PBA: Tim Cone wants ‘better 48 minutes’ from Ginebra after escape act vs San Miguel

MANILA, Philippines-Down one star, Barangay Ginebra persisted all of Sunday night, clawing back from holes as deep as 19 points to stun San Miguel Beer, 97-96, to move up in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup standings.

Coach Tim Cone was delighted to have pulled through against the ridiculously deep Beermen side, but the seasoned coach knows that there are much more sustainable ways to secure a victory.

“We can’t be winning games like this,” he told the Inquirer while shaking his head as he made his way out of Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.

“We got to play a better 48 minutes and not just a good six or eight minutes at the end of the game,” he added. “You only catch fire once in …

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