Barangay Ginebra San Miguel coach Tim Cone's prediction of a close competition rang true in the first half of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals Game 3, before the San Miguel Beermen broke it open and finished on the winning side of a 38-point humiliation (132-94), to grab a crucial 2-1 series lead.
Two-time Finals MVP Chris Ross came alive this time around (23 pts 7-13 3pt 7 reb 5 ast) to complement Renaldo Balkman's team-high 28 markers and 11 boards. Justin Brownlee's 32-point outing and Mark Caguiao's vintage performance (12 pts) went for naught for Ginebra, which suffered the worst loss in PBA Finals history (tied with 1998 SMB), according to PBA chief statistician Fidel Mangonon III.
The first 24 minutes before halftime weren't the only interesting moments of the third tussle between these rivaling sister teams. The latest edition of FHM's Caption This caught the craziest sights of the match on camera: