Final Score: San Miguel 89—93 Meralco (Game 3 - June 9, 2024) // PBA Season 48 Philippine Cup Finals

The PBA Philippine Cup Finals are set for another explosive chapter as the Meralco Bolts look to bounce back from a heartbreaking defeat and the San Miguel Beermen aim to seize control of the series in a crucial Game 3 showdown on Sunday.

Find out how to watch, live stream or TV channel and game time information for the matchup between San Miguel and Meralco.
  • Date: Sunday, June 9, 2024
  • Time: 6:15 pm
  • Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum
  • TV: RPTV / PBA Rush on Cignal TV
  • Live Stream: Pilipinas Live (Android / iOS)



Results and Scores


SMB
89
FINAL SCORE
93
MER
Quarter Scores: San Miguel vs. Meralco (June 9, 2024)
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 TOTAL
San Miguel Beermen 24 22 24 19 89
Meralco Bolts 28 20 23 22 93
[Game Stats]

Game 3 Highlights


Watch the game highlights between San Miguel Beermen and Meralco Bolts in the Finals of the 2024 PBA Philippine Cup.


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Game 3 Preview


The intense battle between the Meralco Bolts and the San Miguel Beermen continues as they face off in the crucial Game 3 of the 48th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup Finals on Sunday. Both teams are eager to gain the upper hand in the series, with the showdown set for 6:15 p.m. at the Araneta Coliseum.

In a dramatic turn of events, the Beermen snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in Game 2, overcoming a four-point deficit with just 22 seconds remaining to secure a 95-94 win over the Bolts. This thrilling escape act tied the series at 1-1, denying Meralco a potential 2-0 lead following their 93-86 upset in Game 1.

CJ Perez was instrumental in San Miguel's comeback, delivering a career-high 34 points. Marcio Lassiter added the finishing touch with a crucial three-pointer with just 13.2 seconds left, helping the Beermen edge out the Bolts and level the series.

Despite the setback, the Meralco Bolts remain determined as they prepare for Game 3. Cliff Hodge, who scored 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting in Game 2, is a pivotal player for Meralco. His outstanding performance, although in vain last game, exemplifies the Bolts' resilience and fighting spirit.

Game 3 is critical for both teams. For Meralco, it is an opportunity to regain the lead and build momentum. For San Miguel, it is a chance to capitalize on their Game 2 victory and take control of the series. The Beermen will rely on the veteran presence of CJ Perez and the clutch shooting of Marcio Lassiter to continue their winning ways.

As the series progresses, fans can expect more thrilling action and dramatic moments. Both teams are showcasing their talents and determination, making every game a must-watch event. With the series tied, Game 3 is set to be a pivotal clash that could shape the outcome of the 2024 PBA Philippine Cup Finals.