Wanting to stay competitive for many years to come, Barangay Ginbera pulled a post-draft trade on Tuesday where Jean Kings addressed a position where stars of their age were present.
Injured Jeremiah Gray, selected as the second overall pick by Terafirma on Sunday, found his way to the Kings stage after Deep sent him for No. 8 pick Xavi Gomez de Liano and unexpected sophomore Brian Enriquez.
Geneva coach Tim Cohen says the team is willing to take advantage of Gray’s injured knee because even his delayed arrival could certainly boost their stock like Jeff Chan, Jared Dillinger and 40-year-old Joe Devans. The front space.
Recovering in the United States
“Jeremiah is a talent we are ready to wait for,” Shanku told Inquirer shortly after the league officially cleared the shuffle. Gray could not join the draft because he is still recovering from an ACL operation in the United States.
“Reports are that he may be out of action for a full year from now, but he is young and we are an established team [that] Can wait, especially with Stanley [Pringle’s] Go back, ”Shanku explained.
Another trade was actually approved by the commissioner’s office, with No. 7 Tyrus Hill and Dave Murrell moving from NLEX to Converse next year to pick the first round of the new team.
Hill and Murrell are ready to join the holdover from the last Alaska squad that broke up after 36 glorious years last season. FiberXers has tabulated big men Geo Ambot and Justin Arana as the third and fourth picks in the draft, respectively.
Shanku said both parties got what they wanted in the trade started by Dormat Deep.
“We really liked Xavi and thought he could play an important role as a shooter for us, but Terafirma really liked him and requested for him,” Shanku said.
Enriquez was ranked 13th overall by the Kings last year and has played just 13 games throughout the season. Still, Shanku thinks the dip in the roughness of the young forward is a diamond.
High front line
“Brian is going to surprise a lot of people. He could be stolen in that trade. We’ll miss Brian. He was one of our toughest workers,” Koen said.
Ginebra won the Governors Cup last season at the expense of Meralco, without Pringle and a lineup that is one of the oldest in the league.
With Pringle returning when the 47th season begins on June 5, Genebra will still have a load lot to provide an impressive front line with Japeth Aguilar and Christian Standhardinger.
TNT will defend the Philippine Cup and San Miguel Bear will remain there as a force to be reckoned with as Jun Mar Fazardo once again becomes the most valuable player form.
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