Terrence Romeo fined P25K for ‘ref from another planet’ remark

first_imgRomeo felt slighted after he was called for a ball-handling violation thrice in a span of 26 seconds late in the fourth quarter, first for ball-carrying and the last, a traveling violation with the game already out of reach.READ: Romeo on dribbling violations: Ref officiated from another planet beforeFEATURED 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 crownThe calls perplexed the former FEU guard and had no second thoughts calling out the officials which made the whistle.“Siguro may nakikita yung referee na talagang nakikita niya siguro yung sa galing ibang planeta eh. Hindi ko alam kung ano, so siguro next time, mag-aadjust ako, kasi ewan ko kung saang planeta siya nag-referee before. Eh wala akong magagawa. Pero di bale, adjust na lang ako. Sana makapasyal ako sa planeta nila next time,” he said. Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ 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 LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames MOST READ Giannis, Bucks turn back Celtics to force Game 7 (I don’t know what the referee was looking at, but perhaps the referee was used to watching someone from another planet. But I guess I would just have to make adjustments next time because I don’t know what planet the referee officiated in before. I can’t do anything about it. I’ll just make adjustments and hopefully, I’ll be able to visit their planet next time.)Romeo finished with 11 points on a 4-of-13 shooting in his TNT debut since being traded from GlobalPort in the offseason.He met with PBA commissioner Willie Marcial on Friday before the fine was handed down.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PBA IMAGESTerrence Romeo was slapped with a hefty P25,000 fine for his controversial comments on the officiating in TNT’s 128-114 victory over GlobalPort last Sunday.The PBA deemed the super scorer’s statements as detrimental to the league as a frustrated Romeo went sarcastic and said one of the referees had officiated in a “in a another planet” before.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img