PBA: Travis knows he can play much better for Hotshots: "You always gotta check yourself first"
Paul Lintag on Oct 14, 2018 10:33 PM
Despite scoring 19 points and grabbing another 17 rebounds in the victory, the former Best Import says that he could have played even better in the defensive struggle against the Aces.
Considering Magnolia kept first place in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup with a big 83-73 win over Alaska Sunday and he had a nice double-double, Romeo Travis' night should have been pretty much... well, nice.
And yet, despite scoring 19 points and grabbing another 17 rebounds in the victory, the former Best Import says that he could have played even better in the defensive struggle against the Aces.
Travis identifies his six turnovers and a couple of blown defensive assignments to his Alaska counterpart in Mike Harris as points of improvement.
"I’m very critical of myself. I feel like I could play a little better today," Travis said.
"I had a lot of stupid turnovers and a couple of defensive errors late in the game especially to Mike Harris’ three pointers when they are in a run. I'm very critical of myself. I'm playing well but I can play a lot better. you always gotta check yourself first," he added.
It wasn't all bad though since the Hotshots got the win anyway.
Travis in particular, was happy with the team effort Magnolia displayed in beating the Alaska.
"Just great team basketball, you know?" he said.
"Can't play for just one guy in our team. Just keep playing great team basketball. That’s what we’re doing, that’s what we built. We’re very deep team so it’s very hard to focus just on one guy," Travis added.
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