Racela lauds recovering Tyler’s defensive effort

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:02Fajardo predicts there will be no sweep in PBA Finals02:19Robredo refuses ‘unfair’ tag; asks critics to read her drug war report02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netTNT coach Nash Racela isn’t fretting over his import Jeremy Tyler’s subpar performance in his side’s 96-92 win over Ginebra on Sunday.The soft-spoken mentor came to the reinforcement’s defense, baring that the former New York Knick suffered from gastroenteritis and was only discharged early Sunday morning.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast LATEST STORIES Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ “He wasn’t able to practice with us yesterday (Saturday) because we had to confine him to the hospital. There’s some pain in his stomach and just checked out early this morning,” shared Racela.That’s why he won’t lose sleep even after Tyler only had two points, missing all of his five field goal attempts. He also praised Tyler for getting things done on the defensive end.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I think the stats would not show much, but we were really conscious about limiting his minutes for his recovery. Today, he didn’t score that much and didn’t get some touches, but defensively, he got the rebounds,” Racela said.Tyler made up for his bad shooting with 15 rebounds and two blocks. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Petron all praise for ‘amazing’ Bell But Tyler wasn’t the only KaTropa who had struggled offensively. Terrence Romeo also fired blanks, winding up with only three points on a paltry 1-of-9 shooting from the field.Luckily for TNT, Racela got big contributions Jayson Castro, who had 27 points, five assists, and three steals and Roger Pogoy, who scored 15.“I think at this point, the nice thing having depth in the guard rotation. When some guys struggle, we could use some of the others,” he said.“Today, Terrence was really struggled, we got good minutes from the others. That’s something that we’re trying to do with this team — guys being ready.”TNT tries to stretch its winning run to three when it takes on Alaska next Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident View commentslast_img

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