PBA: Compton after 29-point win: "I'd rather be up 2-1"
Paul Lintag on Dec 09, 2018 10:31 PM
"Don't get me wrong, I'm glad we won, it's better to win, it's a great coaching strategy, but we're still down 2-1," --- Alex Compton.
ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal --- From a casual fan's point of view, the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup Finals hasn't necessarily delivered some quality games just yet.
Two games have ended in blowouts and the other one only had scores in the 70s.
Still, as the Finals get more heated and games become more crucial, Alaska head coach Alex Compton guarantees that it's just going to get better down the stretch.
Well not really better per se, but the games will get harder and harder to win for sure. No more 29-point blowouts.
"I can almost guarantee you that there won't be another game like this," Compton said after his Aces scored a convincing 100-71 win Sunday at the Ynares Center here.
Alaska's 29-point win allowed them to cut the series deficit in half, 1-2.
"They're too good, too well-coached, too talented. We just made some shots. I expect Game 4 to be a lot like Game 2," Compton added.
The Aces' 29-point win probably won't mean much in the grand scheme of things if they can't follow it up come Game 4.
It's the Hotshots that still control the Finals despite taking a beating in Antipolo after all.
"If you asked me, would I rather won this game by that score or be up 2-1? I'd rather be up 2-1," Compton said.
"Don't get me wrong, I'm glad we won, it's better to win, it's a great coaching strategy, but we're still down 2-1," he added.
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