Blackwater Sports Team Practices, Tune-up Games & Other Updates

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  1. dean

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    Team Practices, Tune-up Games & Other Updates.

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    BLACKWATER POOL DOWN TO 20

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    Blackwater Sports Elite is now in the final phase of naming its roster for its PBA debut.

    Team governor Silliman Sy revealed to pba.ph their pool of 20 players, which is a combination of their PBA D-League team and the players they got from the Expansion Draft last month.

    “Nagsisimula na kami na pumili ng players na maiiwan sa team. Right now kasi nasa conditioning pa kami,” said Sy, brother of team owner Dioceldo.

    “Continuous practice pa rin kami, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. From there, we hope the coaching staff will slowly see the progress of each player and make the decision (on the roster),” he added.

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    sure ako .. Artadi, Nuyles, Cawaling, Lakay .. pasok sa final roster nila :)
     
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    Blackwater eyes Palestine’s ‘Gilas killer’ Imad Qahwash as Asian import

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    A familiar face in Palestinian point guard Imad Qahwash joined Blackwater’s Monday morning practice at the SGS gym, fanning speculations that the 29-year-old FIBA-Asia veteran campaigner is set to reinforce the Elite as their Asian import for the PBA Governors Cup. Imad Qahwash

    Qahwash arrived in Manila on Sunday afternoon as a guest of Blackwater board governor Silliman Sy. He was accompanied by team manager Johnson Martinez Sunday evening to watch Game 4 of the Oppo-PBA Commissioner’s Cup, which Rain or Shine won handily, 124-99, against San Miguel to march to the Finals.

    “Naki-practice lang siya with the team this morning, gusto niya lang magpapawis,” Martinez told FOX Sports on Monday.

    “No serious talks with Imad, though kami as a team, kailangan din namin ng isa pang point guard to help Mike Cortez and Raffy (Reyes),” explained the Blackwater executive, who accompanied Qahwash in practice.

    “Pero meron siyang pasa at shooting sa nakita ko sa practice. Though sa pukpukan na laro, di pa natin makita kasi light lang naman naging practice namin kanina,” he added.

    Listed at 6-2, Qahwash, who polished his skills in Canada before eventually playing for McNeese State and Central Arkansas in the US NCAA, banged in 17 points during Palestine’s famous 75-73 win over Gilas Pilipinas in Changsa.

    Last season, the Elite tried to tap Qahwash when the PBA introduced the Asian import for the first time in the season-ending conference.

    But the sweet-shooting Palestinian guard failed to secure the necessary documents in time to prove he’s a natural-born Palestinian.
     
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