One last game – the mother of all playoff battles – determines which between Alaska and San Miguel Beer ends a long hunt for the elusive PBA Philippine Cup championship.
Squared up after six games, the Alaska Aces and the San Miguel Beermen clash in a no-tomorrow match at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, with the winner ending a pursuit of over a decade for the all-Filipino crown.
For all their title conquests as the PBA’s winningest ball club, the Beermen have been chasing the league’s premier crown in the last 12 seasons without success.
The Aces, the league’s second most triumphant team, have been longing to win the title a year longer.
The long, lonely wait for one of them will be over at the end of the Wednesday sudden death.
It’s the first Game Seven in all-Filipino finals in six years and only the third in the last 17 PBA seasons, and it could well draw the biggest crowd in PBA Season 40.
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