James White motivated by Phoenix’s early exit last conference

first_imgTruck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil And White plans to use those teachings as he immerses himself with the Fuel Masters for the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup and try to replicate the success he had in Kia with Phoenix.White was the import that led the Enforcer to their first and only playoffs appearance after finishing the 2016 Commissioner’s Cup with a 6-5 record.“I get motivation from my teammates, they went through a lot of things, a lot of adversity,” said White, referring to Phoenix’ failed playoffs bid in the Philippine Cup.The furthest the Fuel Masters got in the Philippine Cup was a playoff for the 8th seed where they lost to TNT.“They got a playoff only to be knocked out so I think that emotion carried over and now we’re motivated,” said White. “We’re just getting motivated to keep moving forward and keep pushing.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC MOST READ LATEST STORIES Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew When James White first entered the PBA, the then 22-year-old was just few months removed from his time with Georgia Tech.ADVERTISEMENT 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 UAAP football: UST clinches Final Four spot at expense of UE White, though, had seamless adjustment to the life in the Philippines, thanks to legendary Manny Pacquiao, who was the player-coach of Kia back in 2016.A couple of years have passed since White and Pacquiao shared the same uniform, but the teenage-looking import hasn’t forgotten the lessons the eight-division boxing World champion had taught him.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 crown“The biggest lesson he gave me is to keep working hard no matter what, even though you’re in a situation where you don’t want to work, you just got to keep going,” said White, who is now part of Phoenix, said after practice at Upper Deck Sports Center.“You should work harder on the times when you don’t want to work.”last_img

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