Fighting Maroons Captain Paul Desiderio finally unleashed his potential

by Franchesca Nicole Collantes

MANILA - Fighting Maroons Captain Paul Desiderio had his breakthrough performance on their last game against the FEU Tamaraws that leads to a big win for the Fighting Maroons and made them tied the FEU Tamaraws on the standings on joint fourth.

Coach Bo commended Paul Desiderio's performance as his hot start gave the Maroons confidence and also added that, "The way he played was just the epitome of what we need to happen, despite of the odds we really just push through."

Coach Bo also mentioned that this is Paul's best game so far in this season as he had his career-high game against FEU with 31 points, 7 out of 9 shooting, 4 assists, 2 rebounds and 2 steals.

Desiderio told the reporters post game that, "Syempre kumbaga last year ko to di ko iiwanan si Coach Bo na pangit yung ending namin kumbaga lalaban kami doon ako kumukuha ng lakas." 

Desiderio also added that, "Naisip ko talaga na kailangan ko ng mag step-up kasi pagka gusto kong mabigyan si Coach Bo ng pinakamasayang??? laro so kumbaga gagawin ko lahat I prepared lahat ginawa ko para lang para mabigyan ko si Coach Bo para sa last game ko.

As he does shooting everyday, doing extra work and finally, he gets the outcome that he really wants to achieve and hoping that it will do well on to their next games.

Desiderio doesn't care on the stats as long as he eyes on the win as he mentioned to us that,"Ang iniisip ko lang manalo, manalo lang talaga." 

Desiderio leaving us with the statement, "Sabi ko nga one game at a time, abangan niyo na lang."

So expect more from Paul Desiderio and his squad on their next games.


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