Brownlee carries mighty Ginebra over Alaska, 109-101
September 2, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum
By Rock Punzalan
PBA 2018: Justin Brownlee carried the mighty Barangay Ginebra over the Alaska Aces, 109-101 in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup this Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. Brownlee toyed with his near triple-double of 45 buckets, 11 boards and 9 dimes, while high-flyer Japeth Aguilar made 24 points and 10 caroms.
➤ Kevin Ferrer and Greg Slaughter also contributed 11 and 9 points apiece for the Gin Kings.
➤ The losing Alaska got stellar numbers from Vic Manuel who crunched 28 points and 4 rebounds, while Mike Harris added 23 markers and 19 rebounds. Harris did not return for the fourth quarter due to probable injury.
➤ Aces guard Chris Banchero meanwhile continued his stellar form as he dropped 21 points, 10 assists and 5 boards for Alaska who lost their first game of the conference.
➤ Ginebra is vying for their third straight PBA Governors’ Cup trophy.
➤ Ginebra is now at 2-0 win-loss slate, while Alaska is at 3-1.