San Miguel beat TNT to even series at 1-1

Chris Ross

San Miguel Beermen dominated Game 2 of the 2017 PBA Commissioners Cup Finals to even the series against TNT Ka Tropa at 1-1. Chris Ross was named Best Player with 20 points, 9 assists and 4 steals.

June Mar Fajardo led SMB with 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Arwind Santos contributed 16 points and 6 rebounds. In the import matchup, Charles Rhodes with 7 points and 11 rebounds while Joshua Smith with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.

TNT had a hot start going 17-0 but San Miguel clawed back and even led at halftime 52-43. The hero in Game 1 rookie Roger Pogoy was ejected from the game in the 3rd quarter after hitting Arwind Santos in the groin area

Game 3 will be on June 25, 6:30pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Scores:
San Miguel 102 – Fajardo 22, Ross 20, Santos 16, Cabagnot 13, Lassiter 8, Rhodes 7, Espinas 6, Reyes 4, Agovida 2, Semerad 2, Tubid 2, Heruela 0, Van Opstal 0.

TNT 88 – Castro 14, Semerad 12, Rosario 12, Smith 11, Rosales 9, Tautuaa 8, Carey 8, Williams 4, De Ocampo 3, Garcia 3, Hernandez 2, Nuyles 2, Tamsi 0, Golla 0, Pogoy 0.

Quarterscores: 24-32, 52-43, 90-62, 102-88.





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