After woeful start, Magnolia Hotshots ‘peaking at the right time’

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH 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 Yeng Guiao ejected in 2nd quarter of crucial NLEX game “They are also very hungry. It’s going to be a good game. Both teams are well motivated.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MANILA, Philippines–Magnolia coach Chito Victolero is starting to see his team slowly regain its form.ADVERTISEMENT Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash LATEST STORIES Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandemcenter_img Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting MOST READ The Hotshots on Wednesday chalked up their third win in four games after dumping the Columbian Dyip in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup.The victory allowed Magnolia to sneak into the playoff picture as it claimed eighth place with still four games left in its elimination round schedule.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“We talked about the importance of this game and the importance of our effort and aggressiveness so I’m very happy we were able to surpass Columbian’s effort and aggressiveness,” said Victolero in Filipino after Magnolia blasted Columbian, 109-83, at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“At least, our run towards the playoffs is getting better.” SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte The Hotshots started the season with three straight losses but they’ve begun playing with a lot more intensity especially on the defensive end and it’s paid dividends.“Compared to our first few games, I’m happy with my players’ rhythm and their defense,” he said.“Like I told my players, I think we’re peaking at the right time.”Magnolia has a relatively light schedule with three of its last four games against teams at the bottom of the standings.The Hotshots, however, can’t afford to be complacent with fierce rival Barangay Ginebra next on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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