The Meralco Bolts showed some signs of life, while Barangay Ginebra took care of business, in PBA Philippine Cup action, Friday at the Cuneta Astrdome.
The Bolts zapped the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 82-72, allowing them to leave the Mahindra Floodbusters and NLEX Road Warriors in the cellar, after picking up their third win of the season.
In the second game, Ginebra outclassed relative newcomers Blackwater Elite, 99-90.
As a result of those outcomes, GlobalPort assumed solo second place with a 5-3 record. Ginebra, Rain or Shine, the Phoenix Fuel Masters, and TNT KaTropa are all tied for third with 5-4 cards. Blackwater is in seventh with a 5-5 slate, while Meralco is #10 at 3-7.
Check out those games below, courtesy of the Sports 5 YouTube channel:
MER vs ROS
GIN vs BW