David Noel came out strong finishing with a nearly triple-double stat with 29 points and 11 rebounds leading the Brgy Ginebra Kings to another victory 106-98 which moved them closer to the Motolite Fiesta Conference Championship title at the jam-packed Araneta Astrodome, absolving him after bungling three straight charities that could have won Game 4 for the Gin Kings.
The Kings has been in the lead through out the whole game, with 18 points as the biggest lead.
Tubid converted a 3-point shot with a foul to boot from Dondon Hontiveros, after a 16-3 rally of San Miguel, that boost their lead to 76-71. Gins went on a 15-6 run to reclaim a 91-77 advantage with six minutes remaining in the game.
San Miguel has been knocking at the door the whole night cutting the lead to a single point 72-71 threatening the Kings at the last quarter. Noel came to the rescue as he clinched the 6th personal foul of Gabe Freeman completing the three-point play that gave Ginebra a 98-89 lead.
Erik Menk added 18 points and seven rebounds, Chico Lanete and Ronald Tubid each contributed 14 points as the Gin Kings survived a hurting Jayjay Helterbrand with 9 points that sealed the Kings' sweet victory.
Aside from two dunks of Danny I, the Beermen was relatively quiet through out the ball game.
Mike Cortez led San Miguel with 23 points while Gabe Freeman had 16.
To Gin Kings, bring home the bacon!