MANILA, Philippines–Barangay Ginebra put the clamps on the enemy in the third quarter and then held on the rest of the way to take down Blackwater, 98-84, in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Friday night.
The Gin Kings drew 18 points, eight rebounds, and six assists from reigning Most Valuable Player Scottie Thompson and a career-best 15 points from new guy Jeremiah Gray to rise to 6-2 in the leaderboard.
Ginebra also gifted head coach Tim Cone his 1000th victory in the pioneering pro league, something he hopes to quickly follow up against close pal and former Alaska deputy Chot Reyes this weekend.
“We’re hoping for 1,001 against TNT on Sunday. We’ll enjoy this for a few momen…
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