Champs not in trouble yet: 0-3 nga naka-recover kami eh
Paul Lintag on Feb 14, 2017 08:25 AM
Alex Cabagnot and the San Miguel Beermen have come back from a 0-3 series deficit and won. Being down 1-2 is nothing.
Yep, San Miguel is not sweating its 1-2 series deficit against TNT in the Philippine Cup semifinals.
However, the Beermen would still rather not go down 1-3 to the now confident KaTropa in a race to four.
"I told them na mabuti na lang it's a series," head coach Leo Austria said in the aftermath of their Game 3 loss to TNT Sunday.
"Sabi ko nga kailangan nila kami talunin ng dalawang beses pa para ma-eliminate kami and 0-3 nga naka-recover kami eh so mataas naman yung kanila nalalaman regarding sa ganitong sitwasyon," he added talking about his player's ability to come back.
Again, Google "Beeracle" if you have any doubts about it.
While the Beermen maintain their confidence in the series, Austria remains cautious and says the champs simply could not afford any more mistakes.
"We have to bounce back hard, or else we're in deep trouble," he said.
"3-1 mahirap na yun against TNT. Lagi nilang sinasabi na powerhouse kami, pero tignan niyo at i-compare lineups namin. Maybe sa first 5 may advantage kami, but they could play up to 1 2players na di nababago outcome ng game nila," Austria added.
Game 4 of the series is scheduled Tuesday at the MOA Arena.
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