PBA News:

Brownlee heaves Ginebra over Meralco, 88-81

July 9, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

PBA News 2018: Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings mangled the Meralco Bolts, 88-81, thanks to Justin Browlee heroics in Game 1 of their best-of-three matchup in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Quarterfinals this Monday at the Araneta Coliseum. Import Brownlee stirred Ginebra with his 25 big points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. Joe Devance and Greg Slaughter meanwhile contributed 14 and 13 markers apiece.

Notes:

➤ Ginebra now leads 1-0 in their best-of-three quarterfinals head-to-head.

➤ Baser Amer paced the losing Bolts with 15 buckets, 5 assists and 3 boards, while Jared Dillinger made 13 points. Reinforcement Arinze Onuaku dropped a dismal 13 points and 18 boards performance.

➤ The Gin Kings are now on a 6-game winning streak rampage and one game shy of reaching the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Semifinals.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 22-20; 38-45; 67-62; 88-81.

ginebra: 88

Brownlee 25, Devance 14, Slaughter 13, Aguilar 10, Chan 8, Mercado 8, Ferrer 6, Tenorio 4, Thompson 0.

meralco: 81

Amer 15, Dillinger 13, Onuaku 12, Caram 11, De Ocampo 9, Lanete 8, Hodge 6, Canaleta 5, Newsome 2, Hugnatan 0.

July 9, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

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