WATCH: Brgy. Ginebra vs Meralco [Finals | PBA 3×3 | July 11, 2023]

Season 3 | 1st Conference | Leg 2

Brgy. Ginebra San Miguel are once again PBA 3×3 champions.

A week after winning Leg 1, the Gin Kings defeated the Meralco Bolts 19-17 in the Finals of the PBA 3×3 First Conference Leg 2.

At the Ayala Malls Circuit in Makati, Kim Aurin scored four consecutive baskets to tie the game at 10 apiece after trailing 6-10.

Meralco was poised to win the championship and stun Ginebra in the waning seconds of the game after leading 15-14 with only a few plays remaining.

Donald Gumaru, however, had other ideas as he beat the bell with a reverse layup to force overtime.

In overtime, Ralph Cu made the decisive shot, sinking the game-winning two-pointer to help Ginebra claim their second consecutive 3×3 championship.

Brgy. Ginebra routed Purefoods in the quarterfinals, 17-13, and Blackwater in the semifinals, 22-17, en route to the Finals.

Meralco defeated Wilcon Depot 14-13 in the quarterfinals before defeating Cavitex 21-18 in the semifinals.

Yesterday, however, the Bolts were unable to repeat their Pool A victory over the Gin Kings, 21-14.

Cavitex defeated Blackwater, 19-15, to earn third place in the battle for third.

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