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Meneses hopes to see Teodoro involve his teammates more

first_imgLATEST STORIES View comments Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netIs it time for Tey Teodoro to embrace more of a playmaking role rather than just be Jose Rizal U’s go-to scorer?If coach Vergel Meneses would have his way, he’d love to see that shift , especially with how the the fourth-year gunner has struggled this NCAA Season 93.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss01:37PNP vows dismissal for cadets in alleged hazing at PNPA01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMCcenter_img SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief “I told him that he should be able to play and adapt on what’s beneficial for the team. He should play with a goal that he wants to involve his teammates,” the mentor said in Filipino.Meneses went as far as wishing Teodoro to emulate a former NCAA rival in Jio Jalalon.  “He should be like Jalalon who is a facilitator and who makes his teammates better.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Things didn’t get better on Friday in the Heavy Bombers’ 81-53 rout of St. Benilde, with the prized gunslinger mustering 13 points on a 3-of-5 sniping but failing to dish any dimes in the win.Luckily, Meneses was able to draw valuable contributions from the likes of Ervin Grospe, Jed Mendoza, MJ Dela Virgen, and Gio Lasquety.“I gave the others chance and good things happened for the team,” he said after JRU racked its first winning streak of the season and improved to 4-3. “You can see the talent of Grospe and Mendoza. So it’s a challenge for Tey to make his teammates better.”With two more games before the end of the first round, the PBA legend is just being patient as he hopes to turn Teodoro to the playmaker role he’s envisioning him to be for the benefit of the squad.“I’m here to guide him. That’s the job of a coach. Whatever the player’s weaknesses are, I have to tell it to him and help him improve on that. That’s my role,” said Meneses.ADVERTISEMENT Teodoro has been averaging 13.2 points on a 30.4-percent from three, on top of 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists this season. Read Next WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Napa disappointed with Knights’ lack of ‘team effort’last_img

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