Santos’ ‘hand of God’ paves way for San Miguel title win

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast “That’s the hand of God,” said Santos in Filipino after San Miguel took the 108-99 victory Friday night at Mall of Asia Arena.“I was fatigued but the will really pushed me. I kept telling myself ‘no, we won’t lose.’”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSantos’ triple tied the game at 86 with 18.7 seconds left in regulation paving the way for more of San Miguel’s late-game heroics.After a 94-94 stalemate at the end of the first overtime, the Beermen broke loose in the second extra session, outscoring the Hotshots, 14-5, to make their case as the best All-Filipino team in PBA history. Batang Gilas bows to China in Fiba U16 semis Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames San Miguel distanced itself from the Magnolia franchise with the most Philippine Cup titles with eight, two more than the Hotshots.“This is our legacy because you won’t find anything more from this team,” said Santos, who put up 23 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists in the title-clinching game. “Us captains, I, Chris Ross, and Alex [Cabagnot] we want to make history and solidify our legacy.”“And we want you guys, the media, and the people outside the team to proclaim us as the best all-Filipino team. It won’t come from us, it would come from you.”ADVERTISEMENT 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 MOST READ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.NETSan Miguel’s legacy has been defined in such a ceremonious way that it was almost God who predetermined the fate.The Beermen won an unprecedented fourth straight Philippine Cup after surviving the Magnolia Hotshots in double overtime, but it wouldn’t have ended that way had Arwind Santos not made a clutch triple that he dubbed as “the hand of God.”ADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ View commentslast_img

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