MANILA, Philippines—Philippine facet Robust Group additional added as much as its roster with the inclusion of two extra impression gamers in Jordan Heading and Justine Baltazar.
Heading, who as soon as performed for Gilas Pilipinas, is becoming a member of an already-stacked lineup that has NBA veterans Andray Blatche, Andre Roberson and Dwight Howard.
Heading is coming off a powerful season with Nagasaki Velca within the Japanese B.League with norms of 13.4 factors, 3.6 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals per outing.
“We actually wanted one other guard and shooter. I believe Jordan suits the invoice. It is going to be my first time working with him, however we gave him a name, and he was to come back. Very straightforward to speak to, and we sit up for having him on our staff,” mentioned Robust Group coach Charles Tiu.
“He performed nice in Japan final season, and I’m positive he’ll find yourself there once more after this quick stint.”
Baltazar, in the meantime, is including to the staff’s rising pool of massive males which already has fellow La Sallian and UAAP Season 86 MVP Kevin Quiambao.
Like Quiambao, Baltazar additionally gained a season MVP award within the MPBL after keen the Pampanga Large Lanterns to the title.
The Pampanga-native averaged 17.1 factors, 11.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.6 steals, and 1.1 blocks an evening.