PBA Finals: No excuses on Game 7 says Ross
Paul Lintag on May 12, 2019 10:10 PM
“It's one game, winner-take-all. In the Finals, you can't ask for anything better than that,” — Chris Ross.
San Miguel Beer is one win away from history.
After winning Game 6 to send the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup Finals to a Game 7, the Beermen are close to extending their own record with five straight All-Filipino titles.
With a shot at immortality at hand, the Beermen don’t need any special reason to try and go for yet another title.
They know for themselves what they need to do to get the job done and the desire to win is always there.
“A lot of people have been doubting us throughout this series and throughout the last couple of years, saying a lot of things about us. We hear all of it, but we're all self-motivated,” guard Chris Ross said.
“In our locker room, we keep ourself motivated, and any of the outside talk doesn't really get to us,” he added.
After never leading in this series, the Beermen get a golden opportunity by way of a one-game playoff for the title.
All of the team’s struggles from earlier in these Finals won’t matter if they pull off a deciding win in Game 7.
“I mean Game 7, there's no excuses. People say you're tired, people say this or that, there's no excuses. It's Game 7. It's everything you worked for in the offseason, everything you worked for in the eliminations, every practice, it all boils down to this,” Ross said.
“It's one game, winner-take-all. In the Finals, you can't ask for anything better than that,” he added.
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