ROS not too concerned about ongoing PBA impasse
Paul Lintag on Dec 06, 2017 03:07 PM
Off season preparations for the Elasto Painters include a championship in a pocket tournament that also involved the Phoenix Fuel Masters, the Alaska Aces, and the NLEX Road Warriors. The PBA Board impasse is not a concern for the team right now.
After the initial storm that rocked the PBA to its very core, the whole league impasse and the Commissioner Chito Narvasa issue has been rather quiet as of late.
Which can only mean two things, either the two separate blocs are still on a stalemate or the PBA board is on its way to resolving the whole thing.
And while most signs point to the latter, the league's 43rd season is still up in the air. The first opening date is supposed to be on Dec. 17 but the league has not said anything official as of press time. There have been rumors about a possible lockout but that's highly unlikely at this point.
Despite all of this, teams are busy preparing for the 2018 Philippine Cup including the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters who would rather focus on basketball operations than think about what goes on during board meetings.
"Sabi naman ng mga bosses namin, mukhang tuloy naman [PBA opening]," head coach Caloy Garcia said when asked about the state of the league.
"Our job is to prepare ourselves. Problema na ng board yun, hindi na namin problema," he added.
Off season preparations for the Elasto Painters include a championship in a pocket tournament that also involved the Phoenix Fuel Masters, the Alaska Aces, and the NLEX Road Warriors.
With that that out the way, the next focus now for ROS and to get everybody healthy, the team missed six players in the pocket joust, and be prepared for the season-opener. Whenever that is.
"Basta kami we just have to continue working and ayun, we have to be ready against the first [assignment]," Garcia said.
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