Paul Desiderio ready to bring ‘Atin to’ fire to Blackwater
For someone picked fourth in a draft that was supposedly lacking in depth, Paul Desiderio will have some of the spotlight trained on him.
Most of it will be residue sheen from his stint with University of the Philippines in the UAAP, where he ended a career that took on folk hero proportions when he led the Maroons to their first Finals stint in decades.
But he feels little pressure. What he embraces is the challenge.
“At this point, all I really want to gain is the experience,” Desiderio told the Inquirer during the recent PBA media day.
He knows he has to find his niche in Blackwater coach Bong Ramos’ system, a search that should be easier after the Elite dealt away Paul Zamar.
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