Fajardo downplays SMB 4-peat quest

first_imgMOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Fajardo has always lived by the “we not me” mantra in basketball and even with the hype surrounding a four-peat, the gentle giant shrugged off the notion.“We’re not thinking about it, we’re just focusing for one game at a time,” said Fajardo in Filipino after San Miguel’s 104-95 opening day win over Phoenix Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.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 folk“Right now, all I’m thinking of is we just need to increase our intensity and we have to execute our plays.”Fajardo finished with a game-high 23 points, 16 rebounds, four assists, and four blocks. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals LATEST STORIES The 6-foot-10 center added that, despite his dominating numbers, the other teams won’t be easily beaten and he knows San Miguel will go through 11 squads in its difficult road for yet another Philippine Cup title.“Nothing’s easy, that will be difficult for us because other teams have prepared for us,” said Fajardo. “They also improved, they became better in the offseason so we can’t relax. We have to practice harder and better so we can follow our system better.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ever the humble winner, reigning four-time MVP June Mar Fajardo said it’s too early to talk about a potential fourth straight PBA Philippine Cup title for San Miguel.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Stalzer plans to return to Petron View commentslast_img