PBA: Brownlee ready to go at it again vs. rival Bolts

Paul Lintag on Nov 02, 2019 07:14 AM
PBA: Brownlee ready to go at it again vs. rival Bolts
“Man, it's gonna be a tough game,” Ginebra import Justin Brownlee said of the upcoming Meralco showdown. (Photo by Richard Esguerra)

Nothing spices up the PBA quite like some good old rivalry games.

Barangay Ginebra and Meralco are set to meet for the first time in the 2019 Governors’ Cup Sunday, and that means great basketball.

The two teams, with super imports Justin Brownlee and Allen Durham, have engaged in some pretty intense battles over the last three years and Sunday’s mega showdown should be no different.

Both teams enter with identical 5-2 records with solo third on the line. Unless they actually meet in the Finals again, it doesn’t get any bigger than this for Ginebra and Meralco for the current PBA season.

“Man, it's gonna be a tough game,” Ginebra import Justin Brownlee said of the upcoming Meralco showdown.

“Definitely looking forward to it. It's a big rivalry game for us,” he added.

Given their history in the Governors’ Cup, Brownlee says they’re pumped to take on Meralco once again.

A lot of the same Bolts are still on the other side too. There’s definitely no love lost between the two squads.

“We'll always get up for those games — even though we should get up for every game. Allen Durham, Newsome, Amer, Cliff Hodge, everybody,” Brownlee said.

“And they got some new additions, too, when they made a couple of trades. We just wanna come out and just try to play our game. Do what we can do to win,” he added.

 


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