MANILA, Philippines—Meralco bounced again from its Leg 1 runner-up end and overcame Platinum Karaoke, 21-16, to take the Leg 2 title of the PBA 3×3 Thursday at Ynares Sports activities Enviornment in Pasig.
Joseph Sedurifa knocked down the lengthy ball that sealed the Bolts’ title and the P100,000 test.
The Bolts had a powerful begin to the title sport going up 12-4 following Alfred Batino’s fade away jumper.
Joseph Sedurifa FOR THE FIRST PLACE!
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Platinum, nonetheless, discovered its rhythm and received to inside two, 18-16, after Karl Dehesa drilled a two-pointer to cap off a 12-6 run.
Sedurifa finally put the Bolts inside a basket of the championship as he drove for the layup for the 19-16 lead.
Tonino Gonzaga led the Bolts with seven factors whereas Sedurifa added six, half of which proved to be the largest ones of the sport.
Dexter Maiquez and Batino pitched in 5 and three factors, respectively, for Meralco.
Chris De Chavez carried Platinum with 11 factors.
TNT, the Leg 1 winner, settled for the third place in Leg 2 after taking down Limitless, 21-14, within the bronze medal sport.
The Bolts eradicated the Tropang Giga from the title race within the semifinals with a dominant 21-13 win to precise revenge from their Leg 1 heartbreak.
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