MANILA, Philippines–San Miguel Beer inched nearer to its first PBA Philippine Cup Finals look since its five-peat run after scuttling a late Meralco comeback for an 89-78 win and a 3-2 lead of their semifinal collection on Friday at Good Araneta Coliseum.
The Beermen virtually squandered a lead that went as excessive as 15 when the Bolts pull inside two factors, 78-76, on Allein Maliksi’s three with barely three minutes left within the contest.
However SMB took benefit of Meralco’s foul scenario, with Jericho Cruz and Rodney Brondial hitting 4 of six from the charity stripe that prevented any late collapse.
Cruz was instrumental within the win, his play on each ends enabled the Beermen…
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