Ginebra struggling with life without Justin Brownlee
Paul Lintag on Jan 09, 2017 04:14 PM
"Maraming adjustments kasi unang-una, dati si Justin [Brownlee] nandun para sa amin." --- Scottie Thompson.
Safe to say, Brgy. Ginebra is missing a familiar figure in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup.
A familiar figure that wears jersey no. 32 and goes by the name Justin Brownlee.
Struggling to put together a winning streak in the All-Filipino after winning their first championship in eight years during the Governors' Cup, the Gin Kings are longing for their prolific import as they consistently stay inconsistent in the new PBA season.
"Maraming adjustments kasi unang-una, dati si Justin [Brownlee] nandun para sa amin," Scottie Thompson said after Ginebra lost to San Miguel, dropping its record to 3-4.
"Ngayon wala na si Justin so kailangan namin mag-take over. Siguro yun yung medyo magulo sa team ngayon, yung role namin sa isa't-isa," he added addressing the locals.
Still below .500 with only four games left in the regular season, confidence hasn't left the Ginebra side entirely.
Especially with the way they played the champs Sunday night, holding them down to only 72 points and marking three-time Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo to single digits.
"Actually, si coach Tim [Cone], sabi niya sa amin kung ganito lang lagi lalaruin namin, siguro darating din ang mga panalo. Okay naman siya, siguro kailangan lang namin yung finish sa bandang huli," Thompson said.
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