PBA IMAGESThere was no shortage of answers from head coach Chito Victolero when asked how Magnolia let a golden opportunity slip out of its hands.“They (Rain or Shine) outworked us. They were more aggressive than us. They wanted [the win] more than us,” the Hotshots mentor told reporters on his way out of a 91-81 loss to the Elasto Painters in Game 6 of their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal clash at Ynares Center in Antipolo City late Friday night.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte says he will appoint Gamboa as next PNP chief Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption View comments Air Force earns draw; 2 clubs not joining PPL LATEST STORIES Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PLAY LIST 01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card Victolero and the Hotshot also absorbed their first loss that night at Ynares Center—the very arena where they have been undefeated in nearly two years, and the place where they were crowned Governor’s Cup champions last season.But Magnolia has no time to wade through trivia and back stories. The prize for Saturday night’s winner is a shot a dethroning reigning four-time all-Filipino champions San Miguel Beer.“There will be little adjustments for the two teams come game time. It will just boil down [to] who wants it more,” Victolero said.Desire, yes. But Rain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia said Magnolia will come in with a little edge.“Perhaps the difference now is Magnolia, in this situation, probably has the upper hand in experience,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast MOST READ The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? But Garcia hopes to use the same ploy he did in Game 6.“During practice, we did not even do viewing. I just told the players to enjoy the game and to keep it simple. And it worked,” he said.“So coming into Game 7, I think we just have to do the same thing,” Garcia added. “I told them that we just have to trust each other and just see what happens.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Good thing, there’s still a Game 7,” he added.And Magnolia hopes to finish what it failed to do when it clashes anew with Rain or Shine on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsGame time is 6:30 p.m.The Hotshots squandered an opportunity to bundle out the Elasto Painters and missed a chance at affording themselves ample preparation time for another trip to the conference finals where a familiar foe awaits them.