Garcia: "It's really hard to change a Chris Tiu"

Chris Tiu's leadership is something Coach Caloy Garcia will miss. Rick Dela Cruz (file photo)
By Ivan Saldajeno

PARANAQUE--Caloy Garcia said that the retirement of Chris Tiu is a huge blow for Rain Or Shine.

"It's really hard to change a Chris Tiu," the Elasto Painters' chief tactician said on Thursday during the PBA Media Day at the Solaire Tent.

On what they will miss from Tiu, who announced his retirement on Tuesday, Garcia replied, "Yung leadership nya. It's the hardest quality to find. That's what he really brought to the table."

With Tiu now gone, Garcia said that it is time for the other ROS vets to turn up their game further.

"I think now is the time for these other veteran players to step up their plays and bring the team," he further said.

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