Ginebra reclaims top spot, fends off Magnolia

first_imgWill you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Adamson’s Manganti hits dagger against UP anew MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taalcenter_img Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PBA IMAGESBarangay Ginebra regained first place after beating rival Magnolia, 93-86, in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Gin Kings import Justin Brownlee scored 29 points, including a layup to end the resilient Hotshots’ hopes of a comeback with 24.5 seconds left.ADVERTISEMENT The game also marked the conference debuts of key cogs Greg Slaughter (ankle) and Sol Mercado (knee) for Ginebra.Slaughter and Mercado announced their return in style.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe 7-foot Slaughter nearly had a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds in a little over 20 minutes of action while Mercado had nine points, two rebounds and two assists in close to 24 minutes.A 3-pointer by Brownlee made it, 89-75, with only 2:30 remaining but Magnolia came back and trimmed the deficit to just five twice inside the last 40 seconds of the game before LA Tenorio iced the game with two free throws with 18 ticks to go. Japeth Aguilar added 17 points, six rebounds and three blocks for the Kings, who climbed to 8-2.Romeo Travis had 30 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks while Paul Lee scored 21 points for the Hotshots (8-3), who slipped into a tie with the Alaska Aces in second place.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img

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