NLEX hands Blackwater first loss in Guiao's return

Larry Fonacier connived with Aaron Fuller in scoring for the Road Warriors. PBA Media Bureau
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Following his return to the national team, Yeng Guiao returned at NLEX's helm, and he led the team to a 124-106 rout of Blackwater in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night.

The Road Warriors kept the Elite at bay scoring-wise in the first quarter while picking up the pace in the final three quarters en route to the blowout.

Aaron Fuller and Larry Fonacier each fired 24 points for NLEX, which moved up to 4-2.

Roi Sumang also made 24 markers for Blackwater, which suffered its first loss in the season-ending conference after 4-0 start.

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