Christian Standhardinger faces disqualification after no-show on first day of PBA Draft Combine
Christian Sandhadringer is under cotract with the Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions in the Asean Basketball League. Photo from

CHRISTIAN Standhardinger is facing disqualification from the PBA Draft after not showing up on the first day of the Draft Combine on Monday morning.

The prospective top pick was the only one absent on Monday among the 44 hopefuls who applied for this year's draft on Sunday.

The league has yet to hear from Standhardinger and is waiting for the Filipino-German cager to submit a valid excuse letter that will explain his absence.

The 28-year-old Standhardinger is coming from Hong Kong where he has started training with the Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club.

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