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Purefoods ties series 2-2

Philippine Basketball Association
KFC-PBA Philippine Cup Game 4

Purefoods TJ Giants vs San Miguel Beermen
Purefoods win 97-84

James Yap had his best game in this 7 game semifinal series scoring 24 points and 4 rebounds in leading Purefoods to a win vs San Miguel to tie the series 2-2. Roger Yap almost had a triple double with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists, while Marc Pingris and Rafi Reavis had 25 rebounds combined.

Purefoods led by as much as 22 points but San Miguel came back in the 2nd half to trim the lead to 3, 74-71, but James Yap waxed hot and made his free throws in the 4th quarter (13 out of 16 overall) to stop the run of San Miguel. With the series now tied at 2-2, it is now only a best of 3 series with the winner of the next game having a step ahead for the PBA finals.

Game Scores:

Purefoods 97 – Yap J 24, Pingris 15, Yap R 15, Raymundo 13, Reavis 12, Maierhofer 8, Simon 5, Artadi 4, Adducul 1, Allado 0.

San Miguel 84
– Ildefonso 17, Washington 14, Villanueva 13, Santos 11, Hontiveros 10, Custodio 6, Miranda 6, Pena 4, Pennissi 3, Holper 0, Cortez 0, Racela 0.