PBA: Travis has some unfinished business in the Govs' Cup
Paul Lintag on Aug 23, 2018 02:35 PM
In his first stint in the country back in 2015, Travis won Best Import in the Governors' Cup but his Alaska Aces were swept by San Miguel Beer in the Finals. Now he's back and he'll try to make things right this time, albeit with a different team.
Romeo Travis has some unfinished business to deal with in the PBA.
In his first stint in the country back in 2015, Travis won Best Import in the Governors' Cup but his Alaska Aces were swept by San Miguel Beer in the Finals.
Now he's back and he'll try to make things right this time, albeit with a different team.
Travis is now suiting up for Magnolia and the Hotshots got right into the mix, winning their opening game by 30 points Wednesday in the season-ending conference.
"The way we finished when I was with Alaska in 2015, that stuck with me for many years," Travis said.
"That still sticks with me. I didn't play well when my team needed me the most. That's pretty much why we lost," he added.
With the way that Finals with the Beermen ended, it would have made sense to bring Travis back for the Aces considering he also won Best Import.
That's what Travis pretty much thought as well, that he would come back. That wasn't the case and it took him three years to finally return to the PBA.
"When I wanted to come back, I wanted to come back with Alaska to be honest," he said.
"But for two years they chose someone else when I was available. But now, I was free. I got to choose any team, so when coach Chito [Victolero] called me, and I was free. It was a good situation and I looked at the roster, I looked at the conference with the All-Filipinos, they went to the Finals, they showed that they had good players here, and that is why I wanted to come back. And, just come back and fight for a championship," Travis added.
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