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Ginebra mauls Magnolia in latest "Clasico" installment

Justin Brownlee helped Ginebra torch slumping Magnolia. Nikki Collantes
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Ginebra posted its biggest "Manila Clasico" win in three years, bludgeoning Magnolia, 104-84, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night.

The Barangay banked on a 35-point third quarter to pull away from the surprisingly reeling Hotshots.

Justin Brownlee dropped 35 points, eight rebounds, four assists, one steal, and one block for Ginebra, who broke out of its own slump and moved up to 3-5.

LA Tenorio added 22 points, six rebounds, five assists, and one steal.

Justin Jackson made 21 markers, 15 boards, four dimes, one block, and one steal for Magnolia, but he only made 3-of-8 free throws as the team now found itself in a tie with Columbian for seventh place at 4-5.

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