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GALLERY: Ginebra retains title, survives Meralco in Game 7

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GALLERY: Ginebra retains title, survives Meralco in Game 7

/ 07:39 PM October 28, 2017

Barangay Ginebra successfully defended its PBA Governors’ Cup title but not after holding off a resilient Meralco side in Game 7 before a record crowd of 54,086 at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.

Veteran point guard LA Tenorio had a team-high 26 points and four assists and was awarded as the Finals MVP.

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Meralco swingman Jared Dillinger goes for a reverse layup against Ginebra’s Japeth Aguilar. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.net

Ginebra forward Japeth Aguilar skies for a layup as Meralco big man Reynel Hugnatan looks on. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Meralco head coach Norman Black reacts to a call. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Meralco import Allen Durham with an emphatic dunk. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra coach Tim Cone. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson shoots a jumper over Meralco point guard Baser Amer. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra celebrates after beating Meralco in Game 7 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra celebrates after beating Meralco in Game 7 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra celebrates after beating Meralco in Game 7 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra guards LA Tenorio and Jayjay Helterbrand share a moment during the Gin Kings’ celebration. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra guard Mark Caguioa. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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Ginebra head coach Tim Cone gives the injured Sol Mercado a hug. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra import Justin Brownlee. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Ginebra guard LA Tenorio receives his Finals MVP award. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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TAGS: 2017 Governors' Cup, Allen Durham, Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings, Championship, Finals, Finals MVP, Game 7, Greg Slaughter, Jared Dillinger, Jayjay Helterbrand, justin brownlee, LA Tenorio, Mark Caguioa, Meralco Bolts, Norman Black, Philippine Arena, Tim Cone
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