One dynasty will fall as SMB and TNT engage for Game 7
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 20, 2017 09:24 AM
The battle of two PBA dynasties is set up to an incredible finish with a spot in the 2017 Philippine Cup Finals on the line.
When you take a shot at the champs, you best not miss.
Following a Game 6 meltdown, TNT KaTropa simply have no room for error against two-time defending Philippine Cup champion San Miguel Beer as their titanic semifinal showdown goes to a final Game 7 Monday at the MOA Arena.
Armed with a crucial 3-2 lead in the race to four, TNT failed to close out the champs in Game 6 as the Beermen turned to June Mar Fajardo to force a 3-3 tie.
Now, the battle of two PBA dynasties is set up to an incredible finish with a spot in the 2017 Philippine Cup Finals on the line.
Despite taking control of this series since Game 2, the KaTropa are limping into the finale as Troy Rosario remains doubtful after having his wedding Saturday.
TNT ace Jayson Castro is also doubtful after a hamstring injury turned out to ber worse than expected, causing him to miss three weeks of play.
The Beermen are no better as San Miguel's big boys, including Fajardo, are running on fumes after six games of heavy minutes.
However, the Beermen can look no further than themselves for inspiration as Leo Austria's crew continue to chase history by being the only second team in history to win the Perpetual Trophy.
Game 7 tip off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.