The victory gave the Beermen a share of first place in the 2015 Philippine Cup with the Alaska Aces at 7-1. GlobalPort suffered its second straight defeat for a 4-5 record.
"Out of our eight games, this is the best win we had," said San Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria.
San Miguel turned the game into a laugher after opening the second period on a 24-6 run that gave the Beermen a 45-23 edge. They cruised the rest of the way, never being threatened seriously by the Batang Pier....
STOP June Mar Fajardo and you have handsome chance against a San Miguel Beer that’s looking to stay in the thick of things in the wide-open race for two outright semifinal berths in the PBA Philippine Cup.
Well, just remember that only last Wednesday, the reigning Most Valuable Player scored a career-high 36 points that went with 17 rebounds in a dominating performance that towed the Beermen to a 90-74 rout of Kia Motors and to their third straight win....
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez has joined the list of celebrity participants in BuyandSellPH.com’s online charity bazaar “Sari-Sari Stars”, putting several items, including two historic jerseys up for sale.
Fernandez donated his 1982 Toyota Corolla jersey, worn the year he earned his first of his four MVP awards, and his 1989 San Miguel Beermen jersey, the year he won his fourth and final MVP. Both jerseys are signed by the legendary center.
The historic Toyota jersey will be priced at P5,000 while the San Miguel jersey is set at P4,000....
"Kay June Mar kami pupunta," shared San Miguel coach Leo Austria. "It seems 'di macontrol nila si June Mar."
Fajardo shot 13-of-15, including a surprise three-pointer, for an 86 percent shooting clip....
The Beermen (5-1) are coming off a 79-77 victory over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel last Sunday where their MVP duo June Mar Fajardo (21 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks) and Arwind Santos (22 points) led the way.
The Sorento (1-6) are hoping to finally end its skid before flying to Macau to cheer for its player-coach Manny Pacquiao in his fight against Chris Algieri on Sunday. ...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||7||1||0.875|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||5||5||0.500||5th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||7||4||0.636||5th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||13||8||0.619||4th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||15||6||0.714||Runner-up|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||8||8||0.500||6th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||6||9||0.400||7th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||6||8||0.429||5th|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||3||6||0.333||9th|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||14||9||0.609||3rd|