SAN Beda team manager Jude Roque assured the Red Lions will make it in time for their opening game in the Filoil Flying V Premier Cup against NCAA archrival Letran next Saturday.
Doubts have risen about the Lions, who are in the midst of a two-week training camp in Lithuania, missing their anticipated matchup against Knights in the preseason tournament next weekend.
But Roque confirmed to Spin.ph on Saturday the Lions will arrive on Tuesday evening, locking up the early NCAA Finals rematch.
That also means some Lions who are also strut their wares for NLEX in Baser Amer, Ola Adeogun, Art dela Cruz, Ryusei Koga will also be back for the Road Warriors in an earlier PBA D-League game.
Even NLEX teammate and former Letran rival Kevin Alas confirmed of the Lions arrival.
“Aabot yun. Laro na Beda boys sa (D-League) game namin sa 24.”