PBA: No. 1 pick CJ Perez signs max rookie deal with Dyip

Paul Lintag on Dec 20, 2018 02:44 PM
PBA: No. 1 pick CJ Perez signs max rookie deal with Dyip
The 2018 PBA no. 1 pick signed a 3-year maximum rookie deal with the Dyip Thursday, marking a new era for a franchise maligned pretty much since they entered the league. (Titan Management Group)

CJ Perez to Columbian is now officially official.

The 2018 PBA no. 1 pick signed a 3-year maximum rookie deal with the Dyip Thursday, marking a new era for a franchise maligned pretty much since they entered the league.

Perez's deal is expected to be closer to P10 million.

CJ adds instant star power to Columbian as the Dyip look to have their most competitive PBA season yet.

"First and foremost, masayang-masaya yung team na nakuha namin si CJ," head coach Johnedel Cardel said after drafting Perez.

"We will look forward sa magandang performance namin this All-Filipino, this is a very important conference," he added.

Perez is excited to be a member of the Dyip and he's ready to turn the team's fortunes around.

"Bibigay ko lahat ng best ko para sa kanila," CJ said.

 


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