Gary David, Powerade's chief gunner who towed the eighth-seeded Tigers into the Philippine Cup finals last month, feels sad about news of a trade that would send teammate Marcio Lassiter to Petron Blaze in exchange for Nonoy Baclao and Rey Guevarra.
"Of course, I felt sad when I heard the news," said David, who averaged 25.8 points in the Philippine Cup. "But I also know that it's part of the business. I understand, I'm also a player. We players can't do anything about it. The only thing we can control is our game. We just have to give it our best all the time."
David and Lassiter are two-thirds of Powerade's vaunted Big Three. Along with JV Casio, they form what Talk 'N Text coach Chot Reyes calls the best wingmen rotation in the league. The proposed trade is still up for approval by Commissioner Chito Salud, and some have questioned the motive behind the trade in the wake of reports that the Powerade franchise will be re-absorbed by the San Miguel group.
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