Ian Sangalang hopes Avengers won’t ruin possible Sunday endgame

first_imgSEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Paul Lee confident shoulder won’t sideline him in Game 6 Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Magnolia’s biggest weapon against San Miguel’s imposing cornerstone couldn’t help but admit that Friday night’s fracas got into the Hotshots’ heads.“The game stopped. We were knocked out of focus,” Ian Sangalang said of the incident in Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals that added to what was an already whirlwind contest featuring the Hotshots and the Beermen.ADVERTISEMENT DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentscenter_img Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “We don’t have that much of players left. I had five fouls along with Rodney,” he explained. “We just remained positive.”Sangalang finished with another double-double (18 points and 14 rebounds) in Game 5.The Hotshots big man, who was then going home with a 3-2 lead, a psychological edge under his belt, and the idea of a sound sleep awaiting him, poked fun at the incident.“I just hope the Avengers won’t be storming the court on Sunday,” he said.“Maybe Thanos is already there.”ADVERTISEMENT A man donning a “Spider-Man” costume holding a sign that read “Vote! Love!” stormed onto center court, hitting San Miguel’s June Mar Fajardo and stopping the game which Magnolia was in control of, 84-76.The incident, which lasted for a few minutes, seemed to have afforded the Beermen a boost. The four-time champions rallied back and managed to knot the game at 86 on Terrence Romeo’s triple.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“Good thing we won,” said Sangalang, who had been a steady hand for Magnolia all through out the series.“Maybe you could say we’re a bit lucky that (Mark Barroca) made the last shot, that we’re able to figure out what to do. If we went to over time, the odds for us would be slim,” he shared. LATEST STORIES Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power gridlast_img

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