Lucena to host Philippine Cup Finals game
PBA media bureau chief Willie Marcial shared the league has been planning for years to hold a championship game outside Metro Manila and no matter which teams will figure in the title duel, it’s expected to be a surefire hit to the fans in Quezon.
“Matagal ng hinihingi sa atin ni Gov. (Danilo) Suarez na magkaroon ng Finals game sa kanila. Excited na excited na yung mga tiga-Lucena para sa Finals,” said Marcial.
Either Game 2 or Game 3 of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup Finals will be held at Quezon Convention Center, which will stage its second PBA game this conference.
TNT beat Star, 91-86, last Nov. 14 held in the same venue before a sellout crowd.
Either Game 2 or Game 3 of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup Finals will be played in Lucena.
According to deputy commissioner Rickie Santos, this will be the ninth time the PBA will hold a Finals game outside Metro Manila.
Previous Finals games were held in Cebu; Ormoc, Leyte; Laoag, Ilocos Norte; Urdaneta, Pangasinan; Victorias City, Negros Occidental; Puerto Princesa, Palawan; Tubod, Lanao del Norte; and the latest in Digos City, Davao del Sur when Talk ‘N Text faced off against Powerade in the 2012 Philippine Cup.
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