Beermen enter PBA finals after beating TNT in their semis do or die game

(Photo captured by Peter Baltazar)

(Eagle News) — The defending champions San Miguel Beermen made it once again to the finals of the PBA Philippine Cup after they defeated Talk N’ Text Katropa in game 7 of the heart-stopping series in Mall Of Asia on February 20, 2017.

The Beermen scored a crucial victory thanks to the excellent performances of June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos, who had a combined 44 points and 32 rebounds.

The Beermen crushed the Katropa with 96 points, 13 points more than the losing team’s score, leaving Beermen head coach Leo Austria ecstatic at the end of the match.

The Beermen will be pitted against the winning team in the match between Barangay Ginebra and Star Hotshots on ?


SMB (96): Fajardo 22, Santos 22, Ross 18, Cabagnot 14, Lassiter 12, Espinas 8, Heruela 0, Garcia 0, Tubid 0, De Ocampo 0.

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

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

(Eagle News Service)