PBA Finals: Flagships TNT and SMB start titular showdown

Paul Lintag on Aug 04, 2019 07:43 AM
PBA Finals: Flagships TNT and SMB start titular showdown
Game 1 tip off will be at 6:30 p.m. live from the Big Dome.

No rest for the weary because there’s a championship to win.

The 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals will tip off with Game 1 Sunday at the Big Dome. Top-ranked TNT KaTropa and no. 7 San Miguel Beer will duke it out for the title.

TNT dethroned Barangay Ginebra with a sensational four-game semifinals win last Friday. It’s the first time the KaTropa advanced to the Finals in two years.

Their previous opponent? San Miguel. The result? A six-game loss in the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup Finals.

Meanwhile, the Beermen have truly overcome a 2-5 start to make a third straight appearance in the Commissioner’s Cup Finals.

To get here, San Miguel beat no. 2 Northport in a quarterfinals sweep before eliminating Rain or Shine in a tough four-game series in the semifinals.

Tip off will be at 6:30 p.m. live from the Big Dome.


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