Beau Belga fined
Beau Belga is spared suspension.
San Miguel won 113-105 for a 1-1 win-loss record. Rain or Shine slipped to 2-2.
Belga escaped a ban but was warned a similar incident will lead to an automatic suspension.
Brownlee, Oliver Gilas update
Gilas hopes Cameron Oliver and Justin Brownlee will be available for the next Fiba competitions.
SEN. Francis Tolentino said the Senate and its counterparts in Congress have not received the documents from the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas that would start the naturalization process of Justin Brownlee and Cameron Oliver.
“Gusto ko tumulong pero how will we start… Maliit na bagay, kami na bahala,” said Tolentino, chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice which hold the hearings on naturalization.
“I was willing to work overtime this November, tapusin na ito just in time for the next (Fiba) window sana but we haven’t received any single page. I checked my counterpart in the House, Rep. Juliet Ferrer, wala din daw na finile.
The SBP apologized for the delay but assured that they are collating the documents.
Ancajas future uncertain
Fernando Martinez wins two in a row against Jerwin Ancajas.
JERWIN Ancajas’ trainer said the future is uncertain for the former world champion, dispirited after back-to-back losses in title fights.
Fernando Martinez of Argentina in February took the IBF super flyweight title Ancajas held, and on Saturday defended it in the rematch.
"Nahirapan siyang ibalik yung gana niya. Ang daming beses naming nag-usap," said Joven Jimenez.
"Nung nasa hospital kami and nung nasa kuwarto na (ng hotel), umiiyak siya. Hinayaan na muna namin."
Ancajas holds a 33-3-2 record with 22 KOs.