PBA: Standhardinger "100 percent" as SMB gears up for title run

Paul Lintag on Jul 14, 2018 09:20 PM
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In Game 1 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals against Alaska, the Beermen finally had top pick Christian Standhardinger in action.

San Miguel's super team is fully operational again.

In Game 1 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals against Alaska, the Beermen finally had top pick Christian Standhardinger in action.

Standhardinger has missed most of his first PBA conference due to nagging knee issues.

But Christian's knee is fine now and the Beermen are scarier than ever in the playoffs.

Playing his first game back, Standhardinger had instant impact, scoring nine points and grabbing five rebounds in 11 and half minutes.

All nine points came in the second quarter as he helped the Beermen gain some cushion over Alaska.

"It just felt good to be out there again and yes, it was also excitingm" Standhardinger said,

"I felt like we had the game under control the whole time and we have to play like that again to have good chances to get the victory," he added.

As for his knee, Christian says it's better than ever.

The extra time he took to recover is certainly worth it as the Beermen gear up for their latest title run.

"It feels good. I'm 100 percent healthy now and I can go however long they wanna play me. They just let me know and I go," he said.

"My knee is good, 100 percent recovered," Standhardinger added.

 

 

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