’s NLEX Road Warriors.
After struggling with his first two outings as a Hotshot, Paul Lee seems back to his original offensive form as he punished NLEX with his 20 points. Rookie Jio Jalalon also recorded his PBA career-high with 17 points.