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PBA: Meralco trade for Almazan finally approved

By Paul Lintag on May 14, 2019 05:26 PM

In Almazan, the Bolts get a former top-3 pick and many-time national team member.

Meralco finally gets its big man.

The PBA on Tuesday has approved the trade between Meralco and Rain or Shine that would land star center Raymond Almazan to the Bolts.

In exchange, ROS will get two first round picks from Meralco in 2019 and 2021.

Meralco has been looking to land a big man for a long time, which would immediately addresse the team’s problems particularly in the All-Filipino.

In Almazan, the Bolts get a former top-3 pick and many-time national team member.

However, Almazan is coming off an injury-riddled conference where he only suited up for six games for ROS in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup.

ROS continues to stockpile assets with two additional first round picks over the next three years.


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