Now, talks of a grand slam began to pervade the air moments after that 102-90 Game 6 win last Friday in a win where the team’s big three in Chris McCullough, June Mar Fajardo and Christian Standhardinger, combined for 72 points and 32 rebounds in a rare show of their dominance simultaneously on a given night.
He spent most of the past campaign recovering from a left Achilles tendon tear in January 2018 but played 30 games for Golden State before suffering a torn quadriceps in the second game of the playoffs that sidelined him until the opening game of the NBA Finals, which the Warriors lost to Toronto.
"Credit to my boys for this win. They wanted to prove something. We really had a good game against Letran, but they really wanted to prove to themselves that the win against Letran was not a fluke. This gave us a lot of confidence going to the game against LPU on Tuesday," said Fernandez.
Jones played pretty well in the first three quarters, enabling the KaTropa to dominate the Beermen most of the time. However, Jones’ crucial turnovers and misses at the finish put to waste his near triple-double effort of 35 markers, 17 rebounds and eight assists plus four blocks and two steals.
Given their good showing in the team’s tuneup games last week in Spain, Bolick and Perez, both rookies in international stage, found themselves in strong position to clinch slots in the 12-man team vying in the biggest basketball showpiece set to begin on August 31 in eight key Chinese cities.
Ramirez first visited the Subic Boardwalk which will be the venue for triathlon, duathlon, open water swim and modern pentathlon, followed by the Subic covered court gym that will be the venue for sepak takraw and Subic courts which will host the beach handball and beach volleyball competitions of the biennial meet.