Updated Dec 14, 2018, 7:53:00 AM
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 13) — Magnolia Hotshots guard Mark Barroca was slapped with a ₱50,000 fine for hitting Alaska Aces' Chris Banchero on the groin during Game 4 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup finals.
The league announced the sanction on its website Thursday after the Aces won the match, 90-76, and tied the series at 2-2.
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The incident happened at the 2:40 mark of the final quarter where the two were standing beside each other while waiting for Alaska import Mike Harris' second free throw attempt.
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The Hotshots and Aces are aiming to take the series edge in Game 5 which is slated on December 14 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.