San Miguel finishes off TNT in 7 games, moves on to 2017 PH Cup Finals

PBA Media Bureau

The San Miguel Beermen overcame a tough stand by the depleted TNT KaTropa to prevail in their Game Seven semifinal encounter, 96-83, and move on to the Oppo PBA Philippine Cup finals on Monday at Mall of Asia Arena.

June Mar Fajardo collected 22 points and 19 boards while Arwind Santos piled up 22 points and 13 boards to spearhead the Beermen which are seeking their third straight Philippine Cup crown.

Chris Ross added 18 points, six boards and 10 assists, Alex Cabagnot had 14 points and seven dimes, and Marcio Lassiter chipped in 12 points, six rebounds and four assists as San Miguel’s prolific starters delivered again.

The Beermen will return to action on Friday for Game One of the championship round where they will take on the winner of the Star-Ginebra semifinals series which will be decided in a Game Seven on Tuesday. –

The scores:

San Miguel Beermen 96 – Fajardo 22, Santos 22, Ross 18, Cabagnot 14, Lassiter 12, Espinas 8, Heruela 0, Garcia 0, Tubid 0, De Ocampo 0.

TNT KaTropa 83 – Fonacier 14, Pogoy 13, Williams 11, Rosser 9, De Ocampo 9, Reyes 7, Rosales 6, Tautuaa 5, Rosario 5, Seigle 4, Tamsi 0.

Quarterscores: 22-19, 41-39, 77-60, 96-83.


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