Austria says Gillenwater up for evaluation: ‘We’re not impressed’

first_imgWinfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations LATEST STORIES Gutsy Rain or Shine keeps San Miguel winless with OT win China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO — Tuesday is judgment day for San Miguel import Troy Gillenwater.With Gillenwater failing to impress in his first two outings for the Grand Slam-seeking Beermen, coach Leo Austria said the team is now in the process of evaluation, especially after the squad reeled to its first 0-2 start in three years after a 123-119 overtime defeat to Rain or Shine on Sunday night.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “We’ll have to think about it. We have to evaluate. Any player is subject for evaluation if they are helpful or not. It should be a collective decision,” Austria said.Through two games, Gillenwater averaged only 15.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownEven Austria admitted that he wasn’t blown away with Gillenwater’s performance.It also didn’t help that the 29-year-old was ejected late in the first half against the Elasto Painters after making physical contact with referee Rey Yante. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Compared to the other imports, we’re not impressed,” he said. “His first quarter is very impressive, but that’s just the first quarter. He should last at least 40 minutes per game and we saw that he’s so frustrated.”Austria shared that San Miguel is now pressed for time to make a decision quick, with the duel against Alaska set on Saturday in Dumaguete.But if the Beermen decide to make a change, they are still left with a tough decision to make with last season’s Best Import Charles Rhodes or San Miguel Alab Pilipinas reinforcement Renaldo Balkman both available.“Hopefully, we’ll have a decision soon. The sooner the better,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View commentslast_img read more