San Miguel, Magnolia on level playing field in Game 7, says June Mar Fajardo

first_imgLATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Arwind Santos, SMB raring to pull off another title series comeback Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid View comments Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—San Miguel’s journey in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup has been one of its toughest in the last five years.The Beermen experienced fair share of challenges in their first four Philippine Cup campaigns under Leo Austria and this season hasn’t had any shortage of adversities.ADVERTISEMENT Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Fajardo, a two-time Finals MVP, added that no team will hold any advantage over the other in Game 7 as winning a do-or-die for all the marbles boils down to which team has the greater desire.“There really is no advantage because they beat us three times, it’s really a level field” said Fajardo, who finished with 23 points and 18 rebounds. “The one who will win is whoever will give their best in Game 7.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Its 7-4 finish for the No. 5 spot in the standings was the lowest San Miguel finished in the elimination round under Austria and reigning five-time MVP June Mar Fajardo knows all too well that the Beermen did have a hard time this conference.This will be the third Game 7 in a Philippine Cup final that Austria’s Beermen will undertake after going back-and-forth against Magnolia through six games with neither team able to win two in a row so far.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“It was hard, it was really hard because the other teams have improved so much, there are no weak teams now,” said Fajardo in Filipino after leading the Beermen to a 98-86 win over the Hotshots Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“Magnolia is a really strong team, and reaching Game 7 is hard enough. Magnolia is tough, and you really can’t underestimate them.” MOST READlast_img

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