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PBA Standings
 1. SM Beermen 11-1 
 2. B.Ginebra 9-2 
 3. Star Hotshots 9-2 
 4. Meralco Bolts 7-4 
 5. TNT Ka Tropa 7-4 
 6. Rain or Shine 5-6 
 7. Phoenix 4-7 
 8. Globalport 4-7 
 9. Alaska Aces 4-8 
 10. Mahindra 3-8 
 11. Blackwater 2-9 
 12. NLEX RW 2-9 
Points Per Game
 Justin BROWNLEE
  B.Gin.
  (197-F-88)
  Avg: 28.3
 1. Brownlee, B.Gin.28.3 
 2. Rhodes, SM Beermen26.0 
 3. Pringle, Globalport19.6 
 4. Smith, TNT K.19.1 
 5. Amer, Meralco .17.1 
 6. Cabagnot, SM Be.16.5 
 7. Castro-W., TNT K.16.1 
 8. Stepheson, Meralco .15.6 
 9. Aguilar, B.Ginebra15.5 
 10. Tenorio, B.Ginebra15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Alex STEPHESON
  Meralco .
  (208-F/C-87)
  Avg: 19.4
 1. Stepheson, Meralco .19.4 
 2. Brownlee, B.Gin.11.4 
 3. Smith, TNT K.11.2 
 4. Rhodes, SM Beermen10.9 
 5. Fajardo, SM Be.8.0 
 6. Aguilar, B.Ginebra7.6 
 7. Thompson, B.Gin.7.4 
 8. Cabagnot, SM Be.7.0 
 9. Williams, TNT K.6.7 
 10. Pringle, Globalport6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Chris ROSS
  SM Beermen
  (185-G-85)
  Avg: 7.9
 1. Ross, SM Beermen7.9 
 2. Castro-W., TNT K.6.1 
 3. Cabagnot, SM Be.5.3 
 4. Tenorio, B.Ginebra4.9 
 5. Brownlee, B.Gin.4.9 
 6. Newsome, Meralco .4.6 
 7. Thompson, B.Gin.4.4 
 8. Lee, Star Hotshots4.2 
 9. Pringle, Globalport4.2 
 10. Jazul, Phoenix4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Chris ROSS
  SM Beermen
  (185-G-85)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Ross, SM Beermen3.1 
 2. Barroca, Star H.2.2 
 3. Brownlee, B.Gin.1.8 
 4. Jalalon, Star H.1.6 
 5. Lassiter, SM Be.1.5 
 6. Cruz, Rain or Shine1.5 
 7. Norwood, Rain o.1.4 
 8. Cabagnot, SM Be.1.3 
 9. Castro-W., TNT K.1.3 
 10. Jazul, Phoenix1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Japeth AGUILAR
  B.Ginebra
  (206-C-85)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Aguilar, B.Ginebra2.4 
 2. Brownlee, B.Gin.2.1 
 3. Stepheson, Meralco .1.8 
 4. Rhodes, SM Beermen1.8 
 5. Fajardo, SM Be.1.4 
 6. Santos, SM Beermen1.3 
 7. Smith, TNT K.1.0 
 8. Marcelo, B.Ginebra0.6 
 9. Reavis, Star H.0.6 
 10. Castro-W., TNT K.0.6 
Player of the week

     June Mar Fajardo
      SM Beermen
      (210-C-122)
      
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    Beermen Claim PBA Commissioners Cup Championship (Photo: pba.inquirer.net)

    San Miguel Beermen 2017
    Leovino Austria Leovino Austria Austria
    Alex Cabagnot
    Cabagnot
    Marcio Lassiter
    Lassiter
    Chris Ross
    Ross
    Charles Rhodes
    Rhodes
    Arwind Santos
    Santos
    # Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
    5  Cabagnot Alex 183 (6'0'') G 82 USA Philippines
    13  Lassiter Marcio 190 (6'3'') G 87 USA Philippines
    6  Ross Chris 185 (6'1'') G 85 USA
    0  Rhodes Charles 203 (6'8'') F/C 85 USA
    29  Santos Arwind 193 (6'4'') F 81 Philippines
    1  Heruela Brian Quinton 183 (6'0'') G 89 USA Philippines
    27  Espinas Gabby 193 (6'4'') F 82 Philippines
    71  Tubid Ronald 185 (6'1'') G 81 Philippines
    15  Fajardo June Mar 210 (6'11'') C 89 Philippines
    2  McCarthy Rashawn 185 (6'1'') G 0 USA
    33  Semerad David 196 (6'5'') SF 91 Philippines
    95  de Ocampo Yancy 206 (6'9'') C 80 Philippines
    23  Agovida Keith Jasper 186 (6'1'') G 90 Philippines
    7  Van Opstal Arnold 206 (6'9'') C 91 Philippines
    4  Reyes Jay-R 201 (6'7'') C 84 Philippines
    Head Coach: Leovino Austria
    Coach Assistant: Peter Martin
    Coach Assistant: Biboy Ravanes

