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PBA Finals Game 5 results: San Miguel stays alive against Alaska


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MANILA, Philippines - The San Miguel Beermen won Game 5 in overtime against Alaska Aces, 86-73, to extend their best-of-seven PBA Philippine Cup finals showdown on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

June Mar Fajardo
June Mar Fajardo makes surprise comeback in PBA Finals Game 5. Photo Credit: Inquirer.net
San Miguel gave Alaska its first consecutive back-to-back losses to make the finals a 3-2 series.

SMB's Arwind Santos with staggering 22 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks was named Best Player of the game.

The reigning back-to-back MVP June Mar Fajardo, who missed the first four games of the PBA Finals, made his surprise return from a knee injury late in the first quarter of fifth game.

Fajardo scored 13 points in under 17 minutes of play for the defending champions.

SMB will get a chance to tie the series in Game 6, which is scheduled on Friday, January 29.

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