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GALLERY: Ginebra retains title, survives Meralco in Game 7

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.

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.net

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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

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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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