     
    PBA Standings
     1. SM Beermen 10-1 
     2. Alaska Aces 7-4 
     3. Star Hotshots 7-4 
     4. TNT Ka Tropa 6-5 
     5. Globalport 6-5 
     6. Phoenix 6-5 
     7. B.Ginebra 6-5 
     8. Rain or Shine 5-6 
     9. Blackwater 5-6 
     10. Mahindra 3-8 
     11. Meralco Bolts 3-8 
     12. NLEX RW 2-9 
    Points Per Game
     Terrence Bill ROMEO
      Globalport
      (180-PG-92)
      Avg: 28.2
     1. Romeo, Globalport28.2 
     2. Fajardo, SM Be.18.9 
     3. Wright, Phoenix18.5 
     4. Pringle, Globalport18.0 
     5. Mallari, Mahindra17.8 
     6. Manuel, Alaska A.17.4 
     7. Abueva, Alaska Aces17.3 
     8. Cabagnot, SM Be.16.7 
     9. Castro-W., TNT K.16.4 
     10. Aguilar, B.Ginebra15.7 
    Rebounds Per Game
     June Mar FAJARDO
      SM Be.
      (210-C-89)
      Avg: 14.2
     1. Fajardo, SM Be.14.2 
     2. Anthony, NLEX R.10.7 
     3. Pingris, Star H.9.6 
     4. Aguilar, B.Ginebra9.5 
     5. Abueva, Alaska Aces9.4 
     6. Thompson, B.Gin.9.3 
     7. Santos, SM Beermen8.9 
     8. Hodge, Meralco .8.6 
     9. Newsome, Meralco .7.8 
     10. Quinahan, Globalport7.8 
    Assists Per Game
     Chris ROSS
      SM Beermen
      (185-G-85)
      Avg: 6.9
     1. Ross, SM Beermen6.9 
     2. Castro-W., TNT K.6.2 
     3. Romeo, Globalport6.1 
     4. Banchero, Alaska A.5.7 
     5. Newsome, Meralco .5.4 
     6. Mallari, Mahindra4.9 
     7. Pinto, Blackwater4.9 
     8. Thompson, B.Gin.4.5 
     9. Tenorio, B.Ginebra4.4 
     10. Cabagnot, SM Be.4.0 
    Steals Per Game
     Chris ROSS
      SM Beermen
      (185-G-85)
      Avg: 2.6
     1. Ross, SM Beermen2.6 
     2. Cabagnot, SM Be.1.7 
     3. Mallari, Mahindra1.7 
     4. Belo, Blackwater1.4 
     5. Newsome, Meralco .1.4 
     6. Abueva, Alaska Aces1.4 
     7. Wright, Phoenix1.3 
     8. Dela Cruz, Black.1.3 
     9. Romeo, Globalport1.3 
     10. Anthony, NLEX R.1.3 
    Blocks Per Game
     June Mar FAJARDO
      SM Be.
      (210-C-89)
      Avg: 2.5
     1. Fajardo, SM Be.2.5 
     2. Aguilar, B.Ginebra1.7 
     3. Hodge, Meralco .1.6 
     4. Ponferada, Rain o.1.5 
     5. Abueva, Alaska Aces1.5 
     6. Pingris, Star H.1.3 
     7. Villanueva, NLEX R.1.0 
     8. Mamaril, Globalport1.0 
     9. Intal, Phoenix0.9 
     10. Manuel, Alaska A.0.9 
    Player of the week

