Manila Clasico headlines Christmas at PH Arena anew
Paul Lintag on Dec 25, 2017 08:58 AM
Manila Clasico on Christmas. Why not?
For a third straight year, Manila Clasico will headline the PBA's Christmas special.
Brgy. Ginebra will make its Season 43 debut Monday against rival Magnolia at the Philippine Arena for the league's annual holiday tradition.
The Gin Kings, who won the previous two Christmas Clasicos and totally dominated this rivalry last season, look to score a victory right away and get their All-Filipino bid right on track.
However, the rebranded Hotshots, fresh from a morale-boosting season-opening win over the Alaska Aces last Wednesday, should have a lot to say about this clash.
Tip off at Bulacan will be at 5:15 p.m.
In the first serving of the Christmas double-header, Kiefer Ravena gets tested again as the NLEX Road Warriors take on the Globalport Batang Pier who are likewise making their season debut.
Ball will be up at 3:00 p.m.
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