Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday evening 7:00PM pba game replay and preview game#82. The Brgy. Gin Kings stands 1-2 against Star Hotshot game 1 and game 2 semis round earned by Purefoods, But game 3 owned by Ginebra.
Semis Game 4 Series of 2017 All Filipino Cup
Sol Mercado earned 16 points, the most sharp shooter of his team Ginebra after beaten Star Hotshot in Game 3 semi final round. Mark Pingris made 12 points contribution of his team in past game semis Philippine cup. He welcome ‘JDV’ Joe Devance in game 3, He said’ the presence of JDV is exiting ball game no more excuses instead.
BARANGAY Ginebra proved steadier again in its war of attrition against Star, pulling off a 93-86 decision on Wednesday night to even their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series at two games apiece.
Japeth Aguilar stood tallest when it mattered most, pumping in 12 of his 18 points in the payoff period before dishing out an assist to Jervy Cruz for the exclamation point in Game Four in front of a huge crowd at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
Cruz caught the Hotshots defense napping as he rewarded Aguilar’s drop pass with a stab and completed a three-point that gave them a seven-point lead, punctuating what had been a stellar night that saw him finish with a game-high 21 points – two shy of his career high – along with six boards, and three assists in 26 minutes as a starter.
The Hotshots came within four points, 77-73, after a Marc Pingris basket with a little less than six minutes left, but Aguilar retaliated with four straight points, the last two on free throws off a questionable foul called on Jio Jalalon.
Allein Maliksi led the Hotshots with 18 points built around four triples in 24 minutes that went for naught.
The Hotshots playmakers were riddled with fouls as Paul Lee picked up his fifth foul with a less than a minute gone by in the fourth period, before Mark Barroca fouled out with over eight minutes left in the game, hastening their downfall.
The Final Scoreboard Result:
Ginebra 93 – Cruz 21, Aguilar 18, Ellis 10, Ferrer 9, Mercado 9, Tenorio 8, Marcelo 5, Caguioa 5, Thompson 4, Devance 4
Star 86 – Maliksi 18, Jalalon 16, Reavis 13, Lee 9, Pingris 9, Melton 7, Barroca 4, Ramos 4, Sangalang 4, Dela Rosa 2, Simon 0
Quarterscores: 21-23, 48-41, 65-62, 93-86