Terrence Romeo is frightened that he could not be in tiptop situation when the Philippine national males’s basketball workforce clashes with powerhouse Australia and Japan in the resumption of its FIBA World Cup qualifying marketing campaign in February.
The explosive guard, who already missed Gilas Pilipinas’ victories against Japan and Chinese Taipei final November, informed InterAksyon that his injured proper knee has prevented from doing any basketball exercise for the previous few weeks.
“Wala talaga akong basketball. Yun ang advice sa akin ng doctor,” Romeo stated.
The GlobalPort Batang Pier star is presently having remedy, however he’s not sure if he’ll be 100 percent when Gilas Pilipinas plunges again to motion in the home-and-away qualifiers.
“Ang worry ko nga dyan, if ever mag-continuous therapy ako for one month, kailangan ko pa rin maghabol sa timing ko and conditioning kasi wala talaga akong basketball activity. Even nga sa GlobalPort pasilip-silip lang ako,” Romeo stated.
“I’m still doing my therapy, pagkatapos ng therapy, strengthening. Looking forward na makabalik agad ako sa kundisyon. Yung taas ng tuhod ko nagsu-swelling. Kailangan talaga ng therapy bago ang strengthening. Last conference pa ito masakit.”
Due to the harm, Romeo was diminished to being a fan of Gilas Pilipinas which nonetheless did properly even with out him. The Filipinos defeated Japan, 77-71, in Tokyo then downed Chinese Taipei, 90-83, as Jayson Castro and Kiefer Ravena served because the workforce’s main ballhandlers.
“Nag-flashback yung kabataan ko nung nanonood ako sa mga idol ko. Hindi mo mapaliwang yung feeling. Para akong batang nanonood,” he stated.
Romeo vowed to work exhausting and get again in form to be in a position to lastly assist Gilas Pilipinas.
“Kailangan sipagan ko, mas pagbutihan ko. Times two dapat yung pagpa-practice ko kasi maraming kailangang habulin,” he stated.
Gilas Pilipinas presently shares the Group B lead with Australia in the qualifiers with a 2-Zero document. The Filipinos will journey to Down Under on February 22 earlier than internet hosting Japan in Manila on February 25.