Thursday night clash (4-4)Gin Kings vs disease Elite(5-4) Barangay Ginebra braces for a rough weekend inside the PBA Philippine Cup as a result of it plays a pair of strong opponents, starting with malady Friday at the Cuneta dome then Phoenix crude oil Sunday over at the Philsports Arena.
The Kings unit of measurement tottering on the fringes of the Magic Eight at 4-4 whereas the Elite and so the Fuel Masters have every placed a foot on the quarterfinals with their identical 5-4 slates.
BARANGAY Ginebra finally managed to put up a consistent performance in back-to-back games as it held off Blackwater, 99-90, on Friday night to build momentum heading into the latter stretch of the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations.
The Gin Kings protected a sizeable lead heading into the final frame before weathering a late stand by the emergent Elite behind a balanced effort en route to their second straight win – their first win streak this conference.
The Final Boxscore Result:
Ginebra 99 – Cruz 16, Tenorio 15, Aguilar 14, Thompson 13, Devance 13, Marcelo 13, Ellis 6, Mercado 5, Ferrer 2, Caguioa 2, Taha 0
Blackwater 90 – Sumang 20, Belo 16, Aguilar 16, Sena 14, Dela Cruz 7, Gamalinda 6, Miranda 5, Buenafe 4, Pascual 2, Ababou 0, Pinto 0
Quarterscores: 25-23, 53-40, 80-71, 99-90