We need to inculcate the team play mindset among our players. Cut the dependence on isolation plays, work on movement without the ball, work on pick-and-roll offensive variations, work on pick-and-roll defense. And cut the superstar mentality where you can’t go back to relearn the basics of the pick-and-roll.
by: ABS – CBN News Editorial 1 Sep 2019 The Philippines’ embarrassing loss, 108-62, to Italy in its first game in the 2019 FIBA World Cup
San Mig isn’t known as the league’s winningest franchise for nothing. With 27 championships (and counting) under its belt, the Beermen have developed a winning culture, a winning organization, and a great fan base to tide it through the storm. Their winning formula is the envy of all the other teams in the PBA today. Similar to the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, the San Miguel Beermen has DYNASTY written all over their faces.
The San Miguel Beermen have captured a record 5th consecutive All-Filipino crown, making it the longest reigning dynasty in the PBA.
The upstart Phoenix Fuel Masters were clearly getting to the high-and-mighty all-star team that was the San Miguel Beermen. They started to get under the
Phoenix’ team culture is slowly but surely getting there. Like the high-octane fuel that Phoenix provides, it compels the players to play fast and furious, to play hard, to play with high energy, and to play to win.