MANILA, Philippines – After a subpar first three quarters, Terrence Romeo got here alive within the fourth quarter as San Miguel Beer secured a seat within the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Monday.
Romeo completed with 22 factors, 15 of which got here within the closing body, permitting the Beermen to tug away and funky down the red-hot Phoenix Gas Masters.
“I actually had it in my thoughts to be aggressive and the photographs I made had been actually my photographs. I am grateful to educate Jorge as a result of despite the fact that I could not discover my recreation within the first half, his confidence was nonetheless there within the second half. My teammates additionally made it simple for us to execute our performs,” the flashy guard mentioned in Filipino after the 117-96 win over Phoenix.
“The coach all the time tells me my shot will come. I apply all of them and my mentality does not change even after I’m not there. So long as I can put it up, even when there is a defender in entrance of me, I believe it is a good shot. So long as it is available in.”
However extra spectacular than Romeo’s rating was that he additionally supplied eight assists.
“When Terrence was doubled and tripled, he handed the ball to his open teammates…I recognize all of them for all these additional passes,” Gallent mentioned.
New import Bennie Boatwright led with 26 factors and 16 rebounds, whereas CJ Perez and Jericho Cruz added 20 and 15 factors, respectively. Don Trollano scored 12.
The Beermen performed unselfish basketball, recording 28 assists with solely six turnovers.
“I actually give credit score to my teammates as a result of each time the ball is in my arms and I attempt to create one-on-ones, they (Phoenix) collapse, so after I get the ball to Marcio, CJ, Jericho, all of them “There is a shot,” mentioned Romeo.
“If we play like that, with excellent ball motion, I believe we might be troublesome to defend.”