The San Miguel Beermen continue to struggle with most of its stars ailing. June Mar Fajardo is the most crucial piece missing although the gentle giant is expected to return later this month.
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.
Kiefer Ravena, the second overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft, will be the cager to watch when the PBA Philippine Cup opens its doors on Dec. 17. He will play for the NLEX Road Warriors, and most expect him to flourish with veteran coach Yeng Guiao guiding him.
Riding on the momentum of winning back-to-back PBA Governors Cup titles, the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings try to make it two-in-a-row with the PBA Philippine Cup set to open on Dec. 17.
Barangay Ginebra, fresh from successfully defending the PBA Governors’ Cup, took in a promising player in Jett Manuel
Game 6 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals is pretty much set in the same fashion with that of last year. If one checks out the recap of the 2016 edition, the Ginebra Gin Kings come into the game holding a 3-2 advantage over the Meralco Bolts.
Sol Mercado of Barangay Ginebra was absent for game 5 of the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Finals after falling to an injury in game 4. The “Sol-Train” is currently dealing with a high-grade ankle sprain but was on hand to support the Gin Kings at the Philippine Arena.
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel defeated TnT Katropa, 115-105, to advance to the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Finals set to begin on Oct. 13, 2017.
TnT KaTropa will have to turn to their local crew if they are to live for another day. Needing to win game 4 to force a winner-take-all, TnT lost reinforcement Glen Rice Jr. right in the very first quarter after being thrown out for two technical fouls.
Gilas Pilipinas is facing tall odds at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, sorely lacking in size. Andray Blatche passed for safety reasons while June Mar Fajardo is nursing an injury.