Philippines' Green Warriors start quest for Terrific 12 title in Macau
Paul Lintag on Sep 18, 2018 12:44 PM
Former Best Import for TNT Richard Howell will serve as iECO Green Warriors' main import in the Terrific 12 tournament in Macau. (Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBN News)
MACAU --- The road to the Terrific 12 title starts Tuesday for the PBA D-League All-Stars.
Playing under the banner of iECO, the Green Warriors start Group C campaign against the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the main 9:00 p.m. game at Studio City here.
Coached by former Phoenix Fuel Masters mentor Ariel Vanguardia, the Green Warriors' core is made up of Go for Gold, champions of the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup.
Facing the Green Warriors to start the Terrific 12 are the Golden Kings of the Japanese B.League.
Former Best Import for TNT Richard Howell will serve as iECO's main reinforcement. The team's other import is Sam Logwood.
The local crew for the Green Warriors will Gab Banal, Jai Reyes, Ron Dennison. Also in the lineup are Joshua Munzon of the Westports Malaysia Dragons.
Ryukyu finished in the top-4 of the previous B.League season, finising with the fourth-best regular season record before falling in the semifinals. Serving as imports for the Golden Kings are 2014 NBA Champion for the San Antonio Spurs Jeff Ayres and former naturalized player for Japan Ira Brown.
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