Still far from peak, Gabayni excited to learn more from Codiñera

first_imgWith region catching up, full force PH squad needed says Uichico Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite LATEST STORIES MOST READ SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test Luckily, Gabayni has Codiñera, one of the best defensive stoppers in the PBA during his heyday, on his side to guide him along the way and teach him to further improve his craft.“Having coach Jerry with me, I think I can learn a lot from him. He’s the ‘Defense Minister,’ and he’s not just a big man coach. I’m looking forward to learning more from him in Arellano,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Dozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on government But this stellar showing from Gabayni was no miracle, as the 23-year-old big man made the most of the chances given to him.“I told myself to just be ready even though I wasn’t used that much in the eliminations and the semifinals. I know the time will come when I can show what I can do for the team,” he said. “And when my time came, I just gave it my all to help our team win.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnIt may just be the silver lining Racal needs to move forward, but Gabayni believes that he’s still far from his top form.“I know what I did still wasn’t enough because I know that I still can improve. And I won’t stop until I get to where I want to be,” he said. Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikelycenter_img Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Canadian military mobilized to help Newfoundland dig out Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netRacal wound up on the losing end in the 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Finals, but coach Jerry Codiñera should be proud seeing Joseph Gabayni regain his old form in the championship series.Posting a measly 1.9 points and 2.2 rebounds prior to Game 2 of the championship series, the Arellano transferee racked up 13.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, and 1.0 assist in the final two games of the conference and provided ample help for the Tile Masters in the title clash against Cignal-San Beda.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more