TBL FINAL FOUR MATCH UPS SET

TBL FINAL FOUR MATCH UPS SET The stage is set for the much awaited Final Four knock out matches with ABS CBN, ETPI, PLDT Global and Bayan Telecommunications surviving their respective quarterfinal foes. We now take a look at the teams set to knock each other out for a seat at the Finals. (1) ABS CBN vs. (4) ETPI  A tale of 2 teams with a centerpiece bigman anchoring their respective attacks, ABS CBN's Randy Picache and ETPI's Maki Maquillao is headed into a gigantic collision couse. Picache is the classic throwback back to the basket big man that provide energy on both ends while Maquillao comes out as a strech four in the mold of a Blake Griffin. The supporting cast will be critical to success. ETPI has Mike Catotocan, John Montes and xxx to provide the much needed firepower from the wing and center positions while ABS CBN relys on the its strong guard rotation led by Arden Ong ABS CBN hopes to continue the dominance it has shown from the start of the tournament while ETPI is boucing back in a big way from its lackluster showing last season. Expect fireworks to explode on this one (3) BAYAN VS. (2) PLDT GLOBAL  The defending champions take on a resurgent PLDT Global in the other Final Four match, in a match up of two of the hottest teams leading into the knock out stage. Bayan has been consistent althoughout the tournament owing to its deep roster led by last year MVP, Allan Artiga, Tep Cacdac and TMac Lozada. This team of experienced players has been able to rotate and rest its starters Spurs style as it breezed through most of the competition Expect PLDT Global to rely on the steady hands of Ryan Dela Rosa and Christian Concepcion to counter the defending champs. Jojo Quaimas also plays a big role as Global's top guard. Semifinal game day is set for May 11, 8 - 11 PM at the Moro Lorenzo Gym.