THE Cebu Metropolis Sharks added much-needed firepower for his or her second season within the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) after formally signing former professional and fan favourite Eliud Poligrates within the off season.
“We are able to’t focus on the small print of the contract as of now however he’s positively on board. We count on him to assist the group in a giant method,” Omega Professional Sports activities Worldwide (Opsi) vp Jerome Calatrava instructed SunStar Cebu.
Calatrava mentioned the Sharks group launched a few of their gamers to make method for brand spanking new ones. The group can be constructed round Poligrates, Patrick Cabahug and among the different key gamers within the Sharks’ playoff run within the Datu Cup.
The Cebu Metropolis Sharks completed because the eighth seed within the South Division however misplaced to eventual runner-up Davao Occidental within the first spherical. The group was with out its star, Cabahug, who was sidelined with an ankle damage.
Calatrava mentioned they may announce quickly the opposite gamers that they’ve signed for the upcoming season.
The 31-year-old Poligrates is a former Southwestern College standout. He made a reputation for himself taking part in within the Cebu Colleges Athletic Basis Inc. (Cesafi) along with his flashy ball dealing with abilities.
He was drafted within the PBA by the Discuss ‘N Textual content Tropang Texters in 2013 because the twenty seventh decide general. He performed 44 video games within the PBA for the Discuss ‘N Textual content Tropang Texters, Air 21 and Kia. He averaged 4.1 factors and 1.5 rebounds in 12.5 minutes of motion. (EKA)