GROWLING Tigers point guard Renzo Subido will not see action in the next UAAP basketball wars, out of dissatisfaction over his performance in the league.
“I have spent the last few weeks reassessing my performance during my first three years in the UAAP and I’ve arrived to the conclusion that I am not satisfied with how I’ve played,” Subido said in a May 4 Twitter post.
— renzosubido (@RenzoSubido) May 4, 2017
He added he would not suit up for UAAP Season 80. Instead, he will join the AMA Titans in the PBA Developmental League to improve his skills.
In an interview, Subido said he already settled the matter with Tigers head coach Rodil “Boy” Sablan and Institute of Physical Education and Athletics director Fr. Ermito de Sagon, O.P.
“Napag-usapan na namin ng family ko na mag-sit out muna and I’m not going to play next season,” the former De La Salle-Zobel cager told the Varsitarian.
He said he was not able to tell the team about his decision since Sablan was at the Palarong Pambansa in Antique scouting for recruits.
Rabbi Tomacruz, assistant coach for the Tigers, said Subido had not attended team practices since last week.
“Nagsabi siya noon na may exam daw siya. We found out na nagpunta siya sa D-League. From then on, hindi na nagpakita dito,” Tomacruz said in an interview.
Despite the decision, the commerce student said he would continue his studies in the UST.
The 5’9″ guard averaged 6.7 points during Season 79.