SMB’s Alapag honored to rep country in NBA Summer League with Kings

Paul Lintag on Jun 15, 2019 05:00 PM
SMB’s Alapag honored to rep country in NBA Summer League
Soon, coach Jimmy will take his act to the NBA. NBA Summer League that is.

Jimmy Alapag is going all in on this whole coaching thing.

Alapag currently serves as head coach of San Miguel-Alab Pilipinas in the ABL and is also an assistant for San Miguel Beer in the PBA.

Soon, Coach Jimmy will take his act to the NBA. The NBA Summer League that is.

Alapag is set to join the staff of the NBA’s Sacramento Kings for the 2019 Summer League in Las Vegas.

“As a coach, it’s important to continue to grow and learn,” Alapag said of his golden opportunity in an Instagram post.

Coach Jimmy got the invite from Hall of Famer Vlade Divac, who is Sacramento’s President of  Basketball Operations as well as the Chairman of the FIBA Players’ Commission in which Alapag is a part of.

The two got in touch and Alapag took the offer easily.

“So thankful to Vlade Divac and the Sacramento Kings to join their Summer League staff this year,” Alapag said.

“Looking forward to the experience [and] always an honor to represent Philippine basketball,” he added.

 

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