PBA: Best is yet to come for streaking Blackwater

Paul Lintag on Oct 07, 2018 08:22 PM
PBA: Best is yet to come for streaking Blackwater
After taking down Rain or Shine Sunday, Blackwater maintained its top-2 spot in the season-ending joust. But the source of more positivity is the fact that the Elite have yet to play their best game so far in the conference.

STA. ROSA, Laguna --- With a 6-1 record in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup, Blackwater certainly looks like its on its way to its best conference in franchise history.

However, the best may actually still yet to come for the Elite.

After taking down Rain or Shine Sunday, Blackwater maintained its top-2 spot in the season-ending joust. But the source of more positivity is the fact that the Elite have yet to play their best game so far in the conference.

In all six Blackwater wins so far, the locals have taken turns stepping up. 

Allein Maliksi, John Pinto, Paul Zamar, Mike Digregorio, Mac Belo, and Roi Sumang have all had individually great games this conference but they were scattered.

Maliksi, who had a nice 13-point performance for the Elite against ROS, believes that they can go off all at the same time. He's hopeful that it's just a matter of time this conference.

"Yung nangyayari ngayong conference sa team namin, every game na napapanalo namin, iba-ibang player yung nagiistep up, iba-ibang player yung pumuputok," he said.

"So mas magandang ganun yung nangyayari. Actually di pa nga kami nagkakasabay-sabay na magaganda laro eh, sana in the playoffs or sa mga susunod na games pa magsabay-sabay na para mas maganda yung standings," Maliksi added.

With a 6-1 record, Maliksi and the Elite are not quite satisfied just yet.

They want more, much more.

"6-1 syempre happy kami na nasa ganung standing kami, nag-improve kami compared to last conference and sa All-Filipino," he said.

"But hindi pa rito natatapos yung conference at yung goal namin which is makapasok ng playoffs, maka-advance ng quarters, ng semis, and to the Finals," Maliksi added.

 


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