Fajardo, Beermen confident heading into Game 4 vs KaTropa

first_imgFilipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Though the three-time PBA Most Valuable Player still normed decent numbers with 16 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks, just like in Game 2, his production wasn’t enough as the Beermen now stare at a 1-2 series deficit in their best-of-7 semifinals series.“We had lots of lapses and turnovers, but still, we’re there and it was still a close game,” he said, as the Beermen committed 19 turnovers which led to 18 easy points for TNT.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnBut just like last time, the Cebuano giant is keeping the faith with his squad, saying that San Miguel has proven itself more than capable of fighting back despite the back-to-back losses.“We’re still confident that we can bounce back and regroup from this loss,” he said. MOST READ Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Municipal councilor nabbed for indiscriminate firing in Leyte LATEST STORIES Poe chides LTFRB exec over termination of motorcycle taxi pilot study 15 Taal towns now under total lockdown Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFoul-plagued all game long, June Mar Fajardo admits TNT’s defense did its work following the San Miguel’s 98-92 Game 3 loss on Sunday.“I can feel that their defense is tightening up on me,” Fajardo said in Filipino.ADVERTISEMENT Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town 98% of residents in Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone evacuated – DILG Seigle sets milestone in TNT’s Game 3 win Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member The same goes with Fajardo’s teammates as they trust that the big man will be able to come through.“June Mar will adjust. He’s not a three-time MVP for no reason, and we’re not three-time champions for no reason,” said Chris Ross.“I can’t really comment on the calls that were made, but the big man, he’s our big man and he should be able to get calls at the end. It just didn’t happen and he wasn’t able to get any calls. We’ll see what happens in Game 4,” SMB swingman Marcio Lassiter said.Fajardo feels the next game is already a must-win for San Miguel.“It’s a must-win for us. It’s going to be difficult if they go up 3-1. We have to win,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely View commentslast_img read more