Blatche, Balkman scores 18 as Mighty Sports top Es Rades to stay unbeaten


MANILA, Philippines — Mighty Sports stayed unbeaten in the 2020 Dubai International Basketball Tournament after a blowout win over Es Rades Tunisia, 84-66, on Tuesday, 2020 January 28, at the Shabab Al Ahli Club in the United Arab Emirates.

Renaldo Balkman and Andray Blatche produced 18 apiece to help the team notch its third straight win and move closer to a sweep of Group B.

Juan Gomez de Liano step up big and finish with 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from downtown while Thirdy Ravena had eight points, two assists, and two rebounds.

On the other hand, Anton Grady top scored for Es Rades with 17 points on top of eight rebounds while Qannouni had 13 markers, two rebounds and two assists.

Grady and Qannouni are the only players to hit double-figures in the team’s first loss of the tournament.

Mighty-Pilipinas is out to sweep the eliminations of group stage when they meet Beirut Sports Club on Wednesday. (Lloyd Tagbago/IAMIGO/

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