Former TnT KaTropa point guard Terrence Romeo officially joins the San Miguel Beermen (SMB) in his first appearance as the newest member of the team.
During SMB’s Thursday training session in Acropolis Gym, Quezon City, team governor Robert Non introduces Romeo, along with other additions Paul Zamar and Ronald Tubid.
Referring to Romeo, Non says, “The most misunderstood player, I think. But he’s a great guy. I think he can be of great help to the team.”
Non, not oblivious of Romeo’s repute in the basketball industry, adds, “Maybe some of them (co-athletes) misunderstood him (Romeo), or envy his achievements, (because they) can’t compete with him. But in this team, we’d like to welcome him.”
The 5-foot-11 Romeo transferred to SMB in exchange for Brian Heruela, David Semerad, and SMB’s draft pick in 2021 .
Romeo, former King Tamaraw and Gilas Pilipinas cager, was a no-show until today. SMB team manager Gee Abanilla explains that the team management had to talk to the players first, which was why he was not around in the first training session held yesterday at the same venue.
Stars June Mar Fajardo, Marcio Lassiter, Alex Cabagnot, Arwind Santos, and Chris Ross, among others, meanwhile returned from a holiday break and began their preparation as early as the second day of the new year for the 2019 PBA season.
Aside from the introduction of the new players, Non also officiates the acquisition of “The Captain,” Jimmy Alapag, as the new assistant coach.
Video courtesy of MANILA BULLETIN Sports.
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