PBA: Magnolia, Alaska, make All-Filipino debuts vs. separate foes
Paul Lintag on Feb 03, 2019 07:03 AM
Magnolia and Alaska play their first game of 2019 Sunday.
After Sunday, all 12 PBA teams would have made their season debuts.
Alaska is up first as the Aces play their first game of 2019 against Rain or Shine.
The Aces lost the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals to Magnolia back in late December and will open the new season against a tough ROS crew that is fresh from taking down four-time defending champion San Miguel Beer.
The Elasto Painters enter with a 3-1 record.
Tip off for Alaska-Rain or Shine will be at 4:30 p.m. live from the MOA Arena.
In the second game at 6:45 p.m., TNT KaTropa (2-3) will be the first opponent for the Magnolia Hotshots, the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup champions and the losing finalist from last year’s All-Filipino.
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