Marcio Lassiter was a non-factor as San Miguel surrendered the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup championship to Ginebra on Wednesday.
The veteran sharpshooter was off the mark all game long, going scoreless after missing each and every one of his 12 shots.
Of course, Lassiter himself was the first to admit that he needs to do better. “Obviously, you want to do better than this,” he told reporters post-game
Giving credit where credit is due, though, the Beermen’s swingman said that the Gin Kings’ defense made it a point to shut him down. As he put it, “Credit to Ginebra. They played good defense tonight and they were able to win.”
And so, all that’s left for Lassiter is to get to gearing up for redemption in the upcoming Governor’s Cup. “We’re gonna be working hard, we’re gonna be playing how we need to play because we want to make it to the Finals. That’s the goal, every conference, make it to the Finals,” he shared.
He then continued, “That’s what we need to do in the next conference – make it to the Finals and then win it.”
Chris Ross, who himself went missing with no points in 0-for-5 shooting, could only agree. “Just because we didn’t win the Grand Slam doesn’t mean our season’s not a success. Not every team wins a championship and we’ve already won one,” he said, talking about the Philippine Cup championship they won last conference.
He then continued, “We’re looking forward to try to win another one.”
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