PBA: Tautuaa likes his fit with loaded SMB
Paul Lintag on Oct 14, 2019 09:30 PM
“I’m still trying to digest it you know. That’s how it works, you gotta go with what you got. It was news to me,” Tautuaa said.
The other half of the big-time trade that shook up the PBA Monday was Mo Tautuaa.
Just like Christrian Standhardinger, Mo was at the Meralco gym a few hours after the fact for Gilas practice.
Unlike Standhardinger, who excused himself from talking to the media, Tautuaa has given his thoughts on the trade that landed him at San Miguel Beer.
“I’m still trying to digest it you know. That’s how it works, you gotta go with what you got. It was news to me,” he said.
“I thought I was doing well at Northport and now I’m over at San Miguel. I’m happy that I get to play the game some more,” Tautuaa added.
San Miguel will be Mo’s third team in the PBA after TNT and Northport.
Now playing with five-time MVP June Mar Fajardo, Tautuaa is excited about his fit with the Beermen.
“I think I’ll fit fine. Playing against June Mar, I know how he plays,” Mo said.
“And I feel like they have an established inside presence and they need an inside-outside relief. Just different looks. I’m gonna try my best to be what they need,” he added.
Tautuaa said he got a call from his former team regarding the trade and he adds that he’s in good terms with the Batang Pier.
“They gave me a call, it was professionally done. They gave me a call and made sure everything was checked out before I find out on the internet,” Mo said.
“They gave me a heads up. It’s all good terms you know. They love me over there and I love my Northport family,” he added.
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