2017 OPPO PBA PHILIPPINE CUP
Saturday night clash (5-3)Batangpier vs Beermen(8-1) Globalport star player Terrence Romeo sustained offensive brilliance shooting bring on his team to the top of PBA Philippine Cup tourney prelim 2017 edition.
SAN Miguel brewage displayed its championship temperament at crunch time once more because it annoyed GlobalPort, 106-100, on Saturday night to clinch the highest spot within the quarterfinals of the PBA Philippine Cup once their road win at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu town.
Already assured of a high 2 spot that comes with a twice-to-beat come near the quarterfinals, the pacesetting Beermen allowed the Batang Pier to face toe to toe with them for the foremost half, before finally delivering the killer blows down the stretch – almost like their last 2 shut wins against Ginebra and Rain or Shine.
Arwind Santos center flashed his vintage kind, gushing in thirty one points and ten boards because the former league player came through within the clutch with seven points within the eleventh hour and a 0.5, as well as 2 on a circus double-pump jumper that verified to be the dagger.
Marcio Lassiter additional twenty two points and 6 boards, whereas Gregorian calendar month Mar Fajardo did not foil in his homecoming, tallying nineteen points, fifteen rebounds, and 2 blocks for the Beermen, UN agency stretched their streak to eight games to enhance to 9-1 overall.
SMB conjointly handed the Batang Pier their fourth loss in 9 games to permit Rain or Shine, Ginebra, TNT KaTropa, and Phoenix gain a bit of second spot.
Terrence Romeo, enjoying in his dad’s town, was command to only sixteen points on 4-of-14 shooting – once returning in averaging twenty seven.6 points per game, though he concave out 9 assists before fouling out once half-hour of play.
Final Boxscore Result:
SMB 106 – Santos 31, Lassiter twenty two, Fajardo 19, Heruela 10, Garcia 8, Tubid 8, Espinas 5, Ross 2, American state Ocampo one, McCarthy 0
GLOBALPORT 100 – Pringle twenty one, Romeo 16, Canaleta fourteen, Cortez 11, Aban 10, Quinahan 9, Pessumal 8, Mamaril 6, Urbiztondo three, Andrada 2, Maierhofer zero
Quarterscores: 22-21, 51-50, 81-81, 106-100