Ginebra vs. San Miguel; Semifinals PBA KFC Philippine Cup

Ginebra vs. San Miguel (01/11/2009) 
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5:53
Good evening everyone, Gary here once again, liveblogging after a long while.

5:57
struggling a little bit with my PC, which is really small for this job, but I think I got it now.
5:57
Announcers are starting to discuss the game, players are warming up at Araneta Coliseum. The place is packed.
5:59
[Comment From angeli]
wow! exciting!
6:00
just a few more mins folks. I expect 1 or 2 more commercial breaks before game proper.
6:01
[Comment From angeli]
any guess on who the starting 5 will be?
6:01
ill inform start 5 as soon as they are announced

6:02
[Comment From angeli]
ok, thanks!
6:04
ok starting 5s:
6:04
artadi, hbrand, menk, tubid, wilson for ginebra
6:05
racela, hontiveros, pena, tugado, washington for smb
6:05
so no change in start 5s since game 1
6:06
ok tip off
6:06
artadi miss layup, hbrand follow up and score
6:06
racela to wash, bak to racela, scores on long shot
6:07
artadi miss 3
6:07
hontiv loses ball, tubid miss on jumpshot
6:07
pena miss
6:08
tubid and menk 2 man game, pena called on foul on menk.
6:08
ginebra called for 24s shotclock
6:08
score still 2 all
6:08
artdadi fouls racela
6:08
[Comment From angeli]
tip off na! woohoo!
6:09
helterb miss 3
6:11
sorry, technical difficulties with this slow pc
6:11
racela called for flagrant, shaking his head.
6:12
oh no, racela has been ejected for flagrant foul. but it looks like he was avoiding helterb when he put his foot underneath helterbrand after he tried to take a 3
6:12
this is a serious situation. Olsen is now out of the game.
6:13
under PBA rules, placing your feet under a player taking a shot is auto ejection
6:14
plus smb takes foulshots, helterb takes 2 FTs and makes them
6:14
score 9-2 ginebra
6:14
sorry, that was ginebra that took foul shots
6:14
artadi miss 3
6:14
custodio miss
6:15
custodio fouled on drive by artadi
6:15
score still 9-2
6:15
timeout
6:17
back to game. tugade goes in.
6:17
pena miss, ginebra poss.
6:17
helterb at point
6:18
helterb miss 3, off reb wilson but they run out of time
6:18
pacana now in game
6:18
custodio playing point
6:19
wash to hontiv, pena miss 3 but wash followup
6:19
tubid to wilson, wilson scores
6:19
custodio handchecked by pacana
6:19
11 gin, 04 smb
6:20
custodio misses badly, ball goes behind board
6:20
pacana miss
6:21
pena called for off foul on mamaril
6:21
ginebra severely limited underneath, smb has height advantage
6:21
froilan baguion is coming in to play PG
6:22
baguion hesitated 3, passed to hontiv who shoots 3
6:22
tubid scores on turnaround j
6:22
custodio called for carry, ive seen him do this 2x last game
6:23
poss smb
6:23
turnover back to ginebra
6:23
timeout 3:41 left in 1st
6:23
not a very good game yet unfortunately.
6:25
ok were back
6:25
esp. after racela decision
6:25
mamaril good strong move, now pena has 3 fouls.
6:26
mamaril scores 2 on FTs
6:26
score: gin 15, smb 07
6:26
baguion shoots long 2
6:27
baguion called for foul
6:27
siegle comes in for pena
6:27
pacana sinks j
6:27
baguion miss 3
6:28
salvacion sinks 3
6:28
score: gin 20, smb 09
6:28
siegle stole ball
6:28
smb steals it
6:28
siegle miss 3, pennisi takes off reb and scores
6:29
smb seriously undersized underneath
6:29
baguion called for foul his 2nd
6:29
foul
6:29
pacana strong drive, scores
6:29
tugade travels
6:30
22 – 11 gin
6:30
cabatu drive, blocked, gin called for 24 secs violation
6:31
tugade loses ball on drive, but ball bounces off gin
6:31
custodio STRONG move, fouled
6:31
22-13 gin
6:31
bonbon has 6 pts, sinks ft
6:32
another TO from Ginebra. SMB defense clicking.
6:32
pennisi miss 3
6:37
ok sorry, still experiencing technical difficulties with my laptop.
6:37
we go back to game with 9:45 left in 2q
6:37
28-18 ginebra
6:38
tugade miss 3
6:38
valenzuela denied
6:38
valenzuela and pingris have some words for each other.
