PBA: Durham, Bolts show own brand of "NSD" after surviving 6 straight KO games

Paul Lintag on Nov 10, 2018 05:48 AM
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Since a six-game slide for a 1-6 record, Meralco has won six straight knockout games, including two against Phoenix in the quarterfinal round, to make the semifinals of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup.

Allen Durham and the Bolts just won't die.

Since a six-game slide for a 1-6 record, Meralco has won six straight knockout games, including two against Phoenix in the quarterfinal round, to make the semifinals of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup.

The last of those six proved to be the hardest, as the Bolts had to overcome a 16-point second half deficit, and a seven-point hole in the last three minutes, to win in overtime.

"What a game right? Crazy game," import Allen Durham said,

"We just got heart. We could have been down so many times before we got to this game but the guys, they dug down we just showed that we are resilient and we are a good team. I’m proud of everybody in that locker room," he added.

Durham did the heavy lifting to tow Meralco to the semis.

In the do-or-die against the Fuel Masters, the reigning two-time Best Import finished with 32 points, 21 rebounds, and nine assists.

Meralco takes a break from knockout games now as they now prepare for Alaska in a best-of-5 series with a Finals slot on the line.

"We've been here before," Durham said.

"We just got to keep fighting. Whatever the score is in the end, that’s something we have to live with. We gonna fight until the clock says zero," he added.

 

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