PBA: Rhodes or Balkman? Arwind is fine with either
Paul Lintag on May 14, 2018 08:08 PM
If San Miguel is to change imports, two popular options are Charles Rhodes and Renaldo Balkman. Should the Beermen push through with the swap, Arwind Santos will be perfectly fine if they end up with either Rhodes or Balkman.
Everyone calm down.
While defending champion San Miguel Beer is off to an uncharacteristic 0-2 start in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup, the Beermen are not about to press that panic button yet,
They are alarmed and a little bit concerned, but San Miguel has been in far worse situations before.
And almost every time, the Beermen came out of adversity, usually with a championship trophy in hand.
"Syempre maikli lang yung season, importante yung panalo," forward Arwind Santos said.
"Kaso yun nga, 0-2. Pero ang maganda rito, may pag-asa pa naman kami, malayo pa. Pwede pa rin namin makuha yung top-2, yun ang goal namin eh, makuha yung top-2," he added.
True enough, San Miguel has a lot of basketball left to play.
And just because the Beermen are down now, it doesn't mean they are out.
"Kung hindi kami papalarin, ganun talaga buhay, hindi laging doon ka sa ibabaw, minsan nandudun ka rin sa ilalim. Pero di ibig sabihin na susuko kami. May mga adjustment kaming gagawin," Santos said.
One major adjustment San Miguel will probably have to make is to change imports.
If Troy Gillenwater continues to unimpress, he might be on his way out before the Beermen play Alaska Saturday, May 19.
Should that happen, two popular choices are on deck for the Beermen: Charles Rhodes and Renaldo Balkman.
For Arwind, if San Miguel has to change, he'll be fine with either.
"Pareho ko naman silang gusto," he said.
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