February 26, 2018, 9:34 am
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TNT quandary: Smith or Myers in finals

TWO days before San Miguel Beer and TNT start their PBA Commissioner’s Cup championship duel, the KaTropa have yet to decide if they would stick it out with Joshua Smith or opt for backup Mike Myers.

All of the TNT team officials, from coach Nash Racela to team manager Virgil Villavicencio, present in yesterday’s pre-finals media conference said the final decision has yet to be reached.

“In any case, mabuti na ring mayroon kaming stand-by,” said Racela. 

Smith, who suffered a slight tear on his right foot in Game 3 of the semifinals series with Ginebra last Thursday, said he remains “day-to-day” but is feeling much better.

“I’m just taking it day by day,” said Smith, while reiterating his goal of helping TNT win the championship. 

“I feel good from the last game. The two days off (since the semis series with the Kings ended last Saturday) really helped and like I said, I’m ready,” Smith added, nodding when asked if he will definitely play in the best-of-seven battle.

Myers was also present in the traditional confab, but declined from joining his would-be teammates at the main table, opting and watch the proceedings from a nearby table. Afterwards, he immediately left with assistant team manager Magnum Membrere.

Under league rules, the PBA and SMB must be informed of any import change 24 hours before a game.

As a result, SMB remains at a loss on what kind of defensive plan they will come up with.

“It’s hard for us to prepare right now because we don’t who they are going to play, new import or old import,” said SMB coach Leo Austria, who admitted having seen some highlights of Myers’ game on YouTube.

In the absence of more concrete information, Austria is trying to do the next best thing. “That’s why we’re practicing hard, because I believe that if you prepare your body and mind whatever situation you can handle,” he said.

SMB prized center June Mar Fajardo, who would be primarily assigned to the TNT import, echoes his coach’s sentiment, saying: “Basta ang ginagawa namin sa ngayon, basic preparations and then adjust na lang sa laro.” 

The TNT import question should just be one of the icings in a cake of a matchup that PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa expects to be a”dogfight” between two powerhouse teams.

The finals stint is the 38th in all for SMB and its fifth in the last eight conferences under Austria, who has won each of those four previous finals.

“Sana ma-extend,” said Austria.

TNT is in its 17th championship appearance, its first in two conferences under Racela.

“We’re waiting for this,” said Racela, an assistant coach when the KaTropa last made the finals in 2015, when they ruled the same mid-season tourney. 

“We’l take advantage of whatever opportunity is in front of us. We’ll do our best,” he added.

Despite the relative inexperience of Racela, Austria believes his team does not hold any significant advantage.

“They have a deeper bench and they are a perfect blend of youth and experience,” said Austria, who aside from Fajardo was also accompanied by Chris Ross, Alex Cabagnot, Arwind Santos, Marcio Lassiter and Charles Rhodes as well as board representative Robert Non and team manager Gee Abanilla.

“They also have Jayson Castro, who is the best guard in Asia, what more in the PBA,” added Austria. “So again it will take a lot hard work.”

Also with Racela, Smith, Villavicencio, Myers and Membrere at the Sambo Kojin in Eastwood were Kelly Williams, Mo Tautuaa, Castro, Roger Pogoy and Troy Rosario.

“It’s just a special opportunity, to be in the finals, and we just want to take advantage of the opportunity and just enjoy it along the way,” said Williams, an 11-year veteran who is in his eighth finals stint.

“This is the goal, to get into the finals and win,” said Tautuaa. “It’s not often you get into this position so we just want to capitalize and take full advantage of it.”
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