WATCH: Brgy. Ginebra vs TNT Closing Moments [PBA S48 PH Cup | Apr. 19, 2024]

Brgy. Ginebra displayed resilience and determination in a hard-fought battle against TNT, emerging victorious with a score of 87-83 in the PBA Philippine Cup at the PhilSports Arena.

Despite the absence of Jamie Malonzo due to a strained calf, the Gin Kings rallied together and delivered a stellar performance to secure their sixth win of the season, improving their record to 6-3.

Key players such as Christian Standhardinger, Japeth Aguilar, and Scottie Thompson stepped up their game to fill the void left by Malonzo.

Standhardinger’s impressive stat line of 20 points, 15 rebounds, and five assists in 42 minutes of play showcased his dominance on the court. Aguilar also made his presence known with 20 points and 10 rebounds, demonstrating his versatility on both ends of the floor.

Thompson contributed 17 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists, displaying his all-around skills and defensive prowess against TNT’s Calvin Oftana.

Rookie Ralph Cu also made a significant impact with 12 points and six rebounds, while Nards Pinto came up clutch in the fourth quarter with five crucial baskets to help secure the win. Despite facing a resilient TNT squad, Ginebra’s tenacity and composure were evident as they hit timely three-pointers down the stretch to seal the victory.

With this win, the Gin Kings have positioned themselves well in the standings and are now in contention for a Top 2 spot and a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals.

Despite facing adversity, Brgy. Ginebra’s collective effort and fighting spirit were on full display in their hard-earned victory over TNT.

TNT’s RR Pogoy and Calvin Oftana led the charge for their team with 19 points each, but it was not enough to overcome the determined Gin Kings.

The back-and-forth affair between the two teams showcased the competitive nature of the game, with Ginebra ultimately emerging as the victors in a thrilling showdown.

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