Gin Kings evens the series vs. the Hots Shots, 2-2

(Photo courtesy: Philippine Basketball Association)

Barangay Ginebra Kings evened out the game into a 2-2 draw in their best of seven semifinal games after defeating the Star Hot Shots with the score of 93-86.

Jervy Cruz became the top scorer in the said game with his 21 points while Japeth Aguilar got 18 points and 10 rebounds.

In the last minutes of the game, the Hot Shots tried to reach the score of their opponent with their player Allein Maliksi’s three-point shot, but the Kings still prevailed.

Because of this victory, Barangay Ginebra in a way got their revenge after losing the first 2 games of the series.

Game 5 will be held on February 17, 2017 at the Mall of Asia (MOA) arena.


Ginebra (93): Cruz 21, Aguilar 18, Ellis 10, Ferrer 9, Mercado 9, Tenorio 8, Marcelo 5, Caguioa 5, Thompson 4, Devance 4.

Star (86): Maliksi 18, Jalalon 16, Reavis 13, Lee 9, Pingris 9, Melton 7, Barroca 4, Ramos 4, Sangalang 4, Dela Rosa 2, Simon 0.

Quarter scores: 21-23, 48-41, 65-62, 93-86.