Return of old reliables JVee Casio, Kevin Racal sparks Aces playoff bid

first_imgJVee Casio. PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Losers of three games in a row, Alaska got a much-needed shot in the arm with the return of its key veterans on Wednesday.JVee Casio and Kevin Racal returned just in time from their injuries to help the Aces get back on track and resuscitate their flatlining quarterfinals bid.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Google Philippines names new country director View comments LATEST STORIES “Obviously, for me and for the whole team, it’s nice to see JVee and Kevin Racal back,” said Alaska head coach Alex Compton after his team’s 92-77 win over Meralco in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup.READ: PBA: Alaska arrests skid, trumps Meralco to keep playoff hopes aliveFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“They’re obviously a little rusty and out of shape but I thought JVee came in and made some plays, K-Racs made some plays in the way that he usually does—hitting some open shots and being a really good defender.”Casio had 12 points and Racal added nine points, two assists and a steal as both provided quality minutes off the bench. Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgivingcenter_img The Aces, who momentarily claimed sole possession of eighth place with a 4-5 record, also got a boost from old reliable Sonny Thoss.Thoss had a throwback performance with 13 points, eight rebounds and three assists.““How about Sonny Thoss? I thought Sonny was great today. We needed a basket he scored. We needed somebody to create for us he created that Racal corner three,” Compton commended.“He did a good job on defense I just think Sonny this conference has been great. He’s been a leader for us and it’s just so nice to see him playing like that.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Miguel Romero Polo: Bamboo technology like no other Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Block party: Maddie Madayag surprised by record-setting showing in tough Ateneo winlast_img