Marcio Lassiter gets confidence boost after strong Game 2 showing

first_imgPhivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard While Lassiter, slowly getting back his form, he nearly had another terrible night on the floor in Game 2.The 31-year-old swingman scored just five total points in the first three quarters but he exploded for 10 points in the fourth quarter for the Beermen, including a late triple that gave them a 106-92 lead with 1:44 left to play.And that shot may just be what he needs to finally get his groove back this series.“That late three was a confidence booster because you kind of need one to fall down so I’m just hoping to build upon that and get some more good looks,” said Lassiter who went 4-of-13 from the field in Game 2.“I got to thank my teammates honestly, they keep telling me to shoot it and it’s uplifting for me especially when they continue to support me, it means a lot. I just got to keep shooting.”ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting MANILA, Philippines—Marcio Lassiter may have had a dreadful start to the PBA Philippine Cup finals, but he feels he’s slowly turning things around.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books Serena Williams set to return from injury at Italian Open LATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption PLAY LIST 02:56NCRPO 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 award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu Duterte says he will appoint Gamboa as next PNP chief MOST READ After a scoreless outing in Game 1, Lassiter managed 15 points, five rebounds, and two assists in Game 2 to help the Beermen to a 108-101 win which leveled the series at 1-1.“I definitely think I’m turning things around,” said Lassiter after the win. “In the first half I wasn’t that aggressive, I think it was maybe because of the fouls, but in the second half I was able to get more aggressive and I looked for my shots and they were able to come down in the end.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsREAD: Out of rhythm in return, Marcio Lassiter working to get touch back in Game 2In the opener, Lassiter, considered one of the deadliest shooters in the league, went 0-of-8 from the floor in nearly 33 minutes of play which didn’t bode well for the Beermen.last_img

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