Out for nearly a year, Jonathan Grey rues timing of injury with NorthPort surging

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first_imgDuterte wants probe of SEA Games mess MOST READ ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP The Batang Pier are on a tear in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup with their 127-99 thrashing of Blackwater giving them a 7-1 record, and missing this kind of run is what Grey is disappointed about.Grey ruptured the tendon while doing extra work after practice and he heard something pop when he took off for a layup.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“I want to help my teammates especially now that the team has been playing so well,” said Grey in Filipino Saturday at Cuneta Astrodome. “If I could just turn back time I’ll tell myself that I shouldn’t done it.”“You won’t know what will happen exactly and I’ve been doing this every day and this thing just happened. I think there’s a reason why this happened and I think this is the time that I should take care of myself more as an athlete.” Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transportcenter_img Grey has been one of the better players for NorthPort this conference putting up respectable numbers of 9.5 points, 2.3 assists, 1.0 steals in just 20 minutes a game.The third-year player said he’s set to undergo surgery this coming week after consulting and setting up an appointment with orthopedic surgeon Raul Canlas.“Every player fears this, getting injured in his knee, but this is part of the job,” said Grey. “The first thing I have to do is accept what happened and second is I have to adjust what happens after.”ADVERTISEMENT DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess PVL: Creamline deals PetroGazz its 1st loss for share of lead Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—NorthPort wingman Jonathan Grey is expected to miss around 10 months of action after suffering a ruptured patellar tendon in his left leg during the team’s Saturday practice.Grey admitted that the injury has been a big blow not just to his physical well-being but to his overall psyche.ADVERTISEMENT Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more