PBA: Semerad at the 4 experiment working so far
Paul Lintag on Jun 03, 2018 07:45 PM
Semerad fired six three-pointers on his way to 22 points for the KaTropa, emerging as the top leading scorer in the latest win for TNT.
TNT has been experimenting with putting Anthony Semerad at the 4 spot.
Sunday against NLEX in the PBA Commissioner's Cup, the experiment worked.
Semerad fired six three-pointers on his way to 22 points for the KaTropa, emerging as the leading scorer in the latest win for TNT.
Playing power forward takes a lot of getting used to but Semerad says he's getting there.
He adds that it helps with creating open gaps on the defense, which makes it easier to knock down shots from the outside.
"For us we have to get used to it. But in practice, in scrimmages, I've been playing a lot so I guess I'm getting used to it, in the positioning and the different movements than the three. So it's okay, I like it," Semerad said.
"I guess it's just my teammates were moving the ball and I was at the right spot, and I'm playing four now -- three and four, so... There's open gaps," he added on his hot shooting.
With TNT stacked with talented guards, it also helps for guys like Semerad to already get used to playing the power forward spot.
"You know, you never know, someone gets injured or something like that. We're filled with a lot of guards right now, so it's just good to spread it out and have some extra weapons," he said.
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