MANILA, Philippines—Kai Sotto has but to play within the NBA Summer season League after two video games with the Orlando Magic in Las Vegas.
Regardless, Sotto vowed to be prepared as soon as he lastly will get his probability.
“[I’m] simply making an attempt to indicate the coaches that I’m teammate, I’m participant. I’ll be prepared each time they name my identify. I’ll be a constructive man on the nook, on the bench,” Sotto mentioned in a video interview launched by NBA Philippines on Tuesday.
“I’m identical to a sponge, simply making an attempt to study from everyone, from all of the issues occurring to us.”
To this point, Magic coach Dylan Murphy has determined to maintain Sotto on the bench in each losses to the Detroit Pistons on Sunday and the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.
Sotto was among the many 10 gamers who logged a DNP (Did Not Play) in opposition to the Pacers amid “We Need Sotto” chants contained in the Thomas & Mack Area.
The minutes could also be nonexistent for Sotto thus far within the Summer season League however he’s been getting loads of help from his countrymen regardless.
I’m actually blissful to see Filipinos come and watch our sport and help,” mentioned Sotto.
“I really feel like in every single place I am going, I signify the Philippines so I simply have to pay attention to my actions and like I mentioned, right here within the Summer season League, I acquired to place within the work and keep prepared when the coach calls my identify.”
The Magic play the New York Knicks on Thursday.
Kai Sotto benched anew amid followers’ clamor in NBA Summer season League
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