       June Mar Fajardo
        SM Beermen
        (210-C-122)
        
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      San Miguel Beermen wins the Filipino Cup title (Photo: sunstar.com.ph)

      San Miguel Beermen 2016-17
      Leovino Austria Leovino Austria Austria
      Alex Cabagnot
      Cabagnot
      Chris Ross
      Ross
      Marcio Lassiter
      Lassiter
      Arwind Santos
      Santos
      June Mar Fajardo
      Fajardo
      # Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
      5  Cabagnot Alex 183 (6'0'') G 82 USA Philippines
      6  Ross Chris 185 (6'1'') G 85 USA
      13  Lassiter Marcio 190 (6'3'') G 87 USA Philippines
      29  Santos Arwind 193 (6'4'') F 81 Philippines
      15  Fajardo June Mar 210 (6'11'') C 89 Philippines
      1  Heruela Brian Quinton 183 (6'0'') G 89 USA Philippines
      27  Espinas Gabby 193 (6'4'') F 82 Philippines
      71  Tubid Ronald 185 (6'1'') G 81 Philippines
      12  Garcia Ryan Roose 180 (5'11'') F 90 Philippines
      2  McCarthy Rashawn 185 (6'1'') G 0 USA
      28  Mabulac Michael 193 (6'4'') F 0 Philippines
      23  Agovida Keith Jasper 186 (6'1'') G 90 Philippines
      7  Van Opstal Arnold 206 (6'9'') C 91 Philippines
      4  Reyes Jay-R 201 (6'7'') C 84 Philippines
      95  de Ocampo Yancy 206 (6'9'') C 80 Philippines
      Head Coach: Leovino Austria
      Coach Assistant: Peter Martin
      Coach Assistant: Biboy Ravanes

      Asia-Basket.com All-PBA Commissioner's Cup Awards 2017 - Jul 11, 2017


      Asia-Basket.com All-PBA Commissioner's Cup 1st Team 2017
      Jayson Castro William
      Castro William
      Chris Ross
      Ross
      Justin Brownlee
      Brownlee
      Charles Rhodes
      Rhodes
      Japeth Aguilar
      Aguilar

      Finals MVP: Alex Cabagnot (183-G-82) of SM Beermen
      Player of the Year: Chris Ross (185-G-85) of SM Beermen
      Guard of the Year: Chris Ross (185-G-85) of SM Beermen
      Forward of the Year: Justin Brownlee (197-F-88) of B.Ginebra
      Center of the Year: Charles Rhodes (203-F/C-85) of SM Beermen
      Defensive Player of the Year: Chris Ross (185-G-85) of SM Beermen
      Import Player of the Year: Charles Rhodes (203-F/C-85) of SM Beermen

      1st Team
      PG: Jayson Castro William (180-PG-86) of TNT Ka Tropa
      G: Chris Ross (185-G-85) of SM Beermen
      F: Justin Brownlee (197-F-88) of B.Ginebra
      F/C: Charles Rhodes (203-F/C-85) of SM Beermen
      C: Japeth Aguilar (206-C-85) of B.Ginebra

      2nd Team
      G: Alex Cabagnot (183-G-82) of SM Beermen
      PG: Lewis Tenorio (177-PG-84) of B.Ginebra
      G: Marcio Lassiter (190-G-87) of SM Beermen
      C: June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89) of SM Beermen
      PG: Jayson Castro William (180-PG-86) of TNT Ka Tropa

      Honorable Mention
      Jiovani Jalalon (175-PG) of Star Hotshots
      Alex Stepheson (208-F/C-87) of Meralco Bolts
      Jericho Cruz (182-G-90) of Rain or Shine
      Stanley Pringle (184-PG-87) of Globalport


      #PBA2017 Beermen Claim PBA Commissioner's Cup Championship - Jul 2, 2017


      *This is from PBA.ph.

      San Miguel Beer came out in its Sunday best and was a team in a hurry, pulling away early en route to a 115-91 blasting of the TNT KaTropa to claim the PBA Commissioner's Cup championship before a crowd of over 10,000 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday night.

      The Beermen flattened the Ka Tropa right in the early goings on a vicious start, and played relentlessly and ruthlessly all throughout for the emphatic victory that sealed their 4-2 triumph in the best-of-seven series.

