Rain or Shine, Meralco fight for solo 2nd-A A +A
Thursday, September 5, 2013
RAIN or Shine and Meralco will break their tie at second spot when they collide today, while Talk ‘N Text and Alaska, two teams locked at the fifth spot will also part ways in the 38th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governor’s Cup Elimination round at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
The Elasto Painters and the Meralco B-Boys are currently tied at thesecond spot along with idle Barako Bull Energy Cola with similar 3-2 win-loss slates.
The winner between them will take the solo second position behind solo leader Petron Blaze, which has a 5-1 card.
Coach Yeng Guiao’s Elasto Painters will meet with the Meralco B-Boys at 5:15 p.m.
Then the Tropang Texters and the Aces, who are also tiedat the fifth spot with identical 2-2 record will face each other at7:30 p.m.
The winner between coach Norman Black’s Texters and coach Luigi Trillo’s Aces will advance to the third position along with the Barako Bulls with similar 3-2 records, while the loser joined Globalport, San Mig Coffee and Ginebra in a four-way logjam from sixth to 9th spot at 2-3,just a step below is Air 21, which has only one win in sixmatches.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on September 06, 2013.