MANILA, Philippines – Former De La Salle University standout Jeron Teng will make his highly anticipated debut for AMA Online Education when the 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup opens on January 19 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
Teng, a two-time UAAP Finals Most Valuable Player, will lