Chito Victolero, Magnolia ‘stay positive’ ahead of Game 7

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. “They dominated us in second chance points and offensive rebounds,” Victolero said.The Beermen hauled down 53 rebounds as compared to the Hotshots’ 40 while also scoring 31 second chance points.“We just try to stay positive. The Xs and Os will be secondary [come Game 7]. I told my players let’s just enjoy the game.”ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero stayed upbeat despite the Hotshots’ loss to San Miguel Beer on Sunday that paved way for a Game 7 in the PBA Philippine Cup Finals.Victolero said he still liked what he saw from his team when it came back from 21 points down in the first half that threatened San Miguel Beer entering the fourth quarter.ADVERTISEMENT Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener PLAY LIST 01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance00:50Trending Articles02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES “It boils down to one game. Do-or-die game on Wednesday. We’re still positive,” he said after a 98-86 loss to the Beermen at Araneta Coliseum. “We know that it’s not going to be easy. Good thing is we have another opportunity.”“I love our effort we were down by 18 and trimmed it down to six. It’s just that the lead was too big and it’s hard for us to win like that.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsVictolero attributed the loss to his team’s inability to control the boards a crucial department of the game that San Miguel dominated thanks to its reigning five-time MVP June Mar Fajardo.Fajardo dominated the paint, finishing with 23 points and 18 rebounds, 11 of which came on the offensive glass. Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting View comments MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card Beermen hold off Hotshots to force Game 7last_img read more