Paul Lee takes blame for letting Game 3 slip away from Magnolia

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Magnolia ended up blowing an 18-point lead while also falling short on its late comeback from 11 points down and Lee feels the Hotshots beat themselves for letting what was supposed to be the series-clinching game slip from their fingertips.“For me, it was as if we beat ourselves. First, we gave up an offensive rebound to Scottie (Thompson) that tied the game and then, of course my big turnover,” he said.“But at least, we know how we lost and our approach going into the next game won’t chance. We’ll just keep moving forward.”Game 4 is on Friday night at Ynares Center in Antipolo.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Tenorio, Brownlee push Ginebra past Magnolia to avoid PBA semis sweep Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 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 Lee put himself at fault for his costly turnover and missed attempt from way beyond-the-arc inside the last 35 seconds of the game.“I just took my chance and I missed it. The loss is on me,” Lee told reporters after scoring 17 points. “It’s my responsibility being one of the veterans and especially that coach (Chito Victolero) was thrown out.”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 ChrissWith a chance to regain the lead, Lee threw an errant pass with 33 seconds left that ultimately resulted to Gin Kings guard LA Tenorio sinking the go-ahead floater, 105-103, with 14.9 seconds left.The Hotshots had another opportunity but Lee opted to take a quick and long triple that barely hit the front of the rim. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Magnolia star Paul Lee didn’t point any fingers at anyone but to himself following the Hotshots’ heartbreaking 107-103 loss to Barangay Ginebra in Game 3 of their 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals series on Wednesday night.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown LATEST STORIES Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View comments Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumlast_img

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