6:38
capacity crowd going wild.
6:38
valenzuela taps him back, it looks ok now. but ginebra crowd wants blood.
6:39
smb turn over
6:39
valenzuela drives, pass to salvacion, he is blocked.
6:39
score still 28-18 gin
6:39
custodio sinks 3
6:40
[Comment From Xearon64]
This is awesome! Hope GSM wins..
6:40
helt scores on strong move
6:40
custodio playing pg
6:40
bad pass to lordy, turnover
6:40
30-21 gsm
6:41
helt sinks 3, now has 17pts, is on hot streak
6:41
pennisi calls timeout
6:42
this is good practice for liveblogging the finals
6:42
winner of this game will play the currently idle talk n text
6:43
again, this is a do – or – die game. loser goes home for the KFC cup.
6:43
hontiv miss 3
6:43
salvac miss 3
6:43
aartadi sinks 3
6:44
villanueva sinks strong layin
6:44
jonas villanueva was a question mark for this game but he’s there now.
6:44
menk blocked by pingris
6:45
hontiv fouled by tubid on loose ball
6:45
great pingris block on menk
6:45
pingris sinks layup
6:45
36-26 gsm
6:45
artadi to tubid, tubid sinks j
6:46
gsm has 11 assists, 5 for smb
6:46
villanueva another strong move. 5 pts for him.
6:46
again, racela was ejected, villanueva has to play.
6:46
good two man game bet menk and wilson, scores.
6:46
40-28 gsm
6:47
4:34 left in q2
6:48
washington strong move, is fouled by wilson, goes to FT
6:48
ginebra is playing well with 7 more assists than smb at 12 – 5
6:49
hontiv fouls valenzuela, his 1st
6:49
pingris miss point blank
6:49
pena miss, steal and putback by washington
6:50
helterb sinks 3
6:50
gsm has sunk 7 3 pt shots so far
6:50
smb has 15 turnovers so far, and we are only in dying mins of 2q
6:50
timeout
6:51
so far, gsm looking good while smb is falling apart. No doubt, racela ejection is a big part of this.
6:52
3:05 left in q2, were back. venue is cuneta, sorry, not araneta.
6:52
43-32 gsm
6:52
mamaril is fouled sinks 1st FT
6:53
miss 2nd,
6:53
pena was blocked
6:53
helterb miss layup
6:53
hontiv sinks 3
6:54
racela was ejected for putting foot under helterb 3 attempt – automatic eject
6:54
tubid called for blocking foul, his 3rd
6:54
on hontiv
6:54
[Comment From Xearon64]
Why is racela ejected?
6:55
hontiv miss 1st, sinks 2nd.
6:55
44-36 gsm
6:55
great pick and roll bet helterb and mamaril, mamaril strong move scores
6:56
mama scores FT
6:56
custodio miss 3
6:56
49-36 GSM
6:56
valenzuela scores on FBreak
6:56
timeout
6:57
unless SMB gets act together and recovers from racela call, GSM is walking in the park.
6:58
junthy miss 3
6:58
pennisi miss 3
6:58
junthy called for carry
6:58
27 secs left in q2
6:59
custodio miss layup, miss off reb, pennisi blocks escalona on FBreak
6:59
end of q2
6:59
what was escalona thinking
6:59
pennisi blocks it to 2nd row
7:00
ok my 1 reader, we’re at half.
7:00
salvacion miss 3, may time pa pala.
7:00
ok thats it, were at half.
7:01
49-36 GSM
7:06
alright back again
7:09
[Comment From gypsy]
what’s d score
7:11
[Comment From gypsy]
updates
7:11
still at half
7:11
lots of commercials
7:16
alright some stats
7:17
smb has 6 assists vs gsm 16
7:17
gsm has 11 TOs vs SMB 16
7:17
ok game is on
7:17
pingris misses post up against pacana, is fouled but miss
7:17
artadi steals ball
7:18
smb offense stale
7:19
51-36 gsm
7:19
start of q3
7:19
wash miss j, hontiv fouled by helterb
7:20
wash scores on strong move, 8 pts for him
7:20
smb is going underneath
7:20
salvac hits 3, his 3rd tonight
7:21
hontiv to wash, pennisi miss 3
7:21
helterb another 3
7:21
he is burning hot. smb calls timeout.
7:21
timeout
7:21
gsm is shooting 50% threes. 9 of 18.
