It took a while before the San Miguel players were able to take their seats on the bench following the Beermen’s slow start against
The reigning champions were forced to stand for at least more than three minutes after their starting unit missed their first five attempts of the game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
To the uninitiated, San Miguel players have long made a pact among themselves that no one will take a seat on the bench until the team has scored its first basket of the game.
“Nag-usap na kami na walang mauupo muna sa bench hangga’t hindi pa nakaka-shoot ang team. Kumbaga sa naghatid ka ng kasamahan mo, hindi kayo aalis hangga’t hindi pa sila nakakasakay.”