MANILA, Philippines—San Miguel’s backcourt took one other hit after level guard Terrence Romeo suffered a foot harm throughout the Beermen’s sport in opposition to Phoenix within the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup on Friday.
Romeo performed for slightly greater than 10 minutes within the first quarter earlier than getting subbed out after complaints of ache in his proper foot. Even with out their star guard, Beermen handily won 110-80.
The league’s main scorer, who’s averaging 22.2 factors per sport previous to his harm, will miss the Beermen’s subsequent sport in opposition to Magnolia on Sunday.
Romeo’s foot was finally taped up following his exit however the Beermen elected to maintain the star guard out of any additional hassle.
“The bodily therapist will absolutely assess what occurred to him and after I noticed that Terrence’s foot was taped up I figured that I wouldn’t need to irritate it by placing him again in,” stated Beermen head coach Leo Austria.
Romeo is the second of the Beermen’s core to fall to harm this season with Alex Cabagnot nursing a torn meniscus in his left knee.
The Beermen, who now maintain a 6-3 report, have two extra video games of their schedule and that can depart Austria to push reserve guard Paul Zamar into heavier minutes within the absence of Romeo and Cabagnot.
“We now have the chance to subject in additional gamers like Paul and his confidence needs to be developed for the approaching video games,” stated Austria.
Zamar, who averages lower than eight minutes a sport, performed extensively in opposition to the Gasoline Masters logging in 21:22 and scoring 5 factors on 2-of-6 capturing with three rebounds and two assists.
“Alex just isn’t near returning, possibly Terrence too, however I’m praying that their accidents usually are not too severe,” stated Austria.
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