Cone headed to Boracay—for vacation, not for ‘Bora Cup’

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 VakifBank holds off Bangkok Glass en route to WCWC semis Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter Will Ginebra’s Barangay be a huge factor in the PBA Finals? PLAY LIST 03:49Will Ginebra’s Barangay be a huge factor in the PBA Finals?02:36PBA Philippine Cup Finals: Tough for the teams, exciting for the fans14:15Full interview with PBA coaches Norman Black, Tim Cone01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND BREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise BREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise Fans have repeatedly made Ginebra the butt of jokes and subject of memes because of the squads repeated failures in the past. One of the recurring jokes is that Ginebra is the defending champions of the imaginary “Bora Cup,” the supposed destination for the teams which were eliminated through the course of the tournament.But on Wednesday, the ridicule met its end with Ginebra proudly hoisting the trophy and snapping its eight-year title drought.Cone won’t be the only one taking a break and reveling in the championship.“We had the dinner after the game, and I guess the players went clubbing after that,” Cone shared. “They asked me to go and I said, ‘Yeah, right. That should’ve been three hours ago.’”ADVERTISEMENT EDITORS’ PICKcenter_img Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Team ‘Trabaho’ scores championship title at the last leg of Smart Siklab Saya Manila Coach Tim Cone shared that he will spend a few days next week in the pearl white sand beaches of Aklan to unwind with his family.“We’ll go to Boracay for a couple of days,” he said on Friday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentBut he was quick to explain that he’s going there to celebrate his team’s triumph in the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup, and not for what fans have dubbed the “Bora Cup.”“This time, we’re not going there because we lost,” he said with a smile. MOST READ We are young Brad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway Ginebra is also planning a fans’ day at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Sunday noon, while the team will celebrate with San Miguel employees inside their compound on Monday.“When you win, you have to celebrate because when you celebrate, it reminds you how much you enjoy winning. So when you get to that situation again, you remember how much fun it was to win,” said the winningest coach in PBA history.But Cone is setting a deadline for all the hullabaloo.“At some point, you got to put it away, put the trophy in the lobby, and go back to work,” he said.Ginebra returns to the hardcourt on the second week of November in preparation for the 2017 season.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It seems like someone from Ginebra is coming to Boracay after all.ADVERTISEMENT 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capaslast_img

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