MANILA, Philippines – Meralco will deliver its East Asian Tremendous League import Zach Lofton as reinforcement for Sunday’s match towards NorthPort within the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Coach Luigi Trillo confirmed the transfer to the Inquirer on Thursday after Su Braimoh injured his Achilles tendon through the Bolts’ win over the NLEX Highway Warriors this weekend.
Nevertheless, Trillo didn’t say if he will probably be their import for the season-opening convention sooner or later, however he had beforehand stated the Bolts will acquire some peak whereas Lofton stands at 6-foot-1.
The Bolts even have loads of guards of their lineup in Chris Newsome, Chris Banchero, Anjo Caram and the injured Aaron Black.
However Lofton scored 35 factors because the Bolts misplaced to the New Taipei Kings of their EASL highway match final week.
Lofton will look to enhance on their 4-1 file towards Batang Pier and stay among the many groups on the high of the Commissioner’s Cup standings.
Braimoh was injured through the last minutes of Meralco’s 97-94 win over NLEX and underwent surgical procedure on Tuesday.
Meralco initially thought of discovering somebody to fill the crew’s wants, however went with Lofton.
Prince Ibeh, the Bolts’ different reinforcement within the EASL, is listed at 6ft, an inch above the Commissioner’s Cup peak restrict.