Arwind on near collapse vs. Kia: Pinasarap lang ang laban
Paul Lintag on Feb 23, 2018 08:23 PM
"Mabuti na lang. Pinasarap lang ang laban." --- Arwind Santos.
During his time in the PBA and in basketball in general, Arwind Santos has seen his fair share of blown leads that have led to epic collapses.
On Friday, his Beermen looked to be on their way to one of those as they lost a 26-point lead to the unconventional Kia Picanto, and found themselves down by three with less than a minute to go.
Fortunately, Super Marcio came and saved the day for San Miguel and Arwind can go home and celebrate the birthday of his wife with a smile on his face.
"Sa tagal ko na naglalaro maraming mga muntik-muntik na yan eh. Mabuti ngayon hindi kami na-muntikan," Santos said after the three-time defending All-Filipino champions escaped the lowly Picanto, 108-106.
"Hay nako. Mabuti na lang God is good at nanalo kami, na-shoot ni Marcio, ang ganda nung pasa ni Ross," he added.
As Kia went on a furious rally in the fourth quarter, Arwind admitted to being nervous in the middle of it all.
However, all's well that ends well.
"Kinabahan, konti. Syempre tao tayo pag di tayo kinabahan manhid na tayo di ba," he said.
"Mabuti na lang. Pinasarap lang ang laban," Santos added.
Now it's off to his wife's birthday celebration for Arwind.
"Mabuti na lang nanalo kami at birthday niya ngayon, siya magbabayad di na ako. Basta siya magbabayad kaya order lang ako ng order niyan," he said.
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