“We just have to be more aware or be more prepared with what they’re doing to us. We just have to be better the next time around when we play them, especially in a playoff series.” – LA Tenorio #PBA
The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters have finally found their groove, scoring back-to-back wins in the PBA Governor’s Cup.
The 2018 PBA Governor’s Cup match between Columbian Dyip and Barangay Ginebra at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
It wasn’t too long ago that speculations grew of San Miguel Beer rookie Christian Standhardinger being on the PBA trading block. After two impressive performances in the ongoing PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, all those speculations are likely put to rest.
San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra clash in a veritable duel of titans and both brace for a cutthroat battle in their PBA Commissioner’s Cup best-of-seven title showdown set to begin Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Ginebra shooting guard Scottie “The Hustle Man” Thompson knows a thing or two about working his way to the top. At 24 years old, he is playing for one of the country’s most loved basketball teams and is already making a mark that he’s been dubbed one of the PBA’s fastest rising stars.
Renaldo Balkman got his wish to redeem himself with the San Miguel Beermen, replacing an ineffective Troy Gillenwater. For those who have been following the PBA drama, this was a foregone conclusion.
Renaldo Balkman’s lifetime ban is lifted although there is no clear picture as of yet on where he will play. Unless the unthinkable happens, the safest presumption right now is to see him land on one of the San Miguel Corporation squads.
So far, the attention over at the Barangay Ginebra camp is the return of Greg Slaughter. “Gregzilla” returns to action Saturday (Feb. 3) against the dangerous NLEX Road Warriors but his playing time will be controlled.
Barangay Ginebra, fresh from successfully defending the PBA Governors’ Cup, took in a promising player in Jett Manuel