An angry Terrence Romeo recently took to Twitter to slam his fellow players who called the Gilas scuffle ’embarrassing’.
Terrence made it clear that his team doesn’t care about the criticisms hurled at them following the brawl. He added that those who were ashamed of their fight should just go ahead and change their nationality to Australian.
Read his full tweet here:
While Terrence did not mention anyone in particular, it seems like his tweets were meant for former Gilas captain Jimmy Alapag and several PBA players, including Chris Ross and Sol Mercado. The three did not mince words when they called the Gilas rumble embarrassing.
The melee started during the 3rd quarter of the game against Australia, when Gilas guard Roger Pogoy collided with Boomers wingman Chris Goulding. This prompted Australia’s big man Daniel Kickert to elbow Pogoy, resulting into a full-blown fight between the two teams.
Terrence was one of the nine Gilas players who were given flagrant fouls and were subsequently disqualified from the game. The other eight were Roger Pogoy, Jayson Castro, Calvin Abueva, Andray Blatche, Troy Rosario, Japeth Aguilar, Carly Bryan Cruz, and Matthew Wright.
Thus, only June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood, and Baser Amer were left in the Philippine team to finish the fame.
The referees then awarded the game to Australia after Fajardo and Norwood got fouled out.
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