Ginebra In Do-Or-Die Scenario?
Manila Bulletin|September 21, 2021
Kings need to win final elims game to avert trouble
Jonas Terrado

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel will have to win its final elimination round assignment or face the possibility of becoming the first defending champion of the PBA Philippine Cup to miss the quarterfinals in more than two decades.

A win over the Meralco Bolts sometime this week will give the Gin Kings a 5-6 record for either the seventh or eighth seed or a playoff match with the NorthPort Batang Pier for the last quarters berth based on eight of the 16 unofficial scenarios.

But going 4-7 with a loss to Meralco could be a disaster as six of the other scenarios will end Ginebra’s streak of 37 consecutive quarterfinal appearances.

The other scenario will put coach Tim Cone and the Gin Kings in a playoff for No. 8 against the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters.

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