• share this

Paul Lee hurt again in ROS loss to TNT

07:01 PM March 22, 2016


Bad news struck Paul Lee anew when he hurt his left knee in Rain or Shine’s game against TNT on Monday.

“Just bad luck. My knee got hit when I landed,” he said, as he went down at the 4:02 mark of the second quarter when he challenged TNT guard Ryan Reyes’ three-point attempt.


Still, Lee remained optimistic he’ll be able to recover right away.

“Hopefully, it’s just contusion. The coming break is going to be helpful because I will have time to recover.”


The star guard is also confident about the Elasto Painters’ chances to make the playoffs.

“Yung chance, nandyan pa rin naman The chance is still there for us and we still have control over our situation,” said Lee.

The Painters are currently on a four-team logjam in fifth place with TNT, Star, and Mahindra, all carrying identical 4-4 slates.

“Hindi naman kami umaasa sa ibang team. At least, nasa amin pa rin, depende na lang kung paano kami maglalaro talaga, paano kami magba-bounce back sa next game namin,” he said.

Lee is also focused on regaining his game shape after being sidelined with a knee injury in last conference’s semifinals and returning early this month.

“I gained weight and I won’t be able to shed off those extra pounds easily. But my goal is to get to 200 pounds because I’m about 217 right now,” Lee said. “Before, I feel okay with that weight but the type of game today, I really have to cut down my weight and I have to do it gradually.”

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

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: 2016 Commissioner's Cup, Paul Lee, pba, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, ROS, TNT
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2019 | 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.