LA Revilla shocked by his inclusion to Gilas Pilipinas pool
Paul Lintag on Jan 22, 2017 09:31 PM
"Di pa talaga ako naniniwala." --- LA Revilla on his inclusion to the 24-man Gilas Pilipineas pool assembled by Chot Reyes.
One of the surprise picks of Chot Reyes for the new Gilas Pilipinas pool, Mahindra's LA Revilla is in shock now that he gets to have a chance to represent the Philippines in upcoming major international competitions.
If we think about Terrence Romeo and Paul Lee as more of shooting guards for their obvious scoring skills, Revilla is only one of two true point guards selected in this particular list of PBA veterans.
Counting the cadets, which only feature Jio Jalalon and Mike Tolomia as a natural options to run the point, Revilla should be right in the thick of the competition for Gilas' guard spots.
The former UAAP champion with La Salle is of course ready to fight for his slot.
"Excited ako magcompete. Let's be honest, these guys have been there and they are proven, yung chance maliit pero mas tinitingnan ko yung side na matuto ko sa kanila and pwede kong ikagaling," Revilla said of his inclusion to the national team pool.
But before he tries to prove his worth under the watchful eyes of Reyes, Revilla will first has to convince himself that yes, he's indeed part of the group where national team players will be picked from.
"Something to look forward pero tingnan lang kung anong mangyayari sa schedule. Medyo di pa medyo nagsisink in kasi marami pang bagay na dapat intindihin pero magandang place to be," Revilla said.
"Di pa talaga ako naniniwala," he added.
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