PBA: Travis says Magnolia doesn't need heroes to keep winning vs Alaska

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Posted at Dec 06 2018 09:36 PM

Romeo Travis said team play trumps "hero ball." PBA Media Bureau

Import Romeo Travis urged his Magnolia team mates to continue their good team play as they gun for a 2-0 lead against Alaska in the PBA Governors' Cup finals on Friday.

The Hotshots drew first blood against the slow starting Aces by taking the series opener, 100-84, for a 1-0 lead in the best-of-7 title showdown.

Travis said the Hotshots do not need any of their team mates to stand out, adding that each of them has a job to do. 

"We don't need superheroes, we don't need anybody trying to save the team, we need everybody to do their jobs," he said in the PBA website.

Aside from having Travis, Magnolia has a deep roster of guards, which gives them an edge over the Aces.

"We can go 4-5 guards deep and everybody plays a different type of basketball. But it all fits in a team flow," said Travis.

But the import said they will need to weed out their bad habits to keep winning against the Aces.

"The turnovers and bad shots really hurt us. I think we got up and kinda get off the gas pedal and stopped doing what got us there," he said.

"Normally, that's when you get into trouble, we gotta change it up."

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