PBA: Ginebra fends off Meralco to tie Finals series at 1-1

Ginebra's Justin Brownlee vs Meralco's Tony Bishop Jr. PBA IMAGES

Ginebra’s Justin Brownlee vs Meralco’s Tony Bishop Jr. PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines–Shooting better and playing with more zest this time, Barangay Ginebra pulled out a gutsy Game 2 99-93 victory over Meralco in the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals.

The Gin Kings broke away in the second period and kept it together at the most critical juncture to level this titles series to a game apiece after a 99-93 victory at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Friday night.

Justin Brownlee turned in 35 points, 13 rebounds, and was just an assist short of a triple-double, while Scottie Thompson finished with 16 and 11 as the Gin Kings managed to prevail even as Japeth Aguilar continued to sit out due to a calf injury.

Tony Bishop Jr. led the way with 31 points and 12…

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