Meralco picks up Chris Lutz

Paul Lintag on Jan 16, 2017 03:55 PM
Meralco picks up Chris Lutz
Chris Lutz is headed to Meralco after the Bolts picked him up from the unrestricted free agent list of San Miguel. (Photo from the PBA on Twitter, @pbaconnect)

Chris Lutz's time in San Miguel has officially ended after the former Gilas Pilipinas gunner has been picked up by the Meralco Bolts Monday.

After becoming an unrestricted free agent over the weekend, the third pick of the 2011 draft is headed to the Bolts. The PBA's official Twitter account confirmed the movement.

Lutz, a three-time champion with the Beermen and a member of the original Gilas program, has been limited by injuries as of late. He recently went to the US to undergo hip treatment last year.

Since being drafted by the then Petron Blaze Boosters, Lutz has averaged 8.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game for his career. His rookie year remains as his best although when healthy, he has been a steady part of a talented San Miguel rotation.

He hasn't played yet in the 2017 Philippine Cup.


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