Coach Yeng on ROS reunion at Asian Games: "Na-miss ko sila"
Paul Lintag on Aug 07, 2018 02:21 PM
"Every once in a while, it's okay to be in a situation like this where you recall, you reminisce. You enjoy the good old days," --- Yeng Guiao.
Coach Yeng Guiao had something special with Rain or Shine in their relationship that resulted in two PBA championships.
Naturally, coach Yeng couldn't help but long for the group of guys he went to war with despite going their separate ways in the PBA.
Guiao has been reunited with Rain or Shine for the 2018 Asian Games. Back playing under coach Yeng are Gabe Norwood, Chris Tiu, Raymond Almazan, Beau Belga, Paul Lee, Maverick Ahanmisi, and Don Trollano.
"Na-miss ko sila, actually. I missed them," Guiao said on his old crew.
"But you know, you have to get over that kasi wala ka na. But every once in a while, it's okay to be in a situation like this where you recall, you reminisce. You enjoy the good old days," he added.
Guiao wasted no time in putting his old team to work Monday at the Meralco Gym.
Pressed for time with a little over a week before the Asian Games, coach Yeng has his Gilas team on the move and his banking on old chemistry to get results.
"We'll it's the camaraderie, it's their togetherness," he said on the strenght of this ragtag national team.
"There's a natural togetherness. They like each other. That helps a lot, especially under pressure situations. They're familiar with me and I'm familiar with them. We have the offensive weapons. There's James Yap, there's Paul Lee, there's Stanley Pringle. Sa big men, Beau's there, Almazan's there. Considering na hindi available yung ibang players natin, I think this is the best team that you can put together," Guiao added.
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