PBA Semis Cast Completed: #1 Rain or Shine vs #4 Meralco Bolts, #2 Tall'N Text vs #3 Purefoods

The PBA semi finals cast are now completed. Purefoods  Star Hotshots sweep Alaska  2-0 in their best of three Quarter finals series  last March 29, Sunday at at Smart Araneta Coliseum, first game of double header match.

The Hotshots, who missed the last conference semis are now back as a tilte contender. The hotshots, are the defending champion from the last year Commissioner’s Cup, which then the team known as San Mig super coffee mixer.

Purefoods who finish the elimination round at 8-3 win/loss will be facing the Talk’N Text tropang texter who finish also at at 8-3 win/loss in the elims, for the right to advance into the Finals.

The match is anticipated to be a tougher series, due to both team are highly expected to be batling all out war. On their only match this conference which held in Davao City, Purefoods  beat talk ‘N Text, in a controversial triple overtime 118-117.

Meanwhile the other pair of team, battling for Finals slots are Rain or Shine Elasto Painter and Meralco Bolts.

Rain or Shine who finish the elims at #1 spot at 8-3 win/loss having the superior qoutient, faces Ginebra San Miguels in the Quartel Finals. The Elasto painter escape Ginebra San Miguel in a trilling game 92-91 to advance into the semi finals.

Meanwhile, Meralco Bolts are back at the semis, after escaping the NLEX Road warriors 91-85 in  the overtime period as Meralco entered its first semi Final under coach Norman Black .

“El Granada” Garry David, exploded to work. He scored 29 points in the fourth quarter, having almost all of his shots.
Meanwhile the NLEX Road Warriors, complaining that the game during overtime was robbed from them.
Due to the win of Meralco Bolts they will be facing the Rain or Shine Elasto painters for the right to advance into the finals which starts on March 31, Tuesday, Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Winners of the semis match between #1Rain or Shine Elasto Painters vs #4 Meralco Bolts will faced the winner of Talk’N Text Elasto Painters vs #3 Purefoods Star Hotshots in the Finals, for the right to win the Championship.
source: PBA