Purefoods leads series 3-2

Philippine Basketball Association
KFC-PBA Philippine Cup Semifinals Game 5
Purefoods TJ Giants vs San Miguel Beermen
Purefoods wins 94-82

Purefoods TJ Giants wins 2 straight games vs San Miguel Beermen to lead their best of 7 series 3-2. Purefoods is one win away from being in the All-Filipino Finals again and will face Alaska if they win in Game 6 on Sunday or Game 7 on Wednesday.

Kerby Raymundo led Purefoods with 18 pts and 8 rebounds but it was the all-around play of Roger Yap who scored 18 pts, 7 rebs and 6 asts who made a big difference in the game. Purefoods controlled the boards again 52-41, with 21 coming from offensive rebounds (Rafi Reavis had 6 offensive boards) which led to more 2nd chance points for Purefoods. The giants shot well from the 3-point range making  8 out of 15.

Game Scores:

Purefoods 94 – Raymundo 18, Yap R 18, Yap J 17, Canaleta 13, Reavis 10, Maierhofer 8, Allado 5, Artadi 3, Pingris 2, Adducul 0.

San Miguel 82 – Washington 21, Miranda 15,  Santos 12, Hontiveros 11, Racela 8, Ildefonso 6, Pennisi 3, Custodio 2, Villanueva 2, Pena 2, Cortez 0.

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