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    News you need to know: PBA trade updates; Purefoods reunion in MPBL

    Nov 26, 2021
    Carl Bryan Cruz James Laput PJ Simon
    PJ Simon, Carl Bryan Cruz, and James Laput made the sports headlines on Thursday.
    PHOTO: Jerome Ascaño | PBA Images

    HERE are the top sports news from Thursday:

    Sports roundup November 25

    PBA trade updates

    THE best two teams in the last PBA Philippine Cup made sure to get even better starting in the Governors’ Cup.

    TNT and Magnolia, the finals protagonists in the all-Filipino conference, upgraded their rosters on Thursday by engaging in trades with Blackwater and Terrafirma, respectively.

    The Hotshots give up longtime guard Justin Melton and Kyle Pascual to get James Laput.

    Early in the day, the Hotshots acquired James Laput from the Dyip for Justin Melton and Kyle Pascual.

    The Tropang Giga wouldn’t be left behind as the they traded for Carl Bryan Cruz in exchange for Chris Javier and a future first-round pick.

    Check out the full trade package here.

    Puerfoods reunion in MPBL

    Nueva Ecjia executed a major coup after convincing not just one, but two PBA icons to come out of retirement and join the team for the MPBL Invitational.

    A day after securing the commitment of Marc Pingris, the Rice Vanguards managed to get another Purefoods great in PJ Simon.

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    Nueva Ecija coach Charles Tiu confirmed the development, even joking they’re eyeing to complete a hat-trick, most probably James Yap.

    “Isa na lang kulang,” Tiu said in jest.

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      PJ Simon, Carl Bryan Cruz, and James Laput made the sports headlines on Thursday.
      PHOTO: Jerome Ascaño | PBA Images
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