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    As Ginebra eyes sweep, Cone warns closing out a series is hard to do

    Mar 27, 2022
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    Ginebra is looking to make it to the PBA Governors' Cup Finals for the second straight time.

    BARANGAY Ginebra eyes a return trip to the PBA Governors Cup Finals when the reigning champion tries to finish off NLEX in their best-of-five semifinal series on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

    The Kings go for the kill in the 6:35 p.m. game after taking a commanding 2-0 lead on Friday following a one-sided 104-94 win over the Road Warriors.

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      Coach Tim Cone played down the Kings' bid of a sweep, saying closing out a series is one of the toughest things to do.

      But Ginebra has three chances at pulling this one off and make the finals of the season-ending meet for the second straight time

      'It's going to be tough'

      "I don't think about closing out. I know its going to be tough," said Cone. "Closing out games are always hard. There's always a desperation on the other side of the floor."

      Though being desperate is not in the vocabulary of NLEX coach Yeng Guiao, he said a breakthrough win is all the Road Warriors needed to turn the series around.

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      "This is not yet over. Just one win can change the complexion of the series," he said.

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