THE San Miguel Beermen had just won their first championship in three years, but they've achieved yet several milestones — again — for the franchise.

They've won their 10th PBA, the most by any team in the league, and also bagged their 28th title overall.

This latest victory can be considered one of the toughest for the franchise as the team was pushed to the limit as the Beermen were in fact, trailing 3-2, against TNT before winning it in seven games.

Five times, the Beermen were in this scenario and eventually won a seven-game series.

In the 1988 Open Conference, San Miguel Beer, an emerging power in the league, denied Purefoods a Cinderella finish as they won the last two straight games of their best-of-seven championship series to get the job done.

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Up against Ginebra in the 2009 Fiesta Conference Finals series, the Beermen overcame a 3-2 deficit to eventually turn back the Gin Kings coached by their former mentor, Jong Uichico, in the next two games to win the title.

Their previous championship three years ago right after winning their latest one, was also achieved the hard way as the Beermen came back from a 3-2 deficit and won their next two games to thwart the Magnolia Hotshots in seven games and bagged their fifth straight All-Filipino title.

A seven-game victory after coming off from a 3-2 deficit, was also completed by San Miguel in the 2017 Philippine Cup semifinal round before winning over TNT to return to the final round.

It's mission accomplished for San Miguel, according to sports director Alfrancis Chua, but the task of winning more will start right away as the Beermen are now setting their sights for the Commissioner's Cup.

They'll be pinning their hopes on NBA veteran Thomas Robinson, a first round draftee in the NBA 10 years ago (fifth overall) and has played in six NBA teams — Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Portland Trailblazers, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and LA Lakers.