The Powerade Tigers, the hottest team in the Governors’ Cup, have bolstered their frontline by signing veteran forward Nic Belasco.
The 38-year-old is making his PBA comeback after spending most of the season with the Westports Malaysia Dragons in the ASEAN Basketball League.
Powerade coach Bo Perasol confirmed this latest development to InterAKTV.
“We picked him up from the ABL for insurance,” said Perasol, whose team is on a four-game winning streak and is close to making it to the semifinal round for the second time this season.
Perasol said Belasco, a 14-year PBA vetean, has yet to be included in the 14-man roster.
“He understands his situation and we will include him if necessary. Right now, the team is doing well,” said Perasol.
Belasco was the second overall pick of Sunkist in 1997 and helped the San Miguel Beermen and the Alaska Aces to titles.
He also had stints with Welcoat, Coca-Cola, Talk ‘N Text, and Sta. Lucia, his last PBA team.