Alex Cabagnot had to make sure that Terrafirma’s dry spell was truly over on Friday.
“How many was ours? 25?” he asked a pair of reporters shortly after the Dyip’s 124-114 overtime win over NLEX in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.
“How about Blackwater? 29?” he asked. When the veteran guard got a confirming nod, he added: “Then thank you, Lord!”
It’s probably a reflection of how badly the past few months have gone for the beat-up Dyip that they were left to celebrate staying second in the unenviable list of most consecutive losses. As Cabagnot learned Friday night, Terrafirma will be four games better than record-holder Blackwater.
But the relief within the team was palpable. Coach Johnedel Cardel and import Lester Prosper couldn’t help but celebrate while making their way to the post-game…