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Davao Occ pulls off huge Q4 blast to send MPBL Finals to rubber match

By Ivan Saldajeno

SAN JUAN, MM--Davao Occidental lived to fight another day in the MPBL National Finals after a 77-66 win over San Juan in Game 4 of the best-of-five series at the FilOil Flying V Centre on Monday night.

The Tigers erupted in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Knights, 32-13, to turn a 45-53 deficit after the third quarter into a huge comeback win.

Billy Robles fired 22 points, grabbed 18 rebounds, gave out three assists, and had one steal for Davao Occidental, which sent the series back to Davao City for the deciding match on Thursday night.

Orlan Wamar put up 19 points, two rebounds, and two assists for San Juan, which missed out on clinching the title at home.

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