PBA: Mission accomplished for San Miguel Beer

Paul Lintag on Jul 07, 2018 10:27 PM
PBA: Mission accomplished for San Miguel Beer
Following a 0-3 start, finishing in the top-6 is a mission accomplished.

Defending champion San Miguel Beer had a pretty challenging conference so far so despite taking a disappointing loss to Magnolia to end the elimination round, head coach Leo Austria is still fortunate.

For one, the Beermen are in a best-of-3 series.

Following a nightmare 0-3 start, San Miguel avoiding a playoff disadvantage is a win in the eyes of Austria.

"Parang unfortunate to fortunate dahil na-achieve pa rin namin yung mission namin to get in the best of 3. Parang nagpalit lang ng kalaban," coach Leo said.

San Miguel was all but locked in a showdown with Meralco but after the dust settled Saturday, the Beermen will have an early Finals rematch against rival TNT starting Monday.

That should be good.

"It will be hard considering every series of San Miguel against TNT, we always beat them eh. I'm sure they're thinking differently because they know they have to redeem themselves," Austria said of the KaTropa.

But San Miguel finding its way to a best-of-3 series is the huge win for the champs.

Following a 0-3 start, finishing in the top-6 is a mission accomplished.

"That's what I told the team, guys mission accomplished because from 0-3, we were able to get into the best-of-3. Kung swerte siguro naka-tie pa kami sa 2-4. Masaya na rin kami na umabot kami dito," Austria said.

 


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