IT’S Barangay Ginebra against TNT Tropang Giga in the 1 vs 8 matchup of the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals.
The Gin Kings got through by defeating Phoenix in the play-in match on Saturday at the Don Honorio Ventura State University gym.
Barangay Ginebra now faces a tough task of beating league-leading TNT twice for a place in the semifinals.
Japeth Aguilar injury update
JAPETH Aguilar is likely out for the rest of the conference following the sprained MCL he suffered late in the elimination round.
Aguilar was sent home on Friday, a day before Barangay Ginebra’s play-in game against Phoenix.
The high-flying forward sprained his knee in Ginebra's elimination-round game against TnT Tropang Giga, and missed the team's final three elimination-round games.
Cone said team has not seen improvement on Aguilar's condition two weeks since he suffered the injury.
THE PBA Philippine Cup playoffs get underway, with Magnolia taking on Rain or Shine in the first match on Sunday.
Fourth seed San Miguel takes on No. 5 Northport also in a best-of-three series starting on Sunday.
Others quarterfinal matchups will have top seed TNT Tropang Giga vs No. 8 Ginebra, and No. 2 Meralco against NLEX.
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