The 31-year-old Pinto became an unrestricted free agent at the end of 2021.
Pinto ends his two-year stint with the Bolts where he emerged as one of the key guards of the squad since joining the team in 2019.
Former Arellano guard John Pinto leaves Meralco to join Ginebra.
Pinto played two games for the Bolts in the 2021 Governors' Cup, averaging 9.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 5.5 assists.
The former Arellano guard had one of his best conferences of his career in the recent Philippine Cup where he averaged 8.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 1.9 assists in 19 games.
Pinto was drafted in the second round by GlobalPort in 2014 and also played for the Kia franchise and Blackwater, who traded him in 2019 to Meralco for draft picks.
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