Blaze Boosters starts its defense of the Governor’s Cup this Sunday at
the Ynares Center in Antipolo City. The Boosters will be going up
against the Powerade Tigers. Petron went head-to-head in the Finals
against the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters last season in a thrilling
series that reached seven games.
added leading Rookie of the Year candidate Marcio Lassiter in the
line-up as well as Dorian Peña. Lassiter was traded from Powerade in
exchange for last season’s Rookie of the Year Rabeh Al-Hussaini.
The teams are beefed up by imports with a height limit of 6-5.
Powerade will be parading highly-touted player Rashad McCants while the Boosters will have Eddie Basden.
the opening game that tips-off at 4:15pm, Alaska Aces will face Rain or
Shine Elastopainters. Luigi Trillo will make his debut as the head
coach of the Aces as well as new recruit Gabby Espinas. Espinas was
acquired from the Meralco Bolts last week in exchange for JayR Reyes.
Import Jason Forte returns to help Alaska in improve its standings. Jamelle Cornley is the import for the Elastopainters.
GOVERNOR’S CUP FORMAT.
The elimination round format is a single round where each team plays
nine games. After playing 9 games, the last 4 teams in the standings are
eliminated while the top 6 teams advance to the semifinal round.
the semifinal round, the six teams play five games each. After five
games, the top two teams advance to the Finals. However, an incentive is
given to a team which wins 4 out the 5 semifinals games and gains a
playoff to challenge the 2nd placed team.
The top two teams play in a seven-game series to battle for the Governor’s Cup crown.
are 5 provincial games scheduled in the elimination round: June 2 at
Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu (Barangay Ginebra Kings vs Meralco Bolts); June 9
at Digos City, Davao del Sur (BMEG Llamados vs Air 21 Express); June 16
at Tubod, Lanao Del Norte (Alaska Aces vs Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters);
June 23 at Dumaguete City [Petron Blaze Boosters vs Rain or Shine; and
on June 30 at Legazpi City, Albay (Powerade Tigers vs BMEG Llamados).
can catch the games live on AKTV on IBC 13 starting at 4pm every
Sunday. Wednesday and Friday games starts at 5pm.Saturday games begin at
645pm after the UFL matches. Encore replay of the game can be seen on
HYPER (Channel 43 on Cignal Digital TV)
You have read this article AKTV / PBA Governor's Cup with the title PBA Governor’s Cup starts this Sunday on AKTV on IBC13. You can bookmark this page URL http://solitarioyfinal.blogspot.it/2012/05/pba-governors-cup-starts-this-sunday-on.html. Thanks!