FIBA: NLEX's Jericho Cruz added to Guam's Asia Cup pool

Paul Lintag on Jan 22, 2020 06:01 PM
FIBA: NLEX's Jericho Cruz added to Guam's Asia Cup pool
Cruz was in the 24-man pool of Guam, as recently released by the Guam Basketball Confederation. (Photo by Josh Albelda)

In a surprising twist, NLEX's Jericho Cruz will have a shot at playing in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.

He's not doing it with Gilas Pilipinas though.

Cruz was in the 24-man pool of Guam, as recently released by the Guam Basketball Confederation.

Cruz will join Guam's core of players like Earnest Ross, Curtis Washington, and NCAA D-1 player Jonathan Galloway out of UC Irvine.

Guam is in Group C of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers and they start round 1 next month against Hong Kong and New Zealand.


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