Blackwater Elite owner Dioceldo Sy made a bold statement in light of the reshuffling done recently, saying his team is not “playing to lose” and
“Siguro, nadala namin yung attitude namin sa Ginebra. Na-improve namin yung takbuhan. Running game talaga sistema ng NorthPort,” – Kevin Ferrer #PBA
“We invited Ray Parks but he declined. My understanding is he declined to be part of the pool. I asked Yvette Reyes to get in touch with him, so my understanding is may iba siyang priorities,” – Yeng Guiao #FIBAWC #GilasPilipinas
Following his involvement in separate incidents in back to back games in the on-going 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, Calvin Abueva has been suspended indefinitely by the league.
Montalbo will play for the retooling Makati Super Crunch, one of the hottest teams in the recent MPBL Datu Cup, but falter in the playoffs and lost to the Quezon City Capitals in the northern division quarterfinal round.
The second day of Asia League’s Summer Super 8 tournament at the Macao East Asian Games Dome saw all 4 CBA and KBL teams put away a victory asETLand Elephant and Guangzhou Long Lions rankedfirst in Group A and B.