TERRIFIC 12: Lance stars as Liaoning crushes San Miguel in semis

Paul Lintag on Sep 21, 2019 08:38 PM
TERRIFIC 12: Lance stars as Liaoning crushes SMB in semis
Lance Stephenon was a star anew, finishing with 35 points and 10 rebounds in the dominant win against San Miguel Beer.

MACAU — San Miguel’s Terrific 12 run here ends at the hands of Lance Stephenson.

China’s Liaoning Flying Leopards smashed the Beermen Saturday at the Tap Seac Multi-sport Pavilion, winning rather convincingly, 111-89.

Behind Stephenson’s 23 points in the first half, Liaoning built a commanding 51-30 lead at the break. The game turned in the secons quarter as the Flying Leopards outscored the Beermen, 25-7.

Liaoning was never threatened in the second half, even leading by as many as 31 points.

With the victory, the Flying Leopards arranged a Terrific 12 Finals showdown against the Seoul SK Knights. Meanwhile, the Beermen will go for third place against the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions.

Lance Stephenon was a star anew, finishing with 35 points and 10 rebounds. Salah Mejri dominated inside for 21 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocks for the Flying Leopards.

The Beermen got 19 points from Terrence Romeo while Dez Wells struggled with four fouls and finished with 16 points on 7/19 shooting.

 

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