Fighting spirit, hope and courage is the best arm of Phoenix Fuel Master to def. Globalport, 101-99 (RECAP) at last minute of the game December 28, 2016.
Phoenix once more on the verge of a demeaning defeat, a veteran voice created positive the Fuel Masters wouldn’t go down as afterthoughts.
Cyrus Baguio, despite enjoying awfully within the 1st 3 quarters, contend an enormous role not solely on the stat sheets however conjointly within the Fuel Masters’ intangibles in their 101-99 conclusion over Globalport.
Baguio, a 13-year-veteran and winner of 3 titles, same weekday the Fuel Masters’ on-court communication was key after they rallied from twenty six points down within the fourth quarter.
“Kanina pinag-uusapan namin nickel Willie (Wilson), ‘anong nangyayari SA atin?’ kasi medyo nagkaka-problema SA depensa. (I was reprehension Willie earlier and that i told him, ‘what’s happening?’ as a result of we tend to were having issues with our defense),” same Baguio at Cuneta dome. “Tahimik kasi SA loob, Nakikita namin nickel Willie na hindi nag-uusap kaya Nung pinasok ako talagang nag huddle Kami (They were quiet within the court and Willie and that i saw that they weren’t reprehension one another thus after I got within I created positive that we might huddle up).”
“Sabi KO ‘tulung-tulong tayo, gawin natin lahat at mag-usap tayo (I told them that we should always work along, let’s do everything right, and let’s talk).”
Baguio had a miserable shooting performance within the 1st 3 quarters, however he created up for it within the fourth wherever he scored all seven of his markers.
He regenerate simply 2 of his 9 associate attempt|tries} however those number of shots came in an opportune time because it was within the latter a part of Phoenix’ 40-12 game-closing run.
Baguio same the comeback is vital to the expansion of the team.
“At least na-feel din Nung mga bago, lalo Na mga rookies, Na pag ganitong state of affairs sanay Na yung team (At least the new guys, particularly the rookies, felt what it’s wish to be during this situation),” same Baguio. “Konting effort pa expertise|and knowledge|and skill} para gumanda pa yung team (This team simply has to provides a very little a lot of effort and acquire somewhat little bit of experience to improve).”
PHOENIX 101 – Borboran 23, Wright 19, Enciso 14, Intal 9, Baguio 7, J. Wilson 7, Alolino 6, Torres 5, Lanete 5, Caperal 4, Hayes 2, W. Wilson 0.
GLOBALPORT 99 – Romeo 32, Pringle 15, Pennisi 12, Quinahan 10, Pessumal 10, Canaleta 8, Mamaril 4, Maierhofer 4, Cortez 4, Aban 0.
Quarters: 20-22, 42-53, 61-84, 101-99.