Baste big man Guinto wants to bring something Pinoy to Australia
Tricia Robredo on Jul 17, 2015 07:58 PM
Wala pang Jollibee doon eh. Kaya I thought of bringing it there --- San Sebastian center Bradwyn Guinto (No. 5)
After bowing down to the University of Perpetual Help Atlas in their meeting on Friday, San Sebastian’s Bradwyn Guinto weighs in on his squad’s performance and their 1-2 win-loss record in the 91st NCAA.
“We failed in getting stops. But more than that, I reckon kulang talaga kami sa energy,” he said.
The Stags were playing catch up the entire game, but strived to keep the distance in single digits. The eight-point deficit in the third quarter, however, ballooned to fourteen at the end of the match.
“Kinapos kami lalo na nung fourth (quarter). Coach laid out all the stats (in the dugout) and told us we lack composure and poise,” Guinto added.
Other than end-game maturity, Bradwyn shares that he believes they still lack the intensity in training. The number of hours isn’t the question as the Stags manage to practice at least five times a week; but the vigor they bring with them to the gym is a different story.
“We don’t lack the practice. We just need to be more intense,” he said.
The fourth year Business Management major likens such intensity to the daily struggles of a student-athlete.
In their case, it’s basketball in the morning and classes in the afternoon. The sport really takes up a lot of time, and Bradwyn shares that if he weren’t a player, he’d probably spend it either sleeping or eating instead, “Ang sarap sana nun!”
But Bradwyn really is committed to his athletic career and hopes to make it to the pros one day. After graduating from college a year from now, the plan is to try his luck in the PBA.
But if that doesn’t work out, he tells us that he’s thinking of opening a Jollibee franchise in Australia! “Wala pang Jollibee doon eh. Kaya I thought of bringing it there.”
Whichever he pursues, he would most likely make a hit. But the more immediate goal is to make the situation in the Stags’ camp a little better to up their standings and their chances in the NCAA.
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