Five-star recruit Jalen Green headlines the notable Filipino-foreign talents who will see action for the six international teams that will add spice to the 2019 NBTC League National Finals.
For the second straight game in the continuation of the 2018-2019 ABL, Alab Pilipinas was not at full strength.
The path to the national championship is now set as all 32 teams have been placed in their respective slots for the 2019 NBTC League National Finals.
Gab Banal and Mark Yee, two players hotly contesting the MVP derby of the MPBL Datu Cup, made their presence felt anew to lead their respective teams.
Alab Pilipinas and Macau, at one point the top two teams in the 2018-2019 Asean Basketball League, have struggled quite a bit as of late.
They may be outnumbered, but the four teams hailing from Mindanao are not backing down from anybody in the 2019 NBTC League National Finals.
Even without longtime contenders University of the Visayas and Sacred Heart-Ateneo de Cebu, the Visayas remains a force to reckon with in the 2019 NBTC League National Finals.
Luzon will send a total of 14 teams to the 2019 NBTC League National Finals.
Bataan brought down Caloocan in a one sided game while Manila edged Bulacan to take the head start in the MPBL playoffs.
NCR's representatives in the 2019 NBTC League National Finals will be a mix of traditional powerhouses and driven upstarts.