Kia need to summon the basketball gods to win against fan favorite Ginebra tonight!
Kia badly needs to get a win as they are starting once again to dig a deep hole of defeats after suffering another loss against Talk n Text in their last game. Currently standing at 0-3 at the bottom of the standing, Kia is up against Ginebra who is not only one of the biggest and toughest teams in the PBA but is also the crowd favorite.
It will take a lot to defeat Ginebra who is defending their Governors Cup Championship. Kia who had been playing miserably shooting at 35% in the conference needs a lot of focus and more consistency in shooting. Ginebra who is currently 1-1 shoots at 43% is not impressive to say the least but is more than enough to defeat Kia who also lags behind in other team statistics against Barangay Ginebra.
The two teams last met on June 2 when Ginebra dismantled Kia to a victory with the score of 94-80.
Kia Needs Pride
The Franchise haven't had a successful conference yet. The highest they achieved was a quarter finals slot in the 2016 Governors cup which was short lived after a defeat against Meralco.
Tonight, I see little chance for Kia to defeat Ginebra. Not unless Kia can find away to limit the big men of Ginebra and out-rebound them. Of course they have to also shoot better which will be hard against the towering defense of Ginebra.
Last 3 games of Kia.
July 28, Lost to TNT( 106-96) 10 points
July 22, Lost to NLX( 100-93) 7 points
July 19, Lost to Phoenix ( 118-105)13 points