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Jawo wants Pinoys to unite through basketball


Every PBA fans felt the intensity and excitement of this year’ PBA Governors’ Cup Finals between Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Meralco Bolts.

Whether if you’re with Ginebra or Meralco, one can’t simply deny that all of 7 games played in the series was never a dull moment. It was also a “hard but clean basketball” according to The Living Legend himself.

Robert Jaworski, who is best known for instigating the “never say die” attitude during his playing years with Ginebra, appreciated the energy of the record-breaking 54,086 crowd from the Philippine Arena.

“This is wonderful for the sport of basketball, considering it was a hard-fought game and both teams gave their best,” said the Big J.

Jaworski thought that this thrilling series is also what is truly the best for the Filipino society.

“We just have to support basketball, and many other sports,” Jaworski also said.

“The teamsmanahip and all that is very critical to our society. Unity, identity, and wholesome events like this should be welcome.”

Jaworski, who also played for Meralco where he won a lot of championships before entering PBA, has some final words for the oldest league in Asia.

“This is a victory not only for basketball but for Meralco and Ginebra. Again, I hope we can have more series like this.”