Philippines, 29 Apr 2017
  Home >> News


 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


PETRON VS. SAN MIG COFFEE IN PBA GOVERNORS' CUP FINALS


PhilBoxing.com




The Petron Blaze Boosters entered the Philippine Basketball Association finals once again. Series of three-pointers boosted the Boosters as they triumphed over Rain or Shine, 110-89 victory on Monday at the Araneta Coliseum as a ticket to the championship of the PBA Governors’ Cup.

Elijah Millsap topscored for 34 points, while Marcio Lassiter poured in 27, while Alex Cabagnot contributed 23 as Petron ended the semifinals, 3-1. The Boosters made a heyday in the three-point area sinking 14-of-27 for a a high 51.9 percent conversion.

Rain or Shine Elasto Painters were dethroned of their crown as they missed the services of Paul Lee. Later in that game, they also lost Jeff Chan due to an injury in the first half.

The biggest lead of the Blaze Boosters was at its highest at 25 points when they lead 70-45 with the booming baskets of Millsap. The Painters however came to within 10 points, 80-70 behind the offense of import Arizona Reid.

But Lassiter and his teammates ignited a Petron charge as they pulled away by 16 and maintained an advantage until the end of the game.

The last time Petron joined the PBA finals was when they won the Governors’ Cup title in 2011, when they snapped the Grand Slam attempt of Talk ‘N Text.

They will take on the San Mig Coffee Mixers, who earlier took the first seat in the title round after eliminating Meralco. Game One of the finals will be on Friday at the Mall Asia Arena.

Petron will face the San Mig Coffee Mixers who are also back in the finals of the Governors’ Cup. They defeated Meralco, 79-73 on Sunday behind the assault of Marqus Blakely who banged in 23 points, James Yap who scored 19, and Marc Pingris who added 16.

The Coffee Mixers finished the semifinal series 3-1 against the Bolts. Their final game was even closer as Meralco did not give way until the dying seconds of the game.

The prolific San Mig Coffee import added 19 rebounds and five steals in the victory, which gave the Mixers a 3-1 win in their semifinal series.

San Mig Coffee had the lead at the start of the game,13-1. They also took a 27-16 lead at the end of the first half. Then it was exciting all the way as they entered the final quarter of the game.

Meralco closed in at 75-73, courtesy of a goal by Reynel Hugnatan less than a minute left of the game. But a layup by Mark Barroca put the Mixers safely ahead by four points. Blakey converted two free throws to seal the San Mig victory.

San Mig Coffee, then known as B-MEG Llamados, lost the title to Rain or Shine in seven games during last year's Governors' Cup.

The two franchises played in the PBA for a long time now. Their last finals encounter though was during the Governors’ Cup in 2000, when Petron, then named San Miguel Beer, defeated San Mig Coffee, then branded as Purefoods, 4-1, in their best-of-seven series. Both are sister teams under San Miguel Corporation.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Maloney L. Samaco.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Watch out for 2 good punchers in Cebu tonight
    By Recah Trinidad, Sat, 29 Apr 2017
  • ALL PINOY WBO REGIONAL BATTLE IN JAPAN
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 29 Apr 2017
  • ANTHONY JOSHUA vs. WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO FINAL WEIGHTS & QUOTES FOR SATURDAY'S HEAVYWEIGHT BLOCKBUSTER
    By , Sat, 29 Apr 2017
  • PACQUIAO LIKES THE IDEA THAT HORN COMES TO FIGHT
    By Eddie Alinea of Spin.ph, Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • IS NIETES HEAVY AT FLYWEIGHT?
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • NBA PLAYOFFS -- Raptors advance after thrilling 92-89 Game 6 win
    By Maria Macatangay, Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • NBA PLAYOFFS -- Spurs dispose Grizzlies, face Rockets in Round 2
    By , Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • NIETES AND NANTAPECH MAKE WEIGHT IN CEBU
    By Dong Secuya, Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • Nietes not taking any chances
    By Joaquin Henson, Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • Snips and Snipes 27 April 2017
    By Eric Armit, Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BLOCKBUSTER EVENT: ANTHONY JOSHUA vs. WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • BALDONADO BLASTS MA, WINS WBO ORIENTAL TITLE
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • DAVID LEMIEUX MEDIA DAY QUOTES
    By , Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • Luis Arias vs. Arif Magomedov Added to Ward-Kovalev 2: "The Rematch" PPV Undercard
    By , Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • FITE TV streaming Kubrat Pulev vs. Kevin Johnson Tomorrow on PPV live from Bulgaria
    By , Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • SLEW OF RED-HOT GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PROSPECTS TO APPEAR ON CANELO-CHAVEZ, JR. NON-TELEVISED UNDERCARD
    By , Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • NOT THE END OF THE WORLD FOR TAPALES AFTER LOSING THEN WINNING
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • NBA PLAYOFFS -- Celtics take Game 5 for 3-2 series lead
    By Homer D. Sayson, Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • NBA PLAYOFFS -- Beal, Wall carry Wiz past Hawks in Game 5
    By Danilo Occidental Jr, Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • NIETES: “NANTAPECH WILL PAY FOR CALLING ME AN OLD MAN” (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • WBO SHOWDOWN AT BEIJING
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 26 April 2017 -- Part II
    By Eric Armit, Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 26 April 2017 -- Part I
    By Eric Armit, Thu, 27 Apr 2017
  • RINGWALKS FOR JOSHUA vs. KLITSCHKO HEAVYWEIGHT BLOCKBUSTER EVENT SET FOR APPROXIMATELY 4:35 p.m. ET/1:35 p.m. PT; FIRST BELL SET FOR 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT
    By , Thu, 27 Apr 2017


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.