Christmas means hoops. Sure, that’s usually the province of the NBA, but the PBA is kicking off the quarterfinals of the 2015-16 Philippine Cup on Christmas Day, with an action-packed line-up of games.
— PHSports LiveScores (@LiveScoresPH) December 20, 2015
So on Christmas, that’s:
4:15pm #5 GlobalPort Batang Pier (w/ twice-to-beat) vs #8 Barako Bull Energy
7:00pm #9 Star Hotshots vs #4 Barangay Ginebra San Miguel (w/ twice-to-beat)
Should a lower seed force a do-or-die game, it’ll take place on Sunday, December 27.
The winners of these match-ups advance to a one-game playoff, with the victor there taking on #2 San Miguel Beermen in a best-of-seven series.
Then a day later on December 26 there’s:
3:00pm #3 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters (w/ twice-to-beat) vs #10 Blackwater Elite
5:15pm #6 Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters (w/ twice-to-beat) vs #7 NLEX Road Warriors
Should a lower seed force a do-or-die game, it’ll take place on Monday, December 28.
The winners of these match-ups advance to a one-game playoff, with the victor there taking on #1 Alaska Aces in a best-of-seven series.
We’ll be rolling out previews for all of the series later this week, so make sure you check back in soon!