Alaska Aces defeated Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, to sweep the Commissioner’s Cup finals

The Alaska Aces defeated Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 104-80, in Game Three to sweep the Commissioner’s Cup finals Sunday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum. Alaska used a furious fourth quarter run to end the game to win the 14th championship in franchise history. “Wala pa ring tatalo sa Aces, wala pa ring tatalo sa Gatas Republik, wala pa ring tatalo sa Alaska!” exclaimed Alaska chief executive officer Wilfred Uytengsu after the match Best Import winner Robert Dozier dominated with 27 points, 20 rebounds, seven assists, and six blocks to lead the way for the Aces. Calvin Abueva added 22 points and 10 rebounds while Sonny Thoss posted 13 points and 14 rebounds for Alaska, who dominated the boards, 64-50. With Ginebra’s backs against the wall, the Gin Kings put up a tough fight through three quarters. The game was still close early in the fourth quarter, with Alaska leading by just two points, 80-78. Alaska unleashed a 24-2 run to end the game, capped by a three-pointer from third-string point guard Raphy Reyes, to close out the series. Thoss won finals Most Valuable Player honors after averaging 14.5 points in the series while anchoring the Alaska defense. LA Tenorio carried the fight for Ginebra with 18 points. But import Vernon Macklin once again struggled, posting a quiet 12 points on just eight shots. Sports News From : http://www.interaksyon.com/interaktv/wala-pa-ring-tatalo-alaska-sweeps-ginebra-to-win-commissioners-cup
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