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    John Ragasa cleared of serious injury, expected to rejoin Batangas side in D-League next week

    Jun 7, 2017
    John Ragasa has been advised to rest before returning to action next week. PBA D-League Images

    BATANGAS guard John Ragasa has been cleared of any serious injury and is expected to return to action next week in the PBA D-League.

    Batangas coach Eric Gonzales allayed fears Ragasa suffered a major injury after taking an accidental elbow to the jaw in their game against Wangs.

    "As per the x-ray, there are no anomalies found and according to the test, he's negative to any complications," Gonzales said.

    [See John Ragasa taken to hospital for X-rays after getting knocked out by accidental elbow]

    Halfway through the fourth period against Wangs, an inadvertent elbow from Robbie Herndon knocked Ragasa out.

    The 25-year-old guard was brought to the Medical City in Pasig where he underwent a spinal X-ray.

    Batangas look to extend its win streak to three when it takes on the CEU Scorpions.

    "He was cleared by the doctors to go home and get some rest," said Gonzales.

    [See Cedric de Joya hits game-winner as Batangas makes it back-to-back wins with squeaker vs Wangs]

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    John Ragasa has been advised to rest before returning to action next week. PBA D-League Images
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