MANILA, Philippines—San Miguel dominated TNT, 103-90, on Friday to drive a Sport 7 to resolve who strikes on to the finals of 2021 PBA Philippine Cup.
The Beermen bounced again from a disastrous 110-90 loss to the Tropang Giga in Sport 5 of the sequence that by no means noticed one workforce win twice in a row.
Alex Cabagnot pulled up for a jumper capping off a 13-0 run that gave the Beermen a 61-38 lead early within the third quarter, giving San Miguel greater than sufficient of a basis to carry off TNT’s run within the fourth.
A 9-0 run from the Tropang Giga managed to chop the deficit to 10, 98-88, after Roger Pogoy’s three-point play with 2:44 left however Marcio Lassiter regained normalcy for the Beermen as he answered with a triple for the Beermen’s 101-88 lead 33 seconds later.
“Expertise is the primary factor for us,” stated Beermen head coach Leo Austria. “In this sort of state of affairs we all know what to do and we all know learn how to win video games. This was a do or die for us and fortuitously we had begin and we have been capable of maintain our power.”
Moala Tautuaa had a game-high 24 factors with 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the Beermen whereas Lassiter added 19 factors, on 5-of-8 capturing from deep, 5 rebounds, and 4 steals.
Arwind Santos pitched in 13 factors and 10 rebounds whereas June Mar Fajardo additionally had his personal double-double of 11 factors and 14 boards.
Terrence Romeo additionally breached the 10-point mark with 16 factors and 6 assists.
Jayson Castro and Ryan Reyes led TNT with 16 factors apiece.
Sport 7 is on Sunday nonetheless at DHVSU Fitness center.
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