NLEX coach Guiao looks to make roster changes after another bad loss | Inquirer Sports

NLEX coach Guiao looks to make roster changes after another bad loss

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 12:25 AM May 17, 2018

It hasn’t been the smoothest of rides for NLEX at the start of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, and its latest setback has prompted its disgruntled head coach Yeng Guiao to consider making some changes to its roster.


“I guess we have to seriously think about making changes,” said Guiao after a 116-94 loss to GlobalPort on Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “Changes could mean changes in the lineup and I’m not saying it’s just the import we’re looking at, there could be some changes in the local lineup also.”

“When things like this one happen, you have to shake it up a little bit and continue going through the process.”


Although Guiao didn’t say it directly, he did imply that import Arnett Moultrie hasn’t been as consistent as he had hoped for.

Moultrie was a beast for the Road Warriors in their lone win of the season, a 120-115 victory over Phoenix, finishing with 37 points, 17 rebounds, eight assists, and four blocks while going 15-of-29 from the field.

The 6-foot-10 big man, however, went relatively cold against the Batang Pier finishing with 19 points, on 8-of-20 shooting, 10 rebounds, three assists, and one block.

“Tonight there was something lacking from him, it’s just the passion, the desire, and the emotion. I think he has the right skills as I said to play for us and with us in our system but he has to have the desire within himself,” said Guiao.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Arnett Moultrie, NLEX Road Warriors, PBA Commissioner’s Cup, Sports, Yeng Guiao
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.