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    Keith Jensen heaves sigh of relief as he avoids becoming goat for GlobalPort

    Nov 8, 2015
    GlobalPort forward Keith Jensen's missed free throws left the door open for Barako late in regulation. Jaime Campos

    KEITH Jensen heaved a sigh of relief after avoiding the blame - but barely - in GlobalPort's 105-91 overtime win over Barako Bull on Sunday.

    The Filipino-American forward botched two free-throw attempts – his only two misses after making his first four, with his team leading by just two with nine seconds left, allowing the Energy to force overtime on the other end.

    “I was just really happy because that was a good opportunity for us to close out a close game, but I had two misses,” Jensen said in a short chat with Spin.ph after the game. “They were very crucial.”

    “The first one felt good and I was surprised it missed and the second one, I got a little bit tight and it came up short,” he added. “It happens, but I’m moving on.”

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    Jensen, interestingly enough, was also the man defending JC Intal when the Barako star buried the tough turnaround jumper that added an extra session.

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    “That was a great shot,” the 6-foot-4 forward said. “I felt I played good defense on him, but that happens, too.”

    Overall, Jensen had a relatively rough night as the starting small forward wound up with just six points after missing all but one of his eight shots, two boards, two assists in 31 minutes.

    “Guys stepped up and made shots, so it was very good to see us get that win.”

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    GlobalPort forward Keith Jensen's missed free throws left the door open for Barako late in regulation. Jaime Campos
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