7:23
ok back
7:23
57-38 gsm
7:23
menk fouls on reb
7:24
hontiv sinks 3
7:24
artadi miss 3
7:24
57-41 gsm
7:24
salvac miss 3
7:25
wash miss open layp
7:25
pingris gets reb
7:25
artadi finally sinks 3
7:25
he is not challenged at all, they are daring him to shoot 3s
7:25
wash miss 3
7:26
60-41 gsm
7:26
junthy sinks turnaround j
7:26
timeout smb
7:27
racela interviewed, explains its his 1st time to be ever called for foul #2
7:27
flagrant 2 rather
7:27
siegle scores on putback
7:28
pacana scores putback, smb did not defend reb
7:28
hontiv sinks 3, screaming at teammates to produce
7:28
salvacion scores backdoor, easy shot
7:28
hontiv sinks 3
7:29
pacana miss
7:29
custodio fouled on drive
7:30
tugade sinks 3
7:30
salv miss 3
7:31
menk fouled on reb play will take FTs
7:31
66-53 gsm
7:31
3:54 left in q3
7:32
68-53 gsm after menk FTs
7:32
hontiv miss j
7:32
wilson drive, goes out of bounds, turnover gsm
7:33
mama called foul on pena
7:33
68-55 gsm
7:34
smb steals ball, hontiv gets all alone, slams it home
7:34
68-57 gsm
7:34
timeout
7:34
gsm lead now just 11
7:35
[Comment From Xearon64]
Amoy Ginebra na!
7:35
[Comment From gypsy]
who’s leading now
7:35
[Comment From gypsy]
score please
7:35
hontiv sinks another 3
7:36
hontiv has come alive
7:36
pacana miss
7:36
siegle miss, pena reb, is fouled
7:36
gsm is slowing down game with fouls, smb coming back
7:37
68-62 after pena FTs
7:37
smb full court pressing
7:37
helterb sinks j
7:37
1:30 left in q3
7:38
jumpball between ..
7:38
tugade and valenzuela
7:38
wilson miss
7:39
valenz fouls hontiveros
7:39
70-64 gsm after hontiv FTs
7:40
tubid fouled by tugade
7:41
valenz miss 3
7:41
10 secs left
7:41
hontiveros sinks 3 with 2.5 secs left.
7:41
70-67 gsm
7:42
end of q3
7:42
hontiveros is unconscious. he has cut down lead by as much as 17 to 3 at start of q4.
7:43
[Comment From Xearon64]
Unconcious? is dat ryt?
7:43
ok were back
7:44
there was a foul somewhere
7:44
villanueva scores on easy layin
7:45
helterbrand inbounded but no one was there to accept, gsm commits TO
7:45
siegle miss 3
7:45
72-69 gsm
7:45
siegle miss layup on easy layin
7:46
72-69 gsm 10:29 in q4
7:46
mama miss
7:46
pena ccalled on off foul. bad foul. his 4th
7:46
mamaril miss
7:47
[Comment From jhing]
cno pong laman?
7:47
hontiveros ties game with 3
7:47
72 all
7:47
menk sinks j
7:47
alright here we go
7:47
hontiv just misses 3
7:48
helt miss 3
7:48
hontiveros sinks fantastic layup and 1
7:48
dondon hontiveros is out of his mind
7:48
74-75 SMB
7:49
salvacion sinks 3, gets back lead
7:49
77-75 gsm
7:49
[Comment From gypsy]
it’s not really the play of Gins to get lead from the start. Gusto nila talaga naghahabol instead of leading…
7:49
8:22 left in q4
7:49
timeout
7:49
[Comment From Xearon64]
Go GSM!
7:50
[Comment From gypsy]
that’s their kind of games now
7:50
[Comment From Xearon64]
U’r ryt, gypsy..
7:50
meron bang team na ganon kagaling?
7:50
na sasadyain na lamang ang kalaban para humabol sa huli?
7:50
ano yon, FPJ?
7:50
[Comment From gypsy]
that’s ginebra only
7:51
[Comment From jhing]
bugbog muna bago panalo hehe
7:51
sus
7:51
[Comment From Xearon64]
Hindi naman intentional, sort of..
7:51
[Comment From gypsy]
correct jhing
7:51
ok were back
7:51
tugade commits bad TO
7:52
menk turn around j, blocked but fouled by siegle
7:52
[Comment From Xearon64]
Can we know the name of our host?
