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    Why Magnolia star Paul Lee sees limited action in Game 3 vs Ginebra

    Dec 18, 2022
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    PHOTO: Gerry Ramos

    THE hero of Magnolia’s dramatic Game 2 win over Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals was suddenly grounded.

    Paul Lee saw limited minutes in Sunday’s Game 3 at the Philsports Arena as the veteran guard apparently was feeling under the weather, although his pre-game test for COVID-19 proved to be negative.

    [READ: Ginebra knocking on PBA Finals door after Game 3 romp]

    Coach Chito Victolero utilized Lee as a starter and played him for just two minutes and 15 seconds before being pulled out for good.

    Lee had his head draped with a towel while he sat and watched the action from the Magnolia bench.

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      And considering just two nights ago, it was Lee who saved the Hotshots from the jaws of defeat when he managed to pick the loose ball off a broken play and converted it for the game winner, 96-95, to tie the best-of-five series at 1-1.

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      Lee finished with 24 points in the win including 5-of-8 from three-point range.

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