BARANGAY Ginebra suffered yet a major blow in its PBA Philippine Cup title-retention bid.
As if their current losing record is not enough, the Kings also missed the presence of big man Japeth Aguilar, who reportedly suffered a sprained MCL.
Japeth Aguilar knee injury update
The 34-year-old Aguilar didn’t suit up in the Kings’ crucial game against the Phoenix Fuel Masters at the Don Honorio Ventura State University gym and was seen wearing a walking boot to protect his injured leg.
Joe Devance took the place of Aguilar in the team’s starting unit on Wednesday.
The injury comes at a time when the reigning all-Filipino champion are to make the playoffs with a 3-5 (win-loss) record for ninth place.
The Kings are coming off back-to-back losses against league leader TnT Tropang Giga and the San Miguel Beermen.
Coach Tim Cone disclosed Aguilar suffered the injury in the Kings' 88-67 loss to the Tropang Giga on Sunday.
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