MANILA, Philippines– With Kevin Quiambao being a final substitute for Ange Kouame, Strong Group Realty vows to offer its finest to stand for the nation despite the limited prep work in the 32nd Dubai International Basketball Championship project beginning on Friday.
Strong Group instructor Charles Tiu verified on Wednesday that Quiambao, the UAAP Season 85 leading novice from La Salle will certainly change Kouame, that was eliminated of the event due to dengue.
The group thought about Justine Brownlee as well as Andray Blatche yet both were not readily available.
Tiu confessed their team had a limited accumulation for the event, hardly obtaining a full presence in technique. But he guarantees that Strong Group will certainly attempt its finest to win video games.
“We are basically a college team with imports. We will try to win it but it’s been tough. Only today we were complete for the first time. Guys were sick or injured,” Tiu stated in a message.
Some participants of the group fly to Dubai on Wednesday, complied with by the remainder of the delegation on Thursday.
The Strong Group, possessed by previous Ateneo Blue Eagle Jacob Lao, opens its Dubai tilt versus the United Arab Emirates nationwide group on Friday at 11 p.m. (Manila time).
Former NBA gamers Nick Young, Renaldo Balkman, as well as Shabazz Muhammad lead the collegiate-laden team, additionally made up of Korean Basketball League- bound Justine Baltazar.
Completing the team are Adamson celebrity Jerom Lastimosa, ruling NCAA MVP Will Gozum as well as Migs Oczon of College ofSt Benilde, University of the Philippines’ latest hire Francis LeBron Lopez as well as his colleague JD Cagulangan, Blue Eagles BJ Andrade as well as Inand Fornillos, as well as Sedrick Barefield.
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