Romeo Travis ‘beyond frustrated’ as Magnolia keeps on losing ‘the same way’

first_imgLeonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi, other stars react to Oscar nominations Thailand reports case of coronavirus from China FILE – Magnolia import Romeo Travis. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines–Magnolia import Romeo Travis couldn’t help but express his disappointment over the Hotshots’ 98-97 loss against TNT Monday night that cost them a shot at keeping their PBA Governors’ Cup crown.“It’s been [going on] all year: We get a big lead and mysteriously, it disappears,” Travis, whose herculean effort of 32 points and 26 rebounds was put to naught, told scribes after the contest at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT The Hotshots at one point enjoyed an 18 point advantage, looking all primed for a decider on Wednesday.“I don’t know how it happens but it always seems to happen to us very frequently,” said Travis.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4Travis is not a stranger to this Magnolia team. In fact, he helped steer the Hotshots to this tournament’s summit last year, within that bid a 50-point explosion.Asked on what led to the debacle, the American reinforcement, in between sighs, said he has a lot in mind. Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing down Microsoft ends free Windows 7 security updates on Tuesday SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption ‘People evacuated on their own’ No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist “A lot of things went wrong,” he said.”Mainly, it was lack of discipline. We had turnovers throughout [the game].”“It’s just ironic that it happens the same way, often,” Travis added.Even more frustrating for Travis is that he couldn’t fully verbalize his frustration.“I go out there and play my heart out? And the same things keep, continue happening to me?”“Frustrating is me not being able to curse right now. I’m beyond frustrated. I’m very, very, very, very upset and that’s me saying it the best way I can,” Travis added.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img SEA Games: Philippines draws Indonesia in water polo opener LATEST STORIES So does this mean he’s closing the door on another tour of duty with Magnolia?“I don’t even want to talk about no next year right now,” he said. “I’m very… my mind is … frustrated right now. I can’t even think about tomorrow, let alone next year.”Travis, whose no-nonsense approach endeared him to many of Magnolia’s fans, said the decision is up to the club’s brass.“It’s up to them. They have to call me. I just can’t say I’m coming back. I can’t offer myself a contract,” he said.“I don’t know about the future. I don’t know if they want me back.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ NFA assures ample rice supply in ashfall, eruption-affected areas Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img