Young Taki Saito displays grace in first appearance as PBA muse

first_imgView comments Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense “When I arrived, I actually came a little but late because I just came from Sunday Pinasaya [GMA’s Sunday variety show] and I was already stressed,” said Saito. “So when I came here I said to myself that I’d just go with the flow and follow whoever’s in front of me.”“I just wanted to enjoy myself and I really did enjoy and I was so happy because my team, Alaska, was very nice to me and they really took care of me.”What helped Saito ease herself was how Alaska skipper Simon Enciso treated her like a baby sister.“I was very happy to meet him and he was always asking me if I was okay because he knows I’m underage,” said Saito. “They took care of me like a baby.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Myrtle Sarrosa fulfills childhood dream of representing Ginebra At just 17-years-old, Taki Saito doesn’t have problems being one of the faces of the longest-running noontime show in the Philippines.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson And yet when she was chosen as the muse of Alaska for the opening ceremonies of the PBA’s 43rd season, she couldn’t help but draw back a little.“It was a big pressure because it was really big news for me and this is my first time doing this,” said Saito Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “My first reaction was ‘oh my God what does a muse do? What will I do?’”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSaito’s initial jitters, though, seemed to have faded away once she led the Aces onto the historic floor of the Big Dome.She displayed the grace and confidence in front of the thousands of the spectators, and she did it as the first muse to be introduced in the opening ceremonies. Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals LATEST STORIESlast_img read more