Sol after Game 3: We haven't done anything yet
Paul Lintag on Feb 14, 2017 08:21 AM
"I mean, we gotta win three more so one game at a time. We know that they're [Star] gonna come back and the next one is a must-win as well." --- Sol Mercado.
Finally winning a game in the Manila Clasico semis is good and all but don't expect the Gin Kings to be celebrating any time soon.
That's because Ginebra is still down in the series, 1-2, and that means the job is far from over.
Not even close.
"We haven't done anything yet," Game 3 hero Sol Mercado said.
"I mean, we gotta win three more so one game at a time. We know that they're [Star] gonna come back and the next one is a must-win as well," he added.
Going down 0-2 in a best-of-7 really takes it out of you. The room for effor is practically gone and it's basically a do-or-die game moving forward.
Sure the Gin Kings avoided a 0-3 hole but their incredible Game 4 effort would literally go down the drain if they allow themselves to get buried in a 1-3 hole especially agaisnt a Star team that has won eight of its last nine games.
"You can't go down 3-1 so we gotta forget about this one. We can't be too happy," Mercado said.
"We just did what we needed to do to stay in the series," he added.
Ginebra's next must-win game against the Hotshots is scheduled for Wednesday at the Big Dome.
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