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RoS import vows to play better after lack of aggressive play vs Kia

/ 10:01 PM August 13, 2017

J’Nathan Bullock. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.net

Even J’Nathan Bullock admitted his debut game for Rain or Shine on Sunday was far from advertised.

“It wasn’t my best performance, but we were able to still get the win,” he said after posting 20 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, and two blocks in the Elasto Painters’ 94-86 win over Kia.

Though Bullock’s statline was still decent compared to his counterparts, coach Caloy Garcia expressed his displeasure for what he felt was lack of aggressiveness from his new reinforcement, as he only earned six free throws for the game.

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“Our import took too much outside shots. He only started attacking the basket in the last six minutes of the game and that’s the only time we started getting to the line. I was surprised that he was not able to get to the stripe during the first half, so I just told him in the fourth quarter to head to the line,” said the youthful mentor.

The 30-year-old Bullock understand his coach’s concenr and vowed to adjust better for Rain or Shine’s next game.

“The style of play here is what I got to be able to adjust to. I was fortunate to have this game right now so I can adjust and make the adjustments this week,” he said, as the Elasto Painters gear up for TNT next Sunday. “Life’s a challenge. I accept all challenges and we’ll just see what happens.”

What Bullock’s glad about, though, is helping Rain or Shine finally break out of its slump and level its standing at 2-2, even if it came against a lowly foe like the Picanto.

“Even though it wasn’t the best team in the league, it’s still a win,” he said.

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