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Austin on his way to China after getting visa in HK

MANILA, Philippines – Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas will be a complete team in the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup after Isaiah Austin successfully acquired a visa in Hong Kong on Wednesday afternoon.

Team owner Ronald Mascariñas of Bounty Agro Ventures Inc. revealed that the 7-foot-1 former Baylor center got his visa around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, after flying to Hong Kong earlier in the day.

Isaiah Austin. Bounty Sports on Facebook
Austin is now headed to Chenzhou, China, via train, while his teammates in the Chooks team are on board a plane.

"Miracles do happen," Mascarinas said in a statement. "With Isaiah in the fold, we could now focus on our goal – to shock Asia once more."

Chooks-to-Go's other import, Rod Ebondo, also acquired his visa earlier in the day to ensure that the squad will be at full strength for the club tournament.

Author: Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News
Full Article: http://news.abs-cbn.com/sports/09/20/17/austin-on-his-way-to-china-after-getting-visa-in-hk

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