Gin Kings 'overwhelmed' as Ginebra fans brave bad weather to attend victory party | Inquirer Sports

Gin Kings ‘overwhelmed’ as Ginebra fans brave bad weather to attend victory party

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 04:39 AM August 13, 2018

Photo taken from Aljon Mariano’s Twitter account

Not even the bad weather kept the legion of fans of Barangay Ginebra to show their unwavering support for their beloved franchise on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Around 1,500 people showed up at Metrotent Convention Center in Pasig City as the Gin Kings celebrated their title conquest with their loyal supporters amid the stormy weather.

The entire Ginebra team from the players, coaches and team officials were present and made the victory party a memorable one for the fans, who got to take selfies and have some of their stuff signed.

High-flying forward Japeth Aguilar, who played through a foot injury since the best-of-five semifinals series against Rain or Shine, couldn’t be more grateful for the love Ginebra has been continuing to receive.

Ginebra toppled San Miguel Beer in six games to win the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup championship on Wednesday.

It marked the first time in 21 years that the Gin Kings ruled the league’s second conference.

Justin Brownlee, the newly-minted Best Import, and Scottie Thompson, who was named Finals MVP, led Ginebra to its third championship since Tim Cone took over as head coach in 2015.

The party doesn’t end for the Gin Kings, who will have another celebration on Monday. this time exclusively for the San Miguel Corporation employees to be held at their main office in Mandaluyong.

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