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PBA: Annoying antics just part of the game says Arwind

By Paul Lintag on Apr 10, 2019 08:53 PM

“Okay lang sige, ganun gusto nila walang problema. Kanina nga si Jayson [Castro], inaaproach niya ako sabi niya, ‘Arwind wag na ganun, lamang naman kayo eh,’ ganyan. Pag na-pikon mga kasama mo, di ko na problema yun, kasanalan na nila yun. Part ng game yun eh, nothing personal naman,” — Arwind Santos.

Despite scoring just seven points on 3/10 shooting, Arwind Santos was at the top of his game when it came to shenanigans and pretty much annoyed the entire TNT roster in Game 3 of their 2019 PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals Wednesday at the Big Dome.

Arwind got into it against multiple players, but the most impactful was against Kelly Williams in the third quarter.

Kelly even ended up slamming Arwind to the court out of frustration. Fortunately enough, it didn’t escalate to anything uglier.

Santos, who can be pretty annoying, says his antics are just part of the game.

If you fall for it, it’s your fault.

“Kahit hindi ako masyado naka-focus sa opensa, ginawa ko yung part ko sa depensa tsaka sa pangbu-bully, asaran hanggang sa dulo. Muntik na nga maging wrestling yung laban,” Santos said.

“Okay lang sige, ganun gusto nila walang problema. Kanina nga si Jayson [Castro], inaaproach niya ako sabi niya, ‘Arwind wag na ganun, lamang naman kayo eh,’ ganyan. Pag na-pikon mga kasama mo, di ko na problema yun, kasanalan na nila yun. Part ng game yun eh, nothing personal naman,” he added.

Arwind’s antics didn’t end up in vain as the Beermen, the defending four-time champion of the Philippine Cup, escaped TNT in the quarterfinals, 2-1.

San Miguel was on target for the whole of Game 3, pummeling the KaTropa starting from the opening period on their way to a decisive 96-86 win.

“Talagang gusto namin manalo kasi ayaw namin masayang yung effort namin,” Santos said.

“China-challeneg kami ng Talk ‘N Text eh. Kaya nga pinatunayan lang namin na kahit papaano, yung tagal ng samahan namin, sa dami na ng narating namin, ayaw namin masayang yun kaya ginawa lang namin lahat [para manalo],” he added.

 

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