7-5 Deguara out, 6-8 Fields in for Alab Pilipinas in ABL 10

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Feb 24, 2020 05:58 PM
7-5 Deguara out, 6-8 Fields in for Alab Pilipinas in ABL 10
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Coming off his best game in the 2019-2020 Asean Basketball League, Sam Deguara is still headed out the door for San Miguel Alab Pilipinas.

Taking the 7-foot-5 titan's place inside for the Filipinos will now be 6-foot-8 John Fields.

The American big man is no stranger to the regional league as he posted per game counts of 21.6 points, 12.4 rebounds, 1.6 blocks, 1.6 assists, and 1.2 steals for runner-up Singapore last season.

He is very much familiar as well with the Philippine brand of basketball as he suited up for one game for Magnolia and Columbian in the PBA.

Fields may not tower over the competition like Deguara, but the Philippine team is nothing but hopeful that the former can be more of a force game in and game out.

Consistency was lacking for the towering Maltese as he was up-and-down in his 14-stint and wound up averaging 14.5 points and 10.1 rebounds.

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