The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Meralco Bolts at 5:00 P.M. on January 14, 2017 in Iloilo City.
The Game 6 of the 2016 PBA Governor’s Cup was probably the most memorable and probably the greatest Finals series in the history of the league.
A buzzer-beater shot from the three-point area with 5.5 seconds remaining on the shot clock… just awesome!
Barangay Ginebra and Meralco Bolts are in similar situation at the moment, not on winning a championship title but staying alive in the tourney. The Bolts is having a 2-6 record while Ginebra is at 3-4.
Winning their remaining games is a must.
The struggle of the Bolts continues after got beaten by another struggling team, the Mahindra Floodbuster three days ago.
Ilonggo pride Reynel Hugnatan led Meralco in scoring with his 28 points but not enough to topple Mahindra and stop its long losing streak. The Bolts tied with NLEX and Mahindra this season having the longest losing skid of five.
Barangay Ginebra gave a scare to back-to-back defending champion San Miguel Beermen in their recent outing.
Ginebra was down by eight points (64-72) in the last two minutes of the game but they made a 6-0 run and held Beermen scoreless during that span.
LA Tenorio wasn’t able to convert in his last shot to tie the game and resulted to another Ginebra defeat.