The top-seed Rain or Shine Elasto Painters will face the fifth-seed Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in a best-of-five semifinals series in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup.
The Elasto Painters avoided the upset by defeating the eight-seed GlobalPort Batang Pier, 103-97, in the quarterfinals to move on to a semifinal duel with Ginebra.
The crowd favorite Ginebra advanced to the semifinals by sweeping the fourth-seed MeralcoBolts in their best-of-3 quarterfinals series.
Here are the details for Ginebra vs. Rain or Shine in Game 1 of their semifinal series.
- Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018
- Time: 7:00 pm
- Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum
- TV: TV5 / ESPN5
- Game Stats: FIBALiveStats.com
- Live Stream: Sports5 YouTube Channel
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Results and Scores
|Barangay Ginebra San Miguel||31||21||24||26||102|
|Rain or Shine Elasto Painters||17||28||25||19||89|
Best Player: Jeff Chan - 21 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.
GINEBRA 102 – Brownlee 35, Chan 21, Slaughter 20, Devance 12, Tenorio 5, Thompson 4, Mercado 3, Aguilar 2, Manuel 0, Caperal 0, Ferrer 0, Mariano 0.
RAIN OR SHINE 89 – Johnson 30, Yap 15, Daquioag 10, Tiu 7, Washington 6, Ponferada 6, Ahanmisi 6, Belga 4, Nambatac 3, Norwood 2, Almazan 0.
Watch the game highlights as the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel defeated the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 102-89, in Game 1 of their semifinals series.
(Video by Sports5)