Kiefer wanted that Christmas win so he took it
Paul Lintag on Dec 25, 2017 06:47 PM
"You don't want to travel all the way here in the Philippine Arena, a great environment, to just play and not give it 100 percent. Pagpasok namin dito, ready kami to play and to win." --- Kiefer Ravena.
BOCAUE, Bulacan --- It would have been a bummer if Kiefer Ravena's first Christmas Day game, at the Philippine Arena here no less, ended with a loss.
That's why the Phenom made sure he and the rest of the NLEX Road Warriors were walking away with the W against the Globaport Batang Pier.
"It's Christmas, and it's nice to have family around. Of course going to the game, everybody wanted a win, Ravena said.
"You don't want to travel all the way here in the Philippine Arena, a great environment, to just play and not give it 100 percent. Pagpasok namin dito, ready kami to play and to win," he added.
The Phenom certainly did his part on helping NLEX secure its second win in as many games in the All-Filipino.
The no. 2 overall pick fired a game-high 20 points to go along with five assists and four steals in the victory.
"We all wanted that Christmas gift, which is a win. Hopefully we can continue this," he said.
"It's always nice to go home after a win, no matter how it was won. Nandito pa yung family ko so it was nice for us to win and celebrate for the holidays. It's nice to play on a Christmas Day," Ravena added.
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