Justin Browlee drained a clutch trey with 1:24 left in the game and it proved to be the game-winner as Brgy. Ginebra picked up its second straight win with a 73-70 squeaker over previously unbeaten NorthPort.
The reigning Best Import led the Gin Kings with 32 points, including his team’s last 5 to give the crowd darlings the lead after Moala Tautuaa shoved NorthPort on top 70-68.
The Batang Pier still had their chances to send the game into overtime but missed all three of their attempts from long distance.
Brgy. Ginebra improved to 2-1 while NorthPort dropped to 3-1 after absorbing their first defeat in the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Greg Slaughter backstopped Brownlee with 16 points while Scottie Thompson finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals.