“I’m just really tired of losing in the quarterfinals. Four conferences in a row now. I’m getting tired of it. We just worked hard all season and we were just cut off,” Slaughter told InterAksyon.com in an exclusive interview.
The seven-foot sophomore center played huge for Ginebra, finishing with 26 points and 16 rebounds in the crucial contest. But his effort just wasn’t enough to carry his eighth-seeded Kings to a knockout game against Rain or Shine.
In the end, it was just another one in a series of setbacks for Ginebra and Slaughter is hoping that he and his team can put an end to it sometime soon....
The athletic, 6-foot-9 forward disclosed the news to InterAksyon.com in an exclusive interview.
“Yun ang focus ko, to get healthy. Individually, improve,” said Aguilar said. “Baka magpa-opera ako, so yun na yung nasa isip ko ngayon.”...
But easy is not a word that can describe their series against No. 8 Barangay Ginebra, even if it did end in one game.
“Swerte lang. We got lucky,” Guiao told sportswriters after the game....
Ginebra import Michael Dunigan split his free-throws with 1:47 left in the fourth to tie the game that sent their thousands of supporters inside Mall of Asia Arena nearer to Nirvana.
Then, a figure, running down the left side of the floor. A floor which turned to River Styx and Jeff Chan the navigator of the boat....
MANILA, Philippines—Rain or Shine overcame a hostile Ginebra team—and a hostile Ginebra crowd—92-91, eliminating PBA’s most famous team in the Commissioner’s Cup playoffs on Saturday evening at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
Jeff Chan got into a gem of a defensive moment as he stole the ball from Ginebra import Michael Dunigan at the end of the shot clock and drove to his own basket for the game-winning layup with 4.9 seconds left in the game.
Painters head coach Yeng Guiao was “glad” that their one-game playoff with Ginebra was over and, he said, they all got lucky....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||5||7||0.417|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||5||5||0.500||6th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||15||8||0.652||3rd|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||7||0.364||8th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||12||12||0.500||Runner-up|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||8||9||0.471||6th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||9||6||0.600||3rd|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||8||6||0.571||3rd|