      A dominant team in the last three years, San Miguel nailed a follow-up on its all-Filipino title run and thus stayed on course for a grand slam - a feat last achieved in the league in 2014 by San Mig Coffee (now Star).

      San Miguel, which has had its own grand slam in 1989 behind a team led by Ramon Fernandez, Ricky Brown, Samboy Lim and Hector Calma, improved its legacy with a 24th crown, five of those won by coach Leo Austria and his troops in the last eight conferences.

      Alex Cabagnot delivered the first triple-double performance by any player in a finale in the last 12 years with 19 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists. He bagged the PBA Press Corps Cignal Finals MVP award.

      Charles Rhodes, Marcio Lassiter, Arwind Santos and Chris Ross also played big as the Beermen asserted themselves as a dominant champion team and annexed a first Commissioner's Cup crown in 16 years.

      They foiled the Ka Tropa's own title ambition in six games, pulling off earlier wins in Game Two, 102-88, in Game Three, 109-97, and in Game Five, 111-102.

      A perfect chemistry among the SMB ace locals and Rhodes keyed SMB's success on where it failed in the last two years.

      As the all-Filipino champs in 2015 and 2016, the Beermen missed a back-to-back feat in landing the wrong import then.

      Rhodes proved to be tailor-made for the Beermen in a title run marked by a solid 17-5 win-loss slate. They never dropped back-to-back losses in the tourney.


      SEABA 12 Rally To Beat PBA Visayas All-Stars, 125-112 - Apr 30, 2017


      Gilas Pilipinas' latest edition kicked off the closing stage of its SEABA buildup with a 125-112 conquest of the PBA Visayan selection in the third and last leg of the 2017 PBA All-Star Week at the Hoops Dome here Sunday night. Terrence Bill Romeo (180-PG-92) and Calvin Abueva (190-F-88), Team Phl's fantastic duo in the 2015 Changsha FIBA Asia meet, led the way as the Nationals came from behind in pulling off the win that spoke well of what they can offer in the FIBA sub-zone tourney slated May 12-18 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Abueva came through with 26 points and seven rebounds while Romeo collected 25 markers, four assists and two rebounds for the Nationals who also got huge lift from June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89), Troy Rosario and Roger Ray Pogoy (189-SG-92). Romeo, who sparked their chase in the second quarter then made crucial plays that sealed their win at the finish and won the Cloudfone All-Star MVP honors. The Visayan All Stars provided a challenge that could well help Gilas in its SEABA buildup. It could be the lone warm-up game by the Nationals for the SEABA event which presents the Philippines its lone crack at the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut in August. Gilas coach Chot Reyes played two different sets of training pool members in the first two legs of the 2017 PBA All Stars sponsored by HMR Trading Haus, Mueller, Peak, Crystal Clear, Anako, Davco, Smart and Petron. Gilas and the Mindanao selection fought to a 114-114 stalemate in Cagayan de Oro then the national pool came from behind to turn back the Luzon All Stars, 122-111, in Lucena. Reyes played its SEABA lineup in the Cebu leg where Fajardo drew a number of fans and supporters including his family that came over from Pinamungajan, about a two-hour drive from here. Romeo sizzled with 13 points as he starred in their second-quarter charge to come to within three, 59-62, at the half. Abueva, a returning Gilas player after being left out of the Gilas team to the 2016 Manila Olympic qualifier, took over in the second half, pouring in 21, including a hot string of 11 markers to close the third period. The PBA Visayan side got to a strong start and led by 15 at 42-27. Lewis Tenorio (177-PG-84) led the team with19 points while James Yap and Jeffrei Chan (188-F-83) combined for 35 points with each one firing five treys each. But the Nationals showed mental toughness and resilience as they did in their similar come-from-behind win in the Lucena leg.
      Courtesy of: pba.ph


