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June Mar Fajardo bags record-tying Finals MVP plum as San Miguel rules

Delfin Dioquino
June Mar Fajardo bags record-tying Finals MVP plum as San Miguel rules

FINALS MVP. June Mar Fajardo earns another piece of history as he leads San Miguel to its first championship in three years.

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June Mar Fajardo ties James Yap, LA Tenorio, and Danny Seigle for most Finals MVP citations in PBA history as he powers San Miguel to the Philippine Cup championship

MANILA, Philippines – Make it four Finals MVP citations for June Mar Fajardo.

Fajardo earned another Finals MVP award after steering San Miguel to its first championship in three years as they overcame TNT in seven games to rule the Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, September 4.

The runaway winner for the Best Player of the Conference honors, Fajardo dominated the best-of-seven affair with averages of 19 points, 16.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.1 blocks.

Fajardo capped the title series with all-around numbers of 19 points, 18 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 blocks as he helped power the Beermen to a convincing 119-97 win in Game 7.

He bested teammates CJ Perez and Marcio Lassiter to forge a four-way tie with James Yap, LA Tenorio, and Danny Seigle for most Finals MVP plums in PBA history.

San Miguel blasts TNT in Game 7 to reclaim All-Filipino title

San Miguel blasts TNT in Game 7 to reclaim All-Filipino title

– Rappler.com

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Delfin Dioquino

Delfin Dioquino dreamt of being a PBA player, but he did not have the skills to make it. So he pursued the next best thing to being an athlete – to write about them. He took up journalism at the University of Santo Tomas and joined Rappler as soon as he graduated in 2017.