Globalport downs KIA as Famous gets famous

MANILA, Philippines - The Globalport Batang Pier earned a victory over the KIA Carnival, 102-94, on Sunday, June 14 at Araneta Coliseum in the Philippine Basketball Association Governor's Cup.

Globalport import Jarrid Famous became famous around the country scoring 30 points and blocking 3 shots while pulling down 37 rebounds, which is the most any player has managed in the PBA in 30 years according to PBA statician Fidel Mangonon.

Famous had plenty of help from Terrence Romeo, who scored 13 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter.

Globalport is now 6-4 while KIA is 4-4. Globalport will place the Alaska Aces on Tuesday, June 23 in their final game of the elimination round, while KIA has 3 remaining games to make up lost ground against the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on June 17, Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters on Friday, June 19, and Meralco Bolts on Wednesday, June 24 - Rappler.com