Acuna out injured
Purefoods 3x3 player Val Acuna is out with a broken jaw.
The 35-year-old Acuna, a second-round pick by B-Meg in the 2010 draft who returned to Purefoods in the PBA 3x3 tournament, suffered a broken jaw in the TJ Titans’ game against Platinum Karaoke on Wednesday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
Acuna collided with Chris de Chavez and complained of pain in his cheek and nausea.
Platinum won the game.
Purefoods reserve Antonio Bonsubre will take Acuna’s spot.
The Titans also lost to and Pioneer Pro Tibay and are in the bottom of Pool C with NorthPort.
Cabrera under observation
Cabrera was stretchered off the Ynares Sports Arena unresponsive, but witnesses said he regained consciousness in the ambulance.
Marc Pingris back in harness
Marc Pingris, a member of the PBA's Greatest 40, sees action in the MPBL.
MARC Pingrisis is set to see action a little over half a year after retiring, suiting up in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Invitational Cup in December.
The 40-year-old Pingris, who retired in May after 16 years in the PBA, is set to play for the Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards in the tournament set Dec. 11 to 23.
Pingris, out of the Philippine School of Business Administration, was picked third overall in the 2004 PBA draft by FedEx. He was traded to Purefoods and also had a stint with San Miguel before returning to the Purefoods franchise.
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