San Miguel Beer outlasted Talk ‘N” Text in two overtimes, 127-125, to tie their Philippine Basketball Association best-of-seven finals series, 1-1, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday night.
Terrence Romeo led the Beermen with 34 points, including a game-tying three-point shot at the end of regulation period that sent the game to overtime with the score at 106 all.
It was Alex Cabagnot’s turn to save the game for San Miguel Beer with his buzzer-beating layup at the end of the first overtime that made it 114-all.
In the second overtime, SMB import Chris McCullough split his charities with 10 seconds left to give his team a two-point cushion, 127-125.
KaTropa Jason Castro missed two consecutive treys in the ensuing play that sealed the Beermen’s win.