PBA: Blackwater signs Tratter, Desiderio to three-year deals

Paul Lintag on Dec 27, 2018 06:30 PM
PBA: Blackwater signs Tratter, Desiderio to three-year deals
Originally picked by NLEX in the 2018 PBA Draft, Abu Tratter and Paul Desiderio just signed with the Blackawter Elite.

Blackwater has locked up its next big man.

The Elite signed rookie Abu Tratter to a three-year rookie deal Thursday worth P6.5 million.

Accompanied by the Titan Management Group, Tratter, the no. 7 pick of the 2018 Draft, is the replacement for JP Erram with the Elite.

Tratter, together with no. 4 pick Paul Desiderio, were original selections by NLEX before a trade sent them to Blackwater.

Under the revised trade, the two rookies land with the Elite while NLEX got Erram. As the third team in the deal, TNT acquired Mike Miranda from NLEX.

Desiderio likewise signed a three-year deal with Blackwater, as reported by Spin's Randolph Leongson.

 


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