Epidemic restrictions have been relaxed. Supporters have finally returned to the sports stand. And in the PBA, it is fighting for the Geneva and Meralco Governors Cup titles in Barangay.
Things may seem to be back to normal. For Tim Shankur, probably, everyone except him sees it.
“I don’t think it’s ever normal to win a championship,” he told reporters with a pair of smiling faces at the opening of the best-of-seven series on Monday afternoon at the Novotel in Cuba.
“There is always a level [ecstacy] It goes with a championship win. Nervousness, bad stomach, sleepless nights — they all go to the finals and win a championship. And it never goes away, “he continued.
Jean Kings is shooting for a successful title-retention bid and hopes to retain their skills at the Meralco Bolt in the series starting Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
And Shanku, the league-winning coach who has already won nearly a thousand games, is hungry for another one.
“I don’t understand why everyone says ‘Oh you won so much, why do you want to win?'” He said. “Everyone wants to win in life.”
“I would never be inspired for that,” he added. “I will never be too happy about that and I tell you, I still have a bad stomach and sleepless nights in this series. It’s never normal for me. “
Geneva-no wonder কারণে has been reinstated as a favorite, thanks to the spectacular display of front-runner Scotty Thompson, the conference’s best player, and the relentless play of Justin Brownlee, who echoes the cone’s vision.
“It’s basically self-explanatory, he said – that winning is never old,” said Residential Importer. “I think you want to get used to it but you want to work harder. And I guess that was the everyday mentality.
“It simply came to our notice then. It’s about creating new heights. You go to the top of that hill, you want to go to a new one, “he added.
The Kings hope to remain Bolt’s lord, and with the help of Christian Standhardinger, the biggest prize of the conference will suffocate them, who, in the case of the play-offs, fit just as well with the Kings.
But Meralco is emerging as a strong lot, as the Bolts are looking to unveil several new faces for their opponent’s fourth installment.
Chris Banchero and Panamanian standout Tony Bishop Jr. are hoping to change the color of this one-sided relationship, which coach Norman Black believes can be done.
“I always think I can win,” he said. “I always think that whenever we enter the court, my team can win. In the first game, it’s our attitude to get into the whole series. “
And for the fourth time in five seasons, Shanku is going to stand in the way of Black. INQ
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