PBA FINALS: The Rematch is on between SMB and Magnolia
Paul Lintag on May 01, 2019 03:56 PM
The Rematch is set.
All roads lead to The Rematch after all.
Magnolia takes another shot at dethroning San Miguel Beer as the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup Finals officially tip off Wednesday at the Big Dome.
The Hotshots lost last year’s All-Filipino Finals in just five games and despite being the most recent PBA champions, their road in this particular tournament has been tough.
Magnolia started the season 0-3 and the Hotshots were down in both their series against Ginebra and Rain or Shine in the quarterfinals and the semifinals respectively.
Nevertheless, the Hotshots managed to run it back and they hope for a different result this time.
Easier said than done however as San Miguel has since added two key pieces in order to complete as historic 5-peat.
After winning a fourth consecutive Philippine Cup last season, the Beermen kept the core and installed Christian Standhardinger and Terrence Romeo to the mix, making an already-formidable unit all the more imposing.
Game 1 will tip off at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday live at the Big Dome.
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