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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Simon,James and barocca do-or-die mentality helped San Mig Coffee win

Big Game James started the ball rolling. His Scoring Apostle was there to finish the job.

The San Mig Super Coffee Mixers leaned on their two scoring stars James Yap and Peter June Simon to close out Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in Game Seven of their PLDT Home DSL Philippine Cup semifinals series.

Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Yap scored 24 of his 30 points in the first half, while Simon had 15 of his 28 in the final period.

For Simon, seeing Yap catch fire gave him an added boost.

“Si James yung talagang leader namin, kapag maganda laro niya gaganahan ka rin talaga,” said Simon.

“Too much James and PJ tonight,” San Mig Coffee coach Tim Cone said after the game. “I’ve never seen a shooting performance by two guys like that before in my life.”

For Simon, the Mixers’ experience in big games was their true edge against Ginebra.

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