MANILA, Philippines-Wayne Selden Jr. expressed remorse over failing to see motion in NLEX’s loss to Barangay Ginebra within the quarterfinals of the PBA Governors’ Cup on Sunday as a consequence of a sprained foot.
Selden was left to play the function of cheerleader through the 127-93 defeat that ended the Highway Warriors marketing campaign at Sensible Araneta Coliseum regardless of efforts to try to make himself accessible up to now couple of days.
“It was robust,” Selden stated of the damage which got here throughout Wednesday’s loss to San Miguel Beer at Philsports Enviornment in Pasig Metropolis. “I attempted to work it out, however I couldn’t actually run. I wouldn’t have been efficient had I attempted to play.”
NLEX was left to play all-Filipino, and it proved that Selden was sorely missed as Ginebra turned the playoff contest right into a blowout.
It was a disappointing end for NLEX, which began the convention with 4 straight wins beneath authentic import Jonathon Simmons.
“I used to be getting ready to face Ginebra with him on the ground,” NLEX coach Frankie Lim stated in Filipino. “However earlier this morning, I acquired a textual content message from our physician and stated that Wayne couldn’t play.”
Selden got here in as a alternative for Simmons and proved to be equally good, as seen along with his convention averages of 31.9 factors, 6.6 rebounds, 6.7 assists and a pair of.4 steals in seven appearances.
However Selden and the Highway Warriors went 3-4 through the latter a part of the eliminations, earlier than the Gin Kings confirmed them the door on Sunday.
“I actually loved my time right here,” Selden stated. “I want I used to be in a position to compete down the stretch and provides us an opportunity. However I had fun right here.”
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