Beermen continue to reap rewards of team cohesion

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSan Miguel once again showed why it has been the gold standard for the last four years after easily dispatching Ginebra, 102-90, in Game 1 of the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals on Friday.The team has come along way since its time of disarray and what has been the biggest difference for the Beermen is everyone wanting the same thing.ADVERTISEMENT Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “We’ve already tasted the sweet fruit and we like it. Next time, we hope we can repeat this and get our second win.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES MOST READ Held to conference low, Fajardo happy to see teammates hit their mark Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Of course, we feel glad,” said Santos in Filipino. San Miguel is successful not because of one or two individuals, but because every one of us steps up. It starts from our utilities, all our coaches  why we’re playing this well. When one of us dreams, we all want to support them. And the good thing here is we have the same dream. That’s why we’re [email protected]’s @arwindsotnas speaks on the importance of this Game 1 win vs Ginebra. #PBA2018 STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk— Randolph B. Leongson (@RLeongsonINQ) March 9, 2018 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Santos led the balanced attack for San Miguel, lighting it up from distance with his 5-of-8 shooting from three to finish with 23 points, eight rebounds, and three assists.But it wasn’t just him as guys like Von Pessumal (career-high 18 points), Marcio Lassiter (17 points on a 5-of-11 three-point shooting), and Alex Cabagnot (15 points and six assists) all did their part for the Beermen to gain the 1-0 series lead.The game showed glimpse of how lethal the defending three-time all-Filipino conference champs could be when everyone is hitting their strides and Santos is hoping to see him team sustain that.“We’re happy with the way we’re playing. We can say that we’ve gone through a lot before we’re able to build our team, but now, we’re here. I hope we still play together until the end, that our game won’t change, that we will not be overconfident or relax. If we need to win, we’re showing that we can give our all and help each other.That’s exactly the attitude Santos is hoping for San Miguel aims for the 2-0 series lead on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings View commentslast_img

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