PBA: June Mar on clutch fadeaway: "Swerte minsan"
Paul Lintag on Jun 03, 2018 10:25 PM
"Ganun talaga, nandyan swerte paminsan-minsan," --- June Mar Fajardo.
If you thought June Mar Fajardo's fadeaway that got the lucky bounce to force overtime against Ginebra was well... lucky, you're not alone.
June Mar thinks it was a lucky shot too.
With defending champion San Miguel down two in the final seconds Sunday, Fajardo received the inbound pass and went for the fadeaway against Greg Slaughter.
The ball hit the iron first, went up, and then it went it. Overtime.
The Beermen took the win after an additional five minutes.
"Kasi ilang seconds na lang yun, handoff ko sana kay Alex [Cabagnot] kaya lang na-deny si Alex kaya nag-tun ako. Swerte na shoot yung tira," Fajardo said.
"Ganun talaga, nandyan swerte paminsan-minsan," he added.
What's not luck though is the fact that Fajardo scored 24 points and grabbed 19 rebounds.
The Beermen have also won back-to-back games now after a 0-3 start. Thr champs are starting to roll.
But as per usual, June Mar is keeping things low-key for San Miguel.
"Try namin best namin makakuha ng maraming panalo," he said.
"Sana pero malalakas kalaban eh so di mo basta masasabi na mananalo agad," Fajardo added.
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