The Ginebra vs Meralco game 4 finals(replay) result recap Oct. 20,2017 at Smart Araneta Coliseum Friday night.
The Meralco Bolts, snatch 1 game against Brgy Ginebra in game 3 finals action to extends series by gin kings 94-81 in favor of Meralco. The hurricane PBA star import Allen Durham’s herculean performance saved Meralco from slipping in a 0-3 hole as the Bolts got back on the winning track with a 94-81 victory over the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in Game 3 of their best-of-7 Governors’ Cup finals at the Araneta Coliseum Wednesday, Oct. 18.
The reigning Best Import scored 13 of his game-high 38 points in the final quarter where the Bolts, who trailed 75-77 with 6 minutes left, pulled through off a game-clinching 19-4 run.
Durham was all over the floor as he also had 20 boards, 5 blocks, 4 assists and 2 steals.
Reynel Hugnatan, who averaged just 6 minutes in the first two games, became an unlikely hero for the Bolts as he fired 22 points on a 7-of-12 shooting from beyond-the-arc.
The Bolts also got their bearings back from three-point distance as they buried 11 of their 31 attempts for a respectable 35 percent clip, a massive improvement from their 22.8 percent average in the first two games.
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MERALCO held strong in the face of adversity, outsteadying Barangay Ginebra in a wild and wooly ending, 85-83, on Friday night to square the PBA Governors Cup Finals at two wins apiece.
Allen Durham scored off a feed from Reynel Hugnatan to make it 85-83 – a lead that stood until the end as Ginebra missed four attempts to tie the game in a helter-skelter sequence where a timeout would have given the Kings a better shot at a game-tying basket.
No timeout was called and misses by Justin Brownlee and Sol Mercado enabled Meralco to pull off the win and turn the season-ending finals into a best-of-three affair after trailing, 0-2.