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June Mar Fajardo sets PBA mark, bags Philippine Cup Finals MVP award

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 10:37 PM May 15, 2019
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June Mar Fajardo wins another finals MVP award. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—To no one’s surprise, June Mar Fajardo was named Finals MVP in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup.

Fajardo showed why he’s the most dominant player in the league today as he willed San Miguel Beer past Magnolia to a historic fifth straight All-Filipino title on Wednesday night after a 72-71 Game 7 squeaker.

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The 29-year-old Fajardo also put his name in the record books with another performance to remember with a PBA record 31 rebounds that went with 17 points.

Fajardo averaged 22.9 points, 19.1 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in the series in which San Miguel had to come back from a 3-2 series deficit.

The Cebuano giant now has three Finals MVPs and seven PBA championships.

The Beermen won their 27th championship overall.

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