Robbie Herndon is happy about the potential of having a distinguished half within the rotation now that he’s with NLEX after being omitted within the free agent pool by San Miguel Beer.
“I see myself having a much bigger function right here,” Herndon mentioned after making his Highway Warriors debut Wednesday within the PBA On Tour towards the Meralco Bolts at Ynares Sports activities Area in Pasig Metropolis.
Herndon had 10 factors on 3-of-9 capturing with three rebounds and two assists through the midweek contest that noticed NLEX take in a 96-83 win over Meralco.
He performed virtually 24 minutes which was a rarity throughout his three-conference stint with San Miguel the place he was a part of the run to the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup title.
The spotlight of his brief keep was the clutch photographs he made throughout Sport 3 of the Philippine Cup Finals which noticed the Beermen defeating the TNT Tropang Giga in extra time.
Minutes, nevertheless, had been scarce for essentially the most half as San Miguel had a bevy of expertise on the capturing guard and small ahead spots like CJ Perez, Marcio Lassiter and Chris Ross.
“It’s no secret that San Miguel has a stacked workforce, proper?” Herndon mentioned. “I want all the perfect to my brothers on the market. I like them and made lifelong mates and I’m blessed to be a part of that.”
What Herndon hopes is a reprisal of what he loved whereas taking part in for Alaska from 2019 to 2022 as one of many key members on the roster.
“I see myself having that very same function once I was one of many essential gamers with Alaska,” mentioned Herndon.
“As a participant, that’s thrilling, proper? I simply wish to proceed constructing chemistry and find out how every participant performs,” Herndon added.
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