SUPER 8: Elite take on Korea's Samsung Thunders to start Macau tilt

Paul Lintag on Jul 17, 2018 07:55 AM
SUPER 8: Elite take on Korea's Samsung Thunders
Blackwater will have the Seoul Samsung Thunders to start group play in the Macau joust and the Elite will look to start strong.

After a dismal 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup, Blackwater is sharpening its tools overseas in hopes of a better performance in the Governors' Cup.

Included in the Elite's foreign tour is the Macau Summer Super 8 tournament and Blackwater will kick things off Tuesday.

Blackwater will have the Seoul Samsung Thunders to start group play in the Macau joust and the Elite will look to start strong. The Ever Bilena franchise already won an invitational in Indonesia last week.

The Elite have missed the playoffs in both PBA conferences so far but Blackwater had it bad in the Commissioner's Cup, finishing with a 1-10 record for last place.

Meanwhile, the Thunders, after making it all the way to the Finals of the Korean Basketball League two years ago, missed the playoffs this past season.

Tip off will be at 5:00 p.m. live from the Macau East Asian Games Dome.


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