ANTIPOLO — It might not reflect in his stats line, but GlobalPort explosive guard Terrence Romeo admitted he is still feeling the effects of a bum stomach, which kept him out of practice the past days.
The sweet-shooting Romeo managed to score a team-high 26 points on 58 percent clip, to go with his six assists and four rebounds, but admitted he got tired towards the end of the game.
“Nandun, nandun, parang mabilis akong mapagod,” said Romeo, who couldn’t keep up defensively as Alaska’s backcourt of Chris Banchero, JVee Casio and RJ Jazul played pivotal roles in the Aces’ 133-106 demolition of the Batang Pier.
But more than his physical condition, the 2015 PBA Most Improved Player told the press he was also bothered by the way Alaska defended him that resulted to his technical foul later on.
“May mga ibang part ng game na pumasok yung inis sa isip ko,” shared the 5-foot-11 Romeo.
The cat-quick guard was slapped with a technical foul in the second quarter with Alaska ahead by 13 points.
Romeo, who also had four turnovers in the game, declined to name who got into his nerves.
“God bless na lang doon sa tatlo, ayokong pangalanan pero ang popogi nila,” he said, in a sarcastic tone.
At 3-6, Romeo said the Batang Pier will have to quickly address the team’s fading playoff hopes in the coming days.
“Sa practice na kami mag-uusap kung anong magiging adjustments namin,” he said. – Jason Mercene
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