The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Terrafirma Dyip at 5:45 PM on March 8, 2023 live from the Ynares Center at Antipolo City, Rizal.
The Gin Kings want nothing else but to solidify their top-four bid which will give them a twice-to-beat advantage during the quarterfinals round while the Dyip wanted to exit the elimination round with their heads up high especially if they’re able to defeat the defending champions.
Get ready for an exciting showdown between the Barangay Ginebra and Terrafirma Dyip on Wednesday, as both teams vie for different goals in the PBA Governors Cup elimination round. The Kings have been on a roll lately, winning four straight games despite missing key players LA Tenorio and Japeth Aguilar due to injuries. However, the team has shown grit and determination, and now they seek to secure an outright Top 4 spot that will give them a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals.
Meanwhile, the Terrafirma Dyip, who have had a rough conference with a 2-8 record, are looking to end their campaign on a high note. In their last game, they almost pulled off an upset against Magnolia Hotshots but lost in overtime. With this being their last game in the conference, the Dyip will be aiming for a triumphant exit and spoil the Kings’ plans.
Young player Jamie Malonzo, who has been playing at a high level this conference, said that Coach Tim Cone has reminded the team to stay on track. Despite the challenges and injuries, the Kings have managed to keep winning and are now on track for a spot in the Top 4.
“It’s been really crazy for us. The fact that the guys keep stepping up and keep digging, they’re amazing to watch,” said Cone, referring to their victories without Tenorio and Aguilar. “It’s a testament to the character of the guys and the whole team.”
The Kings have been on a roll, winning their last four games, including a dominant victory over the Converge FiberXers where they won 120-101. Jamie Malonzo led the way with 29 points, while Justin Brownlee and Christian Standhardinger both scored 28 points apiece.
On the other hand, the Terrafirma Dyip are looking to bounce back after their heartbreaking loss to the Hotshots. With nothing to lose, the Dyip will be hoping to play spoiler against the Kings.
It’s going to be an exciting game with both teams having different goals. The Kings will be looking to secure an outright Top 4 spot, while the Dyip will be hoping to end their campaign on a high note. As always, expect a thrilling match filled with exciting plays and fierce competition.