June 24, 2018, 11:10 am
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Cone: Now we face the monster

COACH Tim Cone minced no words when he directed attention to the opponent his Ginebra crew is going up against in the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals.

“Now we face the monster,” said Cone, before expounding with a smile. 

“You can refer that to San Miguel (Beer) or you can refer that to June Mar (Fajardo). I don’t know what you do about that, but we got them coming up.”

The Kings start their best-of-seven battle with the San Miguel Beermen today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum and Cone was right either way.

Eliminations topnotcher SMB reiterated its might by needing just one game to dispose of eighth-ranked TNT 106-93 in their quarterfinals duel last Tuesday.

Reigning four-time MVP Fajardo, firmly on track for a sixth Best Player of the Conference award, led the team’s assault in the eliminations and reprised the role in the win over the KaTropa, tallying 35 points and 11 rebounds.

The defending champion goes into the game well-rested and amply prepared while  Ginebra has to quickly refresh its legs following a grueling quarterfinals duel with Rain or Shine that ended with the Kings’ 99-91 victory last Wednesday.

“San Miguel, what can you say?” posed Cone. “They’ve won three championships in a row in this conference for a reason. 

“You’ve watched them against TNT and TNT was playing really good basketball until that game and they were turning a big corner.  Still San Miguel stayed with them all the way and June Mar came up with 30-plus points.”

Cone’s wish for at least an extra day of rest got quashed when NLEX avoided a deciding game in its quarterfinals duel with Alaska with an 87-84 thriller Wednesday to wrap up the series in just two games.

Had Alaska won, then a deciding game would have been set today and the Kings’ semis duel with the defending champions would have started tomorrow. Then, presumably, Greg Slaughter would be fit enough to play.

“Obviously, our big question mark is whether Greg is going to play,” admitted Cone. “I would say if we’re going to play the day after tomorrow he won’t. But given another day or two I’d say he will play. But we do expect him back sometime in the series.” 

For the moment, Cone and his charges, led by LA Tenorio, Japeth Aguilar and Scottie Thompson, would have to hold the fort anew against SMB’s cast that also features Arwind Santos, Chris Ross, Marcio Lassiter and Alex Cabagnot.

“I’m just hoping we don’t fall too far behind without him so that he could make an impact. But I think that’s the big thing for us, whether Greg can play,” stated Cone. “That would really help us equalize San Miguel. He’d be the great equalizer.”

Cone is speaking from experience. The sister teams met in the finals last year with SMB riding Fajardo’s shoulders against a Slaughter-less Ginebra side to notch a 4-1 series win and retain the title for the second straight time.

Beermen coach Leo Austria is foremost among those who point out that Ginebra can survive without its seven-foot center.

“They survived Rain or Shine even without Slaughter and they even beat us in the eliminations also without Greg,” said Austria, referring to their 96-100 loss to the Kings in their lone eliminations meeting last Jan. 28.

In that game, third-string center Raymond Aguilar scored a career-high 16 points and the contentious endgame was marked by a technical on Ross for taking to the free throw line when he shouldn’t have.

Austria can’t stress enough the need for his charges to commit such a miscue and other mistakes this time around.

“I think the key for us is not to relax. Kahit sino sa kanila can explode any time. We just have to be ready,” said Austria.

Whatever happens in the opener, Cone is sure of one thing. “We know how good they are,” he said.

“They’re motivated, I’m motivated. Definitely, they’re still great and we’re gonna have a hard time. We’re hoping for a heck of a series.”
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