LOOK: Blackwater Elite line-up for East Asia Super League Terrific 12 tournament

Paul Lintag on Aug 19, 2019 04:26 PM
LOOK: Blackwater Elite line-up for Terrific 12 tournament
Blackwater is in a tough group in Macau as the Elite draw Japan’s Chiba Jets and South Korea’s Seoul SK Knights. (East Asia Super League)

Looking to take the next step in being a true PBA contender, Blackwater is ready to rock for a return trip to Macau to play in the East Asia Super League Terrific 12 tournament.

The Elite had a strong showing in the Super 8 tournament last year and now, Blackwater is looking to once again use the Macau invitational to boost its campaign in the Governors’ Cup.

[Related: TERRIFIC 12: Blackwater seeks more growth in return to Macau]

Blackwater will play with the team that had a breakout tournament in the recently-concluded Commissioner’s Cup.

Veterans Mike Digregorio, Mac Belo, and Allein Maliksi will lead the team while rookies Ray Parks, Abu Tratter, and Paul Desiderio will have their first international exposure as Elites.

As for imports, Blackwater will bring back the hulking Alex Stepheson. Stepheson helped lead the Elite’s uprising in the Commissioner’s Cup but his stint ended earl after he came into contact with stomach ailments.

Also playing as import for Blackwater is Aaron Fuller, who had two previous stints with NLEX in the PBA. Fuller will now suit up for the Elite for the Terrific 12 and the upcoming Governors’ Cup.

Blackwater is in a tough group in Macau as the Elite draw Japan’s Chiba Jets and South Korea’s Seoul SK Knights.

 


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