Reid could miss games for SMB with injured Achilles heel | Inquirer Sports

Reid could miss games for SMB with injured Achilles heel

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:10 PM August 20, 2016
San Miguel's AZ Reid. PBA IMAGES

San Miguel’s AZ Reid. PBA IMAGES

San Miguel import AZ Reid said on Friday there’s a possibility he will miss future games for the Beermen due to a sore Achilles’ tendon in his right foot.

Reid has been playing consistently upwards of 40 minutes per game in each of San Miguel’s six games.

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“I’m not going to play if I continue to play like this,” said Reid at Ynares Sports Center Antipolo after their 98-92 loss to Globalport. “It happens. Injuries are part of the sport and my Achilles [expletive] up.”

San Miguel has a 4-2 record and is in a logjam with Barangay Ginebra and Mahindra in the second seed behind the unbeaten TNT, and Reid projects himself sitting out games in the remaining five games of the Governors’ Cup.

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Reid added he felt the pain after their victory over Ginebra on Aug. 14.

“It didn’t get better and it only got worse. I can’t really move the way I want to. I can’t get the lift on my jumpshots. I got a lot of points in the post but I’m not right,” said Reid who had 41 points and 15 rebounds in their loss to the Batang Pier.

“Of course there’s a big prospect [of me sitting out games]. I’m not going to tear my body up. Yes I want to play, but I have to be smart and my foot is a major part and it’s my priority.”

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