The Magnolia Hotshots have the opportunity to advance to the Finals, as they'll go into Game 6 up 3-2 in the best-of-seven against the NLEX Road Warriors.
The Road Warriors, meanwhile, are trying to extend the series and force a Game 7 on Thursday without the injured Kevin Alas.
Alas suffered a ACL tear in his right knee. He sustained the injury in the first quarter of Game 5 last Sunday.
Here is the details for Game 6 of Magnolia vs. NLEX best-of-seven semifinal series in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup.
- Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2018
- Time: 7:00 pm
- Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum
- TV: TV5 / ESPN5
- Game Stats: FIBALiveStats.com
- Ticket: PBA.ph/tickets
- Live Stream: Sports5
Results and Scores
The Magnolia Hotshots advanced to 2018 PBA Philippine Cup Finals after eliminating NLEX Road Warriors 4-2 with a 96-89 victory in Game 6.
Ian Sangalang led Hotshots in scoring and rebounding with with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Jio Jalalon tallied 11 points, 13 assists and two steals in the win.
Mike Miranda paced the Road Warriors with 20 points and eight rebounds. Keifer Ravena was limited to nine points on 3-of-17 to go with five rebounds and five assists.
The Hotshots will play the defending champion San Miguel Beermeen in the best-of-seven finals that begins on Friday.
|NLEX Road Warriors||29||17||22||21||89|
MAGNOLIA 96 -- Sangalang 15, Barroca 14, Jalalon 11, Pascual 10, Ramos 10, Lee 9, dela Rosa 9, Reavis 6, Simon 6, Herndon 4, Brondial 2.
NLEX 89 -- Miranda 20, Fonacier 17, Baguio 10, Ravena 9, Mallari 8, Taulava 7, Soyud 6, Tiongson 5, Quinahan 4, Ighalo 3.
Watch the Game 6 highlights of the Magnolia Hotshots 96-89 win over the NLEX Road Warriors on March 20.