Just when you think the Black Bears’ 50-point lead against the Wolf Warriors couldn’t get any better, it does.
The Macau-based cagers just couldn’t be stopped when they fired a record-setting 19 three-pointers to up their tally to 2-0 entering week 2 of the ABL season.
Reigning World Import MVP Anthony Tucker and Nathan Yu caught fire in the opening canto, knocking down two treys apiece with rookie Lao Chon Pong also chipping in one to snatch a 25-point lead coming into the second frame.
Last season’s Heritage Import MVP Mikh Mckinney joined the three-point barrage in the third quarter and sank four jumpers from beyond the arc, while Yu and Lao continued to sizzle from outside, combining for two more as they crossed the 100-point mark in just 30 minutes.
Import Ryan Watkins drilled the team’s 19th trey with a minute to spare before the buzzer sounded. He also put in a whopping 41 points and 18 rebounds and dominated the paint in the entirety of the game. The Black Bears bagged their second straight win while the Wolf Warriors fell to 0-2.
Both the Saigon Heat and Alab Pilipinas previously held the “most three-point shots made by a team” record with 18.