Ginebra yet to unlock full All-Filipino potential says Greg Slaughter
Paul Lintag on Feb 11, 2018 09:56 PM
"It's a really nice win over TNT, an elite team, but I can still think of more that we could get better at," --- Greg Slaughter.
After losing four of five games in the middle of the All-Filipino, Barangay Ginebra is back in business, winning back-to-back games to make its push for the playoffs.
In particular, the big three of LA Tenorio, Greg Slaughter, and Japeth Aguilar are all playing well at the same time.
Sunday during the demolition of TNT, all three stars scored at least 20 points, guiding the Gin Kings to an impressive 93-78 win.
And while the Gin Kings are starting to roll, now with a 5-4 record, Slaughter, who dropped 20 points and 14 rebounds against the KaTropa, is confident that Ginebra is not near top condition yet.
Scary for the rest of the league.
"I don't think we're peaking yet. We still got two more tough games ahead of us. We'll just take it one at a time," Slaughter said.
"It's a really nice win over TNT, an elite team, but I can still think of more that we could get better at," he added.
Moving forward, Slaughter feels like Ginebra can still get more out of its bench.
That and the big 3's continued strong play should unlock the Gin Kings full potential in the Philippine Cup.
"It may show up in the stat sheet that we scored a lot of points but there's a lot of intangible plays made by our guys off the bench," Slaughter said.
"Kevin had two really big threes. Mark had a lot of taps on loose balls. Scottie with the hustle and rebounds, it was just a team effort. Hopefully we could just gel more and get a little more production out of our bench as the season goes on," he added.
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