Coach Tim, complacent on presence Joe Devance in game 3 semis series round , enough winning straight stop it!!!! avoid stands 3-0. Tim said”
Former 2016 Gov cup champion, ‘never say die’ at this point a one step closer to the championship. Some big man Star Hotshot player said, Gin Kings is not easy to step down in the ball game, because of brilliant minded coaching of Coach Tim Cone, no one can predict what’s the next moves of his team Ginebra. He said’ “Kung iba yan, tambak na sa amin yan.
Purefoods Star Hotshot, Head coach Chito Victolero said’ game 3 of semis all Filipino cup is the most aware among others upon the stands of 2-0. MOA arena showdown semis is a history.
BARANGAY Ginebra suddenly got its offense going late in a defensive battle as it blew past Star, 73-62, on Monday night to pull a game back in their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series.
Sol Mercado and Japeth Aguilar hit the biggest baskets from three-point land down the stretch as the Gin Kings finished the game on a 14-2 run to break loose in a see-saw Game Three before a sizeable crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Mark Caguioa also provided some quality minutes in the second half off the bench for the Gin Kings, who trimmed the best-of-seven series deficit to 2-1.
Final Scoreboard Result:
Mercado fired a game-high 16 points, including six on two three-pointers in the fourth as he sparked the finishing kick and stepped up with LA Tenorio shackled.
Aguilar added 15 points and 13 boards, and capped their run with a short stab that gave the Gin Kings a 73-60, a turnaround after trailing, 59-60, halfway through the fourth.
The result spoiled the workmanlike effort of Marc Pingris, who hauled down 18 boards and scored 12 points on top of one block in 36 minutes for the Hotshots, who rallied after being down, 17-4, to start the game.
GINEBRA 73 – Mercado 16, Aguilar 15, Caguioa 8, Tenorio 7, Thompson 7, Ferrer 6, Devance 6, Cruz 3, Marcelo 3, Ellis 2, Mariano 0, Helterbrand 0, Mariano 0
STAR 62 – Pingris 12, Melton 8, Jalalon 7, Lee 7, Barroca 6, Sangalang 6, Simon 5, Maliksi 4, Reavis 3, Abundo 2, Dela Rosa 2, Brondial 0, Ramos 0