Amid stellar performance, Williams credits teammates for neutralizing entire SMB arsenal
So on Thursday night, he played hard. At 35, he banged with bodies, scored relentlessly, cleaned the glass and orchestrated offense — all that as if it’s 2008.
And it seemed to have rubbed off on his teammates, especially the ones who have been through many battles.
In the tightly contested Game Five of the Philippine Cup semifinals Thursday, San Miguel’s core team — composed of June Mar Fajardo, Arwind Santos, Alex Cabagnot, Marcio Lassiter and Chris Ross — were firing on all cylinders.
But so did the KaTropa’s own. Ranidel De Ocampo, Jayson Castro, Ryan Reyes and even Larry Fonacier all registered points in that skirmish.
TNT’s bunch of old hands matched the firepower of the same Beermen quintet that steered the club to three championships in the last three seasons.