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IN PHOTOS: San Miguel Beermen celebrate PBA championship

/ 05:42 PM January 22, 2015

MANILA, Philippines—Just moments after they outclassed the Alaska Aces, 80-78, to win the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup, members of the San Miguel Beermen took to their social media accounts to share with their fans how they are celebrating the victory.

Finals Most Valuable Player Arwind Santos posted on Instagram a collage of photos featuring him with his teammates, San Miguel big boss Ramon S. Ang, and his children.

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Screengrab from Arwind Santos’ Instagram account.

Veterans Alex Cabagnot, Doug Kramer and newcomers Jeric Fortuna and David Semerad posted shared pictures of them with the championship trophy.

Screengrab from Alex Cabagnot's Instagram account.

Screengrab from Alex Cabagnot’s Instagram account.

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Screengrab from Doug Kramer’s Instagram account.

Screengrab from Jeric Fortuna's Instagram account.

Screengrab from Jeric Fortuna’s Instagram account.

Screengrab from David Semerad's Instagram account.

Screengrab from David Semerad’s Instagram account.

Rico Maierhofer posted a photo of the entire team with the hashtag Fear the Beer.

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Screengrab from Rico Maierhofer's Instagram account.

Screengrab from Rico Maierhofer’s Instagram account.

Kramer also shared photos of him and his teammates and “bash brother” Semerad wet from bathing in beer.

Screengrab from Doug Kramer's Instagram account.

Screengrab from Doug Kramer’s Instagram account.

Screengrab from Doug Kramer's Instagram account.

Screengrab from Doug Kramer’s Instagram account.

Semerad, meanwhile, posted a photo of him guarding long-time rival and Alaska ace player Calvin Abueva. The two have been gutting it out against each other since their college days in the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).

Screengrab from David Semerad's Instagram account.

Screengrab from David Semerad’s Instagram account.

Justin Chua, one of the youngest in the Beermen’s roster, posted a collage with the caption: “One in every division (I) go! I may not be the star nor play that much minutes, but (I) know deep inside (I) did my part to help the team win! To everybody who supported me, thank you!!! And lastly (I) wanna thank the MAN (upstairs) for guiding me and blessing me with these [championships] All the highs and lows always paid [off] cause [of] these trophies!!!”

Screengrab from Justin Chua's Instagram account.

Screengrab from Justin Chua’s Instagram account.

Chua has won the title in the PBA, the Southeast Asian Games, and the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP), among others.

The Beermen had to fend off the comeback and late-game rally of the Aces to notch their 20th title in the PBA. They were mentored by Leo Austria, who won his first PBA championship as head coach.

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TAGS: Alaska Aces, Alex Cabagnot, Arwind Santos, celebration, David Semerad, Doug Kramer, Instagram, Jeric Fortuna, Justin Chua, PBA, Philippine Cup, Rico Maierhofer, San Miguel Beermen
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