7:52
menk sinks 1 of 2
7:53
77-75 gsm
7:53
siegle sinks 3
7:53
game is tied 78 all
7:53
helterb miss
7:53
siegle miss j
7:54
menk fouls pena on reb
7:54
78 all pa rin
7:54
custodio sinks on pullup
7:54
80-78 smb
7:54
timeout
7:55
[Comment From alex]
remaining time?
7:55
still a lot of time, more than 6mins.. ill check later
7:56
ok back. 6:40 left
7:56
possession changing every few seconds, wild game
7:56
tubid sinks 3 even if well defended
7:57
[Comment From alex]
di ba pwede manood ng live?
7:57
bakit hinde?
7:57
81-80 gsm
7:57
tugade sinks 3
7:57
83-81 smb
7:57
hontiv sinks stop and pop
7:58
85-81 smb
7:58
[Comment From alex]
anung website?
7:58
ah sa web? ewan.
7:58
theyre not saying how many points hontiveros has scored so far. must be more than 20 by now.
7:58
5:22 left in q4
7:59
helterb sinks j, 1st in 4q for him
7:59
tugade miss 3
7:59
helterb great pass to wilson, sinks layin, we’re tied at 85
8:00
poss to gsm 4:16 left
8:00
salvac miss 3
8:00
helterb miss
8:00
hontiv fouled by tubid. weird foul.
8:01
5 on him.
8:01
hontiv miss 3
8:01
custodio miss 3
8:01
tugade miss 3
8:01
custodio sinks layup after 4 straight off. rebs by smb
8:02
hontiv steals ball off tubid, slams it home all alone.
8:02
timeout
8:02
[Comment From Xearon64]
Welcme, Amandz…
8:02
didnt see the score..
8:03
[Comment From Guest]
score plz
8:04
89-85 smb
8:04
custodio has 12 pts
8:04
another steal by smb, hontiv sinks layup
8:04
91-85 smb
8:04
[Comment From jhing]
ganda ng laban a
8:04
ginebra looks tired
8:05
2:27 left in game
8:05
[Comment From Guest]
time plz
8:05
92-85 s mb
8:05
lead was as much as 21
8:06
menk is fouled goes FT
8:06
[Comment From Guest]
score plz
8:06
capacity crowd record numbers
8:06
[Comment From Guest]
buti nga
8:07
[Comment From Spongebob]
Sana manalo Ginebra Gary…
8:07
menk sinks both
8:07
92-87 smb
8:07
last 2 mins
8:07
custodio coast to coast layup
8:07
helterb blocked
8:08
[Comment From jhing]
ouch.. matatalo pa ata ginebra
8:08
valenz miss
8:08
1:30 left
8:08
smb melting clock
8:08
tugade sinks layup.
8:08
gsm tired
8:09
timeout
8:09
97-86 smb
8:09
[Comment From Guest]
yahooo
8:09
[Comment From Guest]
wahahaha
8:09
[Comment From Spongebob]
Nag time-out sa wakas..
8:09
gsm fans walking out now.
8:09
so much for loyalty
8:10
helterb miss
8:10
smb melting clock
8:10
helterb snks 3
8:10
90-96 smb
8:10
23.5 secs left
8:10
[Comment From Guest]
time plz
8:11
[Comment From jhing]
🙁
8:11
valenz was fouled, shooting FTs
8:11
missed both
8:11
salvacion sinks 3!
8:12
93-96 smb, 9 seconds left
8:12
but hontiveros was fouled, will shoot FTs
8:12
ne needs to sink at least 1
8:12
sinks 1st
8:12
miss 2nd
8:13
pingris gets off. reb, 4.6 secs left, is fouled.
8:13
[Comment From Guest]
update
8:13
pingris miss 1st, sinks 2nd
8:14
timeout
8:14
98-93 smb
8:15
4-6 secs left
8:15
4.6
8:15
salvac miss 3
8:15
[Comment From Guest]
upfate
8:15
that’s it
8:16
Final 98-93
8:16
SMB wins it, goes on to meet talk n’ text
8:16
[Comment From Guest]
that’s it
8:17
thanks folks, for joining me today. If the Finals are exciting, I will liveblog again 🙂
8:17
[Comment From Guest]
thanks
8:17
kung hinde, well..
8:17
i’ll just wait for the final scores.
8:18
[Comment From Guest]
thanks dude
8:18
final points per player i mean
8:18
hontiveros is POG
8:19
34 pts, 11 rebs
8:19
amazing performance by Dondon Hontiveros.
8:19
alright i’ll shut this down now. thanks!
8:19