June Mar Fajardo sets PBA mark, bags Finals MVP award

MANILA, Philippines---To no one's surprise, June Mar Fajardo was named Finals MVP in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup. Fajardo showed why he's the most dominant player in the league today as he willed San Miguel Beer past Magnolia to a historic fifth straight All-Filipino title on Wednesday night. The 29-year-old Fajardo also put his name in the record books with another performance to remember in the Beermen's 72-71 squeaker in Game 7 with a PBA record 31 rebounds that went with 17 points. Fajardo averaged 22.9 points, 19.1 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in the series in which San Miguel had to come back from a 3-2 series deficit. The Cebuano giant now has three Finals MVPs and seve...

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