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Former B-Meg Canaleta, Cortez triple-double keeps Ginebra alive

Philippine Basketball Association 37th Season
2012 Commissioners Cup Best-of-Five Semifinals Game 3
Barangay Ginebra Kings defeats B-Meg Llamados, 88-79

Game Highlights:
-Former Llamados player Nino Canaleta led Ginebra with 23 points (7/15 from the field, 5/6 from FT)
-Former Ginebra JC Intal had his best game in B-Meg uniform with 18 points and 8 rebounds
-Mike Cortez with a rare triple-double (17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists)
-Import Denzel Bowles was held to only 11 points but still grabbed 10 rebounds
-Peter June Simon and James Yap combined for 29 points but could not help B-Meg finish series
-Marc Pingris ejected in the 2nd quarter with 2 technical fouls (1 technical against Canaleta and 1 technical against Raymundo)
-B-Meg still lead best-of-five series, 2-1

Game scores:

Ginebra 88 – Canaleta 23, Cortez 17, Ababou 13, Helterbrand 12, Hatfield 9, Vroman 8, Labagala 3,
Raymundo 3, J. Wilson 0, Mamaril 0.

B-Meg 79 – Intal 18, Simon 15, Yap 14, Bowles 11, Urbiztondo 8, Devance 7, Reavis 6, Barroca 0,
Burtscher 0, Villanueva 0, De Ocampo 0.

Quarters: 17-12, 37-37, 61-57, 88-79

B-Meg now with 2-0 lead

Philippine Basketball Association 37th Season
2012 Commissioners Cup Best-of-Five Semifinals Game 2
B-Meg Llamados defeats Barangay Ginebra Kings, 83-77

Game Highlights:
-Import Denzel Bowles led B-Meg with 21 points, 15 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks
-Great game by James Yap with 16 points (2/3 from 3-point range/4/8 from 2-point-range)
-5 players in double-figure: Peter June Simon (15), Josh Urbiztondo (12) and Marc Pingris (12)
-Former Llamados Nino Canaleta led Ginebra with 19 points
-Another Former B-Meg player Kerby Raymundo was a non-factor with 5 points
-B-Meg now with 2-0 lead in best-of-five semifinals series, 1 win away from finals

Game scores:

B-Meg 83 – Bowles 21, Yap 16, Simon 15, Urbiztondo 12, Pingris 12, Intal 3, Devance 2, Reavis 2,
Barroca 0, Burtscher 0, Villanueva 0, De Ocampo 0.

Ginebra 77 – Canaleta 19, Cortez 17, Vroman 10, Helterbrand 8, Hatfield 8, Ababou 6, Raymundo 5,
Wilson J. 3, Wilson W. 1, Labagala 0, Mamaril 0.

Quarters: 23-19, 37-41, 63-59, 83-77