If this wasn't the best semifinal best-of seven series in PBA history, then it certainly ranks right up there.
In a series where the largest winning margin of any game was a mere four points, it seemed appropriate that Game 7 between defending champion Talk 'N Text and archrival Petron Blaze would come down to the last possession with one team protecting a one-point lead.
When the smoke had cleared, the Tropang Texters emerged victorious, holding off the Blaze Boosters, 92-91, to complete their historic comeback from a 1-3 series deficit. It was the kind of ending you'd expect from a series where the winning margins over the first six games were 4, 2, 2, 3, 2, and 3 points.
"We won this series at the end of Game 4 when we told ourselves we're still in the series," winning coach Chot Reyes said. "After going down 1-3, we had no drama, no histrionics in the dugout. We just looked each other in the eye and told ourselves we still had a chance."
Fittingly, this seventh game had theRead More »from TNT completes comeback with 1-point win in Game 7