Beermen get back at Gin Kings with blowout win in Game 2 of PBA Finals

first_imgDepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSan Miguel Beer returned the favor and ripped Barangay Ginebra, 134-109, in Game 2 to even the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Alex Cabagnot redeemed himself after struggling offensively in Game 1 with a career-high 33 points that went with four rebounds, nine assists and four steals as the Beermen showed why they’re the defending champions.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins LATEST STORIES Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Agravante, Hallasgo top Milo 42K race Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew After getting blown out by 28 points, 127-99, in the finals opener, San Miguel came out firing with Cabagnot setting the tone and Marcio Lassiter, who made just two out of his 13 attempts in the previous game, also regaining his touch to finish with 20 points.“We’re so sad with what happened the last game. We were humiliated,” said SMB head coach Leo Austria. “This time we were able to get back and even the series. Now we have a series.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“I’m so thankful for our players because they realized how important this game is for us.”Things got testy between the two teams late with Arwind Santos and Chris Ross getting tossed in separate instances inside the final six minutes. Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Santos was ejected with 5:18 remaining after getting called for a flagrant foul penalty 2 for elbowing Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson in the midsection while Ross joined him 15 seconds later after incurring a couple of technical fouls during a verbal spat with Kings forward Joe Devance.“I cannot blame them but next time they should be smart,” Austria said.The Gin Kings trailed by as high as 31, 77-46, in the third quarter and even with much of the 15,000 in attendance rallied behind them, they just couldn’t pull within striking distance.Justin Brownlee led Ginebra, which only managed to trim the deficit to 18 early in the fourth quarter, with 29 points just two nights after erupting for 42 in Game 1.Game 3 is on Wednesday night at Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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