Caloy Yulo eases through qualifying
Caloy Yulo is in the finals of three events.
Yulo world champion in the floor exercise in 2018, topped the qualifying with a score of 15.166.
The 21-year-old Yulo topped the parallel bars qualifiers with 15.566 and was third in the vault with a 14.808 average.
The floor exercise final is set on Saturday, and the parallel bars and vault on Sunday.
Nazar Chepurnyi of Ukraine topped the vault qualifiers with 14.833 followed by Yang Hakseon of Korea with the same score.
Wire-to-wire Game One win for TNT
Mikey Williams and the Tropang Giga are off toa fast start.
The Tropang Giga led 24-14 in the first period and never let up, leading by as many as 32 points.
Kelly Williams hurt his back after delivering 10 points and six rebounds for TNT.
Calvin Abueva had 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Bigs problems for TNT, SMB
Ian Sangalang plays limited minutes in the series opener.
The 39-year-old Williams was stretchered off in the third quarter due to 'severe back spasms' and was brought to the hospital.
It was a huge letdown after a strong start, with the 6-foot-6 Williams helping spark an early TNT run.
Williams had 10 points and six rebounds.
Meanwhile, Magnolia also had a problem on the frontcourt, with Ian Sangalang able to play only 10 minutes, delivering five points and one rebound.
Coach Chito Victolero said it was back spasms that hampered Sangalang.
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