“The injury was so bad, that I thought, ‘Tapos na.’ Actually, right now, it’s not yet completely healed, my knee is not even straight right now.”
– Larry Fonacier on the knee injury that threatened his career before he joined the PBA
In the latest episode of the Overtime podcast, PBA Philippine Cup finals Most Valuable Player Larry Fonacier joins InterAKTV’s Jaemark Tordecilla to talk about the recently-concluded championship series. He candidly admits that some Talk ‘N Text members were already thinking about vacation when the team fell into a 3-1 hole against Petron Blaze in the semis, and how winning the MVP award is redemption for him after a nightmarish Game Seven against the Boosters in last year’s Governors’ Cup.
Fonacier also discusses the career-threatening knee injury that almost kept him from his PBA dream, and how his new-found faith allowed him to cope with whatever was in store for him. He also talks about the differences in styles of coaches Chot Reyes, Tim Cone, and Yeng Guiao, the difficulties of defending Gary David, and the brotherhood he shares with his Ateneo college teammates.
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