Purefoods beats San Miguel

Philippine Basketball Association
KFC-PBA Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 6
Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants vs San Miguel Beermen

Purefoods wins 87-78

Purefoods TJ Giants is back in the Finals after beating San Miguel Beermen 87-78 and closed out their best of 7 semifinals series 4-2. Roger Yap led Purefoods with 20 points, 11 rebs and 4 assists including an acrobatic reverse layup that sealed the win for Purefoods in the 4th quarter. Special mention to Marc Pingris who had 15 pts and 13 rebs as he dominated the boards for Purefoods.

Purefoods led by as much as 18 points in the 1st half but San Miguel came back in the 4th quarter and trimmed down the lead to 6 with 3 minutes remaining. But Roger Yap had a buzzer beater, a difficult reverse layup and a save from the outside all in consecutive plays and was named best player of the game.

Game scores:

Purefoods 87 – Yap R 20, Yap J 19, Pingris 15, Reavis 12, Raymundo 11, Canaleta 7, Artadi 3, Allado 1, Maierhofer 0, Simon 0, Adducul 0.

San Miguel 78 – Santos 20, Cortez 17, Hontiveros 14, Racela 10, Washington 4, Seigle 4, Villanueva 3, Custodio 2, Ildefonso 2, Pena 2, Miranda 0, Pennissi 0.

3 Responses to Purefoods beats San Miguel

  1. Gino Tanjutco says:

    Roger Yap continues to play like that, he is going to be Finals MVP.

  2. Gel Caminero says:

    GO PUREFOODS! Beat Alaska Aces to win the Finals! Good Luck and great job, guys! I will be rooting for you!

  3. Sage Imbang says:

    Alaska is a great team but the giants are on a roll. Go Purefoods!

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