Barangay Ginebra San Miguel found their way into the win column after pounding Rain or Shine Elasto painters, behind a monster performance of their import, Othyus Jeffers.
Othyus Jeffers, finished the game with 39 points, pulled down 20 rebounds, three blocks and 3 assists. In a game where he was playing with back spasms. The all around import was playing hurt thought out the game, but he showed the never say die spirit and tucked every bumps and body aches in the game. Greg Slaughter added 16 points and 13 rebounds to compliment the performance of Jeffers.
Rair or Shine Elasto Painters was led by JR Quiñahan who finished with 21 points. Wayne Chism’s replacement, Antoine Wright added 16 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in a limited action.
Ginebra controlled the entire game, with Rain or Shine only managed to came close by seven points. Ginebra’s coach Tim Cone was relief by the team’s first win.