PBA: Kevin Alas undergoes successful surgery anew

Philip Matel on Feb 10, 2019 08:41 PM
PBA: Kevin Alas undergoes successful surgery anew
Kevin Alas requested to stay a couple of days more in the hospital since the area still felt excruciating, especially after the anesthetic had worn off.

A week after re-tearing his right knee at the Ynares Center last Feb. 2, NLEX Road Warriors guard Kevin Alas went under the knife Saturday evening and the operation was a success, said Louie Alas, Kevin's father.

The older Alas also added that his son requested to stay a couple of days more in the hospital since the area still felt excruciating pain, especially after the anesthetic had worn off.

"Usually kasi ano yan eh, yung procedure na yan, pagkatapos pwede ka nang lumabas. Pero naexperience na namin last year, sabi ko after six hours, sobrang sakit nung wala na yung anesthesia," shared Coach Louie.

"So inanticipate ko na, sabi ko mag-ano ka na lang, pa-admit ka nalang ng one to two days para at least may mga pain reliever ditong ready."

The Phoenix mentor also shared that his son is in a positive mood, though still feeling the ill effects of the surgery.

"Okay naman siya. He’s in high spirit na. Ayaw lang kumain," Alas said.

The former Letran guard, who just played five games into the season after tearing his ACL for the first time March 2018, will be beginning therapy once again in two weeks' time.

However, due to the incident, Kevin could not be reached for comments the past days since he did not want to discuss basketball.

Despite that, the older Alas thinks his son could have followed the recently-concluded game, which saw Phoenix lose their first game of the Philippine Cup against Rain or Shine in overtime, 98-94.

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