MANILA, Phlippines-San Miguel Beer displayed its class as the association’s top group and pulverized a worn out Meralco crew, 121-97, on Wednesday to take Game 1 of their 2022 PBA Philippine Cup elimination round series at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
CJ Perez scored 18 of his 25 places in the main half while Rodney Brondial had his best game in a Beermen uniform to finish an overwhelming success that put them ahead in the best-of-seven series.
On Sunday, the Bolts endure Ginebra’s final part rally, 106-104, to finish off their quarterfinals series, 2-1, in the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The Bolts drove by as much as 21 focuses, 78-57, past the midway characteristic of the third time frame, before Ginebra made a late convention and sliced their deficiency to only nine focuses to end the casing at 85-76.
Ginebra proceeded with their charge in the fourth period until they started to lead the pack, 104-103, after a LA Tenorio triple at the 1:12 imprint. Raymond Almazan promptly answered with his very own three pointer to recapture the lead, which in the end gave them the success.
Chris Newsome enrolled a triple twofold with 21 places, 12 helps, and 10 focuses, while Cliff Hodge had a twofold presentation with 18 sheets on top of his 13 markers. Aaron Black had 17 focuses, while Almazan, Bong Quinto, and Alvin Pasaol contributed 11 focuses