PBA: Brownlee lifts Ginebra past SMB with another triple-double


Posted at Oct 13 2019 10:29 PM

Barangay Ginebra hacked out a 129-124 victory over San Miguel Beer Sunday night at Araneta Coliseum to snap the Beermen's unbeaten run in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup. 

After squandering an 18-point lead, the Gin Kings had to grind it out in the end game to hammer out a win.

Justin Brownlee needed to come up with another triple double of 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 14 assists to help Ginebra stave off defeat.

Stanley Pringle contributed 27 points, while LA Tenorio and Japeth Aguilar chipped in 19 and 17, respectively. 

The Gin Kings improved to 2-2 while San Miguel absorbed its first loss in 5 games.

In the other game, Alaska finally breaks through with a win by defeating Rain or Shine 78-71.

Import Franko House had 22 points, while Jeron Teng backed him up with 18 markers for the Aces first win in 6 games.

Rain or Shine, backstopped by Kayel Locke's 25 points, fell to its fifth loss in 6 starts.

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