      Gilas Pilipinas Stuns Luzon All-Stars, 122-111 - Apr 29, 2017


      A resilient Gilas Pilipinas side battled its way back from a huge second half deficit to stun fancied Luzon All-Stars, 122-111, Friday night in the second leg of the PBA All-Star week at the Quezon Convention Center here. The nationals went on a 17-0 run to close out the game the game behind big men Troy Rosario, Carl Bryan Cruz, and Kevin Ferrer (194-F-93) to clinch a second straight victory on the road in the mid-season spectacle. Rosario was later named by coach Chot Reyes as part of the 12-man roster to the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship. He was joined in the team by Calvin Abueva (190-F-88), Japeth Aguilar (206-C-85, college: W.Kentucky), Raymund Almazan, June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89), Jio Jalalon, Allein Maliksi, Roger Ray Pogoy (189-SG-92), Terrence Bill Romeo (180-PG-92), Jayson Castro, Matthew Wright, and Andray Blatche (211-F/C-86). 'We hope for your continuing prayers and support,' said Reyes afterwards. The trio of Rosario, Cruz, and Ferrer presided over the telling scoring binge in the final five minutes of the game to overcome a 111-105 deficit. Cruz's three-pointer gave Gilas the lead for good, 111-110, with 3:47 to go. The nationals trailed by as many as 81-64 in the third period on a Marcio Lassiter (190-G-87, college: CS Fullerton) three-pointer. 'I'm proud of them. Grabe yung kalaban naming ang gagaling. We came back from almost 20-down,' stressed Reyes. 'I told them inside the dugout that this is what the Gilas program is all about, fighting, fighting, fighting.' Wright of Phoenix was voted Coloudfone MVP of the game, repeating the same honor he shared with Rosario during the opener of the three-leg series in Cagayan de Oro last Wednesday. Jonathan Grey was a surprise leading scorer for Gilas with 19 points, while Wright and Mike Tolomia had 15 each. Japeth Aguilar had 18 points for the All-Stars, who absorbed a first loss in the road series after its Mindanao counterpart drew with the national team last April 26, 114-114. Marcio Lassiter's snipings sparked a 16-7 run by the All-Stars to turn around seven-point lead at the break to a 78-62 advantage. The lead ballooned to its biggest at 81-64 on another Lassiter trey. Earlier. Maverick Ahanmisi retained his title in the Cloudnine Obstacle Challenge, but new champions emerged in the Three-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk contest. The Rain or Shine sophomore clocked 25.8 seconds to beat out Alex Cabagnot (26.7 seconds) to become the first back-to-back winner of the event since Jonas Villanueva won four straight from 2010 to 2013. In the most thrilling finish to the three side events of the mid-season spectacle, Allein Maliksi drained the final money ball just before the buzzer to claim the Three-Point shooting crown. The game-winner allowed the Star Hotshot gunner to edge out LA Tenorio in the three-man final, 20-18. Two-time defending champion Terrence Bill Romeo made the championship round but finished with only 17 points. Three-time winner Rey Guevarra also fell by the wayside as Chris Newsome (187-G, college: N.Mexico Highlands) finally redeemed himself from last year's defeat by winning the Slam Dunk crown. The Meralco guard won over James Forrester (190-G-89) in the final, 87-86, by repeating his signature 'three-ball juggle act' before slamming the leather off the backboard. In the Shooting Stars, the team of LA Tenorio, Julius Ayangco, and 'healing priest' Fr. Joey Faller run away with the title.
      Courtesy of: pba.ph


      PBA Mindanao All-Stars, Gilas Pilipinas Battle To A 114 Deadlock - Apr 27, 2017


      In one of the most exciting and well-fought PBA All-Star Games ever, the PBA Mindanao All Stars and Gilas Pilipinas failed to resolve what was there to resolve in a 48-minute showdown. The PBA team rallied from a 12-point deficit in the third quarter and banked on a big trey by Mark Barroca (178-PG-86) in the last 49 seconds in fighting Gilas Pilipinas to a 114-114 deadlock in the 2017 PBA All-Star Game at the Xavier University Gym here Wednesday night. The PBA Mindanao selection could have even stolen the game in the end but Scottie Thompson failed to convert a drive off June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89). Troy Rosario, himself a Gilas aspirant playing for PBA Mindanao, led all scorers with 28 points while rookie All-Star player Matthew Wright top scored for Gilas with 22 markers including 4-of-5 three-pointers as they shared the Cloudfone All-Star MVP honors. Barroca, PJ Simon and Baser Amer were the others who ran a show for the Mindanaoans while Fajardo, Terrence Bill Romeo (180-PG-92), Roger Ray Pogoy (189-SG-92), Carl Bryan Cruz, LA Revilla (173-PG-89) and Mike Tolomia were the other national hopefuls who delivered significant numbers for coach Chot Reyes. It was a night to remember where Gilas also came out well prepared in the pre-game dance off and upstaged the PBA team for the P100,000 cash prize. Meanwhile, hometown player Glenn Khobuntin led his team to victory in the Shootings Stars event, beating the team of Cyrus Baguio and the quartet led by Jio Jalalon and Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno Jr. Rosario scattered 18 points as the PBA team led, 59-55, at the half.
      Courtesy of: pba.ph


      Asia-Basket.com All-PBA Philippine Cup Awards 2017 - Mar 13, 2017


      Asia-Basket.com All-PBA Philippine Cup 1st Team 2017
      June Mar Fajardo
      Fajardo
      Arwind Santos
      Santos
      Calvin Abueva
      Abueva
      Terrence Bill Romeo
      Romeo
      Alex Cabagnot
      Cabagnot

      Finals MVP: Chris Ross (185-G-85) of SM Beermen
      Player of the Year: June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89) of SM Beermen
      Guard of the Year: Terrence Bill Romeo (180-PG-92) of Globalport
      Forward of the Year: Arwind Santos (193-F-81) of SM Beermen
      Center of the Year: June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89) of SM Beermen
      Defensive Player of the Year: June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89) of SM Beermen
      Coach of the Year: Leovino Austria of SM Beermen

      1st Team
      C: June Mar Fajardo (210-C-89) of SM Beermen
      F: Arwind Santos (193-F-81) of SM Beermen
      F: Calvin Abueva (190-F-88) of Alaska Aces
      PG: Terrence Bill Romeo (180-PG-92) of Globalport
      G: Alex Cabagnot (183-G-82) of SM Beermen

      2nd Team
      C: Japeth Aguilar (206-C-85) of B.Ginebra
      F: Sean Anthony (193-F-86) of NLEX RW
      G: Matthew Wright (193-G-91) of Phoenix
      G: Marcio Lassiter (190-G-87) of SM Beermen
      G: Chris Ross (185-G-85) of SM Beermen

      Honorable Mention
      Jean Marc Pingris (193-C-81) of Star Hotshots
      Vic Manuel (193-F-87) of Alaska Aces
      Chris Newsome (187-G) of Meralco Bolts
      Stanley Pringle (184-PG-87) of Globalport
      Jayson Castro William (180-PG-86) of TNT Ka Tropa


      #PBA2017 Philippine Cup Finals Roundup: March 5, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017


      The starting five of the San Miguel Beermen dominated in Game 5 to annex the PBA Philippine Cup title for the third year in a row! In effect, the Beermen are the recipients of the PBA's perpetual trophy, and they are only the second team to achieve a Philippine Cup 3-peat after Talk N Text did it from 2011 to 2013.

      Game Capsules:

      SAN MIGUEL BEERMEN over BGY. GINEBRA GIN KINGS, 91-85
      The San Miguel Beermen clinched a rare PBA Philippine Cup three-peat after claiming victory over Barangay Ginebra, 91-85, in Game 5 of the Oppo PBA Philippine Cup Finals on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

      June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos each scored 21 points on a combined 15-of-22 FG shooting to lead San Miguel, which had to stave off a late rally from the never-say-die Ginebra quintet.

      Fajardo, one of only two Beermen in the 2017 Gilas Pilipinas nationl pool (the other is seldom-used big man Arnold Van Opstal), added 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 block to his tally, while Santos registered 8 boards, 2 dimes, and 2 rejections of his own.

      Chris Ross had his most pedestrian scoring outing of the series, finishing with just a dozen points, but he showcased his versatlity again, putting up 10 assists, 8 rebounds, and 6 steals. He was named PBA Philippine Cup Finals MVP for the second year in a row.

      Ginebra was paced by Japeth Aguilar's 26 points, while Sol Mercado and Joe Devance each dropped 20 markers in the loss.

      LINES OF THE GAME:
      Chris Ross (SMB) - 12pts, 10asts, 8rebs, 6stls, 2 triples.
      Japeth Aguilar (GIN) - 26pts, 16rebs, 1ast.

      Source: Hoopnut,net



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