Ben Adamos repays coach Boyet Fernandez's faith with double-double performance
Ben Adamos comes up with 13 points in 27 minutes of action after delivering a total of three points in the past two games. PBA D-League Images

BEN Adamos made the most of his extended playing time, posting a double-double as Cignal-San Beda kept its title bid alive in the D-League Aspirants Cup.

A non-factor in the past two games with a 1.5-point average, Adamos made his presence felt this time with 13 points and 13 rebounds in almost 27 minutes of action as the Hawkeyes forced a decider against the Tanduay Rhum Masters.

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The big man from Albay scored all his 13 points in the first three quarters when the Hawkeyes seized control heading into the final period, 70-58.

"Ginawa ko lang yung kailangan ko gawin sa court at tinulungan ko lang teammates ko," said Adamos after the victory that forced a deciding Game Three on Tuesday. 

"Nagulat nga ako ganun nangyari pero nag-prepare talaga ako."

"Last few games mga 10 minutes lang playing time ko so ngayon binigyan ako ni coach (Boyet Fernandez) ng chance so talagang binuhos ko," he added. 

Fernandez made special mention of Adamos during the post-game interview.

"I give credit also to Ben Adamos. He hasn't played so much, but again he played really well against (Jaymo) Eguilos," Fernandez said.

Adamos is hoping he will be able to deliver again in Game Three on Tuesday with the finals berth on the line.

"Mas paghahandaan ko yung sa Tuesday para makuha namin yung panalo," he said.

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