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VIDEO: Alaska forward Vic Manuel chokes SMB's David Semerad in PBA Finals Game 2



MANILA, Philippines - Alaska Aces forward player Vic Manuel has received flagrant foul penalty one for choking San Miguel Beer rookie David Semerad in the fourth quarter of PBA Philippine Cup 2015 Finals Game 2 on Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Manuel tries to strangle Semerad during Game 2 fourth quarter | Credit: Paul Mata on Twitter

Manuel admitted that the highly physical game made the Aces out of focus and lost to San Miguel, 100-86, that tied the PBA Finals.

“Focus lang kami sa game, yun sinasabi ni coach. Kaso nawawala talaga kami sa game. Na-out of focus kami kanina at naging physical na, first quarter pa lang,” said Manuel, who shot an atrocious 1-of-8 from the field to finish with a season-low two points and five rebounds.

On the other hand, Semerad said his fiery plays was his way of helping San Miguel bounced back following the team’s 82-88 overtime loss to Alaska in Game One.

WATCH: Vic Manuel strangles David Semerad on SMB vs Aces Finals 2015 (video courtesy of PBA/ TV5)

Arwind Santos led the Beermen with a team-high 22 points on 9-for-16 shooting despite getting busted open in the third quarter after a collision with Alaska star Calvin Abueva.

The Scores:

San Miguel (100): Santos 22, Lutz 20, Fajardo 15, Ross 12, Semerad 10, Lassiter 8, Cabagnot 7, Omolon 2, Pascual 2, Tubid 2, Kramer 0, Fortuna 0

Alaska (86): Thoss 16, Casio 14, Baguio 13, Hontiveros 8, Banchero 7, Jazul 5, Menk 4, Dela Cruz 4, Eman 2, Manuel 2, Dela Rosa 0, Exciminiano 0

Quarter Scoring: 32-28, 51-48, 72-70, 100-86