Barako Bull whips B-Meg Llamados on the road in an Overtime thriller at Panabo Davao del Norte 87-84.
Barako Bull showed poise and more energy than the Llmados and escaped with the victory to share a taste with league leaders, Talk N Text Tropang Texters and Rain or Shine Elasto Painters.
Once again, Willie Miller lead the way for the Barako Bull scoring 18 points and pulling down four rebounds.
James Yap sank a three point basket with 1.8 seconds left to send the game to overtime. Barako Bull had the chance to win the game in regulation, but Miller missed the shot.
In the overtime period, the Llamados committed three turnovers in the last 1:25 minutes of play. Wyne Arboleda give the lead to the Barako Bull after banging in a shot against Josh Urbiztondo 86-84 with 1:07 left in the extra session.
Kerby Raymundo made a crucial mistake in the stretch. His passed intended for James Yap landed in hands of former team mate Jondan Salvador.
Salvador was fouled quickly and was sent to the line. He made his first attempt on the foul line and missed the second one giving the Llamados a chance to tie the game. But on the next possession, James Yap missed the three-point attempt on the left corner.
Former La Salle stand out Don Allado of Barako Bull, became the 39th player in league history to grab at least 1,000 offensive rebounds his career.