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them that’s why we stayed so fo­cused in the sec­ond half be­cause they know how easy they can come back es­pe­cially with their shoot­ing.”

Gine­bra now awaits the win­ner of the knock­out game be­tween TNT and Rain or Shine.

“Look­ing ahead, TNT will han­dle just with ease and Rain or Shine is play­ing in­cred­i­ble bas­ket­ball. It would be a tough game on Fri­day,” Cone added.

The multi-ti­tled head coach, how­ever, wants to en­sure that his play­ers stay fo­cused af­ter beat­ing a stacked San Miguel squad:

“We’re go­ing to send a mes­sage in the locker room that this was great, this was fine, we did a good job, but the job is not fin­ished yet. We have to move for­ward and get ready for the next game. It al­most has a cham­pi­onship feel to it; beat­ing San Miguel is al­most like win­ning a cham­pi­onship. But we gotta make sure we get over that so we don’t have a “cham­pi­onship hang­over” in the next se­ries.” GMA News

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