MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes fired again at Cambodian coach Harry Savaya for his feedback after the gold meal match of the boys’s 5×5 basketball match within the thirty second Southeast Asian Video games at Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
After the Philippines regained the gold medal with an 80-69 win over Cambodia, Savaya was fast to touch upon Reyes’ teaching method.
The truth is, Savaya even offered to “teach” the PBA champion coach methods to coach higher.
“He blamed the climate, he blamed all the things, he blamed the gamers. I don’t try this. I can educate him—if he needs—about teaching. In Europe, in all places, the locations he’s by no means been,” Savaya mentioned of Reyes.
It took just a few days, however Reyes lastly entertained the feedback in an episode of One Information’ The Huge Story.
“I feel he received affected by the warmth. I feel he’s nonetheless hallucinating up till now,” Reyes mentioned in jest.
The Gilas mentor, nevertheless, clarified that he didn’t blame anybody however was as an alternative stating details.
“I feel he mentioned that as a result of after we misplaced, the media requested me what my feedback have been and I mentioned we didn’t have the actual Justin Brownlee as a result of he suffered from extreme dehydration […] I by no means blamed the gamers, I simply said the details,” advised Reyes.
“On this situation, it was a reality and everybody was speaking about it, each different coach and participant.”
The strain between Savaya and Reyes started when Cambodia defeated the Philippines, 79-68, within the SEA Video games preliminary spherical.
In that recreation, Savaya triggered the Gilas Pilipinas bench “night time night time” gesture as he referred to as a time with the sport already determined.
Nonetheless, Reyes concluded his brief and candy reply by saying that they had the final snigger over the Cambodian group and Savaya.
“We had the final snigger. Aside from that, I don’t wish to touch upon the teaching.”
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