Justin Brownlee is challenging his Ginebra Kings teammates to raise their game to championship level.
The Kings have secured their place in the quarterfinals as a fourth seed following Sunday's 127-124 overtime win over the Columbian Dyip.
Obviously, Brownlee is well aware of the challenges that awaits them and just want to make sure they are ready for the tough battle ahead.
THERE is no going around it for San Miguel Beer and Meralco when they collide Wednesday in the first of two crucial matches ending the PBA Commissioner's Cup eliminations at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
"For us, talagang must-win kami," said SMB coach Leo Austria on the eve of the match.
THE elimination round of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup ends today and it still carries much pack with the final positioning and playoff berth at stake.
Set at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, the San Miguel Beermen (5-5) tussle with the Meralco Bolts (3-7) in the 4:30 p.m. opener while the TNT KaTropa (9-1) battle the Magnolia Hotshots Ang Pambansang Manok (5-5) in the 7 p.m. main game.
Blackwater import Greg Smith completely outclassed Rain or Shine counterpart Carl Montgomery and imposed himself the most in the crunch as the Elite subdued the Elasto Painters, 100-96, to force a do-or-die in their PBA Commissioner's Cup quarterfinals matchup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last night.