Fajardo vows no letup for Gilas

first_imgLATEST STORIES View comments Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano 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 Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gilas clinched their spot in the next round after beating Japan, 89-84, to up their record to 3-1 in Group B, ensuring a top-three finish in the group stages with two games to spare.“We can’t afford to lay low, we have to win all the games before the second round.”Fajardo, who finished with seven points, five rebounds, one steal, and one block, added their win against the Akatsuki 5 was of utmost importance after they lost to Australia 84-68 on Thursday.“This was a big help for us and we have to build up momentum going into the second round,” said Fajardo calmly.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Embattled Blatche redeems self in PH win over Japan Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed There’s a stark contrast between the June Mar Fajardo inside the playing court and the one outside of it.ADVERTISEMENT Outside, Fajardo is a gentle giant, who almost shies away from any form of tension.Fajardo, however, changes his mentality when he’s within the dimensions of the parquet floor,  unleashing a personality that his nickname sums up: “The Kraken.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkAnd the four-time PBA MVP said he and his teammates in Gilas Pilipinas will still have that killer attitude in the group stages of the Fiba World Cup Qualifiers despite clinching a spot in the second round.“We’ll still go hard every game because we need to win every game as much as possible,” said Fajardo in Filipino Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img