Moultrie proves he can play ‘the right way’ in NLEX’s crucial win

first_imgWith a chance to win the game in the last 5.1 seconds and the game tied at 104, the Road Warriors reinforcement immediately hoisted a floater which went wide right allowing the Fuel Masters to get the board at the buzzer.“We got a good look, but I felt like I rushed my shot. JR (Quiñahan) was open under the basket, but I missed him,” Moultrie explained.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 crownThat miss led to five more minutes of action, which fortunately ended in a 120-115 victory for NLEX for its first victory in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.Still, Moultrie couldn’t get the missed opportunity out of his head as he hopes to learn from this experience. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding With the Road Warriors back on track in their playoff chase, Moultrie is keeping his fingers crossed that this will be the start of things turning the page for his squad.“We feel confident,” he said. “Like coach said, we take it one game at a time and Wednesday we got GlobalPort and we’re just trying to win before the break.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES View comments BIÑAN — Arnett Moultrie owned up to his mistakes at the end of regulation which could have stopped NLEX-Phoenix game on Friday from going to the extra period.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Alas blasts Fuel Masters: ‘I feel like I’m taking care of children’ 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Coach got on us about letting this game go to overtime and I felt like we should’ve finished it in regulation,” he said.“We should not lose up big leads. We led by 19 points coming into the third quarter and we kind of let them come back into the game, being complacent, being lazy, and that’s something we have to work on.”Moultrie had his best showing this conference, racking up 37 points, 17 rebounds, eight assists, and four blocks as he finally showed his full potential in the PBA.But that’s the least of his concerns as he wants to focus on developing more chemistry with his NLEX teammates.“I’m not a selfish player,” he said. “I’m not here to shoot every basketball. I know how to play basketball the right way and I think I proved that tonight. Right now, it’s all about our chemistry and playing hard for the whole 48 minutes.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feastlast_img