PBA Finals: Balkman blows top talking about final three minutes
Philip Matel on Aug 05, 2018 11:27 PM
Renaldo Balkman also resorted to hyperbole discussing those final three minutes, telling what he really thinks.
San Miguel reinforcement Renaldo Balkman vented out his frustrations over the final three minutes of Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals.
As his team was up 83-78, the Beermen failed to score in the final 3:16, and at the same time Ginebra ventured on a 9-0 run to seal the deal.
During that stretch, the former New York Knick showed signs of frustration over non-calls, which may have led to quick buckets on the other side of the floor.
Balkman also resorted to hyperbole discussing those final three minutes, telling what he really thinks.
"That's wild. That's the wildest thing... That's the wildest thing I've seen in my life."
Balkman also added that there was nothing to be ashamed of.
"We gotta win. We didn't lose that game. We didn't lose. We did not lose that tonight. It wasn't on us tonight, that was definite."
However, even though down 3-2, the Puerto Rican forward told his teammates to keep their heads up and seize the opportunity to force a Game 7 on Friday.
"We win as a team, we lose as a team, we're going to play the game... It's a must-win for us on Wednesday. You say we're down 3-2 but it's not over yet. They got to beat us one more time, then we'll call it quits."
"Lucky that we have one more chance at Game 7, I mean it's not over yet. I know there's a lot of you counting us out. I have to tell you right now, don't count us not, at all. At all."
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