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Beermen hand Gin Kings fourth straight loss



San Miguel Beer's Orlando Johnson drives past Barangay Ginebra guard LA Tenorio during their PBA Governors' Cup encounter on Sunday at the Big Dome.

Orlando Johnson got his rhythm going as he carried San Miguel Beer to a 110-102 win over struggling Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday night.

Johnson flirted with a triple-double with 31 points, 20 rebounds and eight assists against the team he used to play with back in 2015.

CJ Perez topped the locals with 23 points and was a menace on defense with five steals, while big man Junemar Fajardo and Marcio Lassiter combined for 26 points for the Beermen.

San Miguel improved to a 4-3 win-loss record for a two-way tie with Phoenix at fifth spot.

Justin Brownlee sa his 40 points and nine boards go down the drain as the Kings absorbed their fourth straight defeat in seven games.


The Scores:

SAN MIGUEL (110) – Orlando 31, Perez 23, Fajardo 13, Lassiter 13, Romeo 9, Manuel 8, Tautuaa 7, Ross 6, Brondial 0

BARANGAY GINEBRA (102) – Brownlee 40, J. Aguilar 14, Tolentino 14, Tenorio 13, Standhardinger 8, Thompson 7, Pinto 6

QUARTERS: 20-24, 48-46, 86-73, 110-102