Ginebra learns its lesson as it fails to pounce on late-game Magnolia errors

first_img“It’s on us, we didn’t take advantage of that and they [the Hotshots] were the ones who made the most out of it,” said Tenorio who had 12 points, four rebounds, and three assists.“There’s nothing to regret in this season and we had one championship [Commissioner’s Cup] and we did what we’re supposed to do, we just came up short.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next What made the pain a little harder to bear for the Gin Kings was the game was almost theirs for the taking with nearly every break going their way.Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero was even called with a technical foul after he berated the referees for missed goaltending call on Justin Brownlee’s block on Paul Lee’s layup attempt with a little more than two minutes left in the game.Had referees called a goaltending violation on Brownlee, the Hotshots could’ve tied the game at 103. Instead, the Gin Kings took a 104-101 lead after Tenorio’s technical free throw.There was also the controversial tip-in Japeth Aguilar made after Tenorio’s missed layup, the ball looked to be above the cylinder when the follow-up happened, with 3:08 remaining that gave the Gin Kings a 101-99 lead.Tenorio said it was their mistake that they couldn’t take advantage of the late-game errors of Magnolia and that the Hotshots were the ones who showed the resolve in coming through in the clutch.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ginebra outplayed by Magnolia in PBA semis, admits Cone The Gin Kings were holding on to a 106-101 lead with that little time remaining against Magnolia in the PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals Friday at Ynares Center.And then disaster struck when the Hotshots went on an inspired 11-2 game-closing run to take the win, 112-108, and the series in four advancing to the championship round for the second time this season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissGinebra point guard LA Tenorio said they don’t have the power to turn back time and try to change everything in favor and all they can do is learn from their mistake and take that lesson into the next season.“We can’t go back to what happened, we just have to learn from it and see what’ll happen next season,” said Tenorio. MOST READ It only took a minute and 44 seconds for Barangay Ginebra’s three-peat hopes to disintegrate into fine powder.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:05SEA Games: Agatha Wong defends wushu title, scores 2nd gold for PH03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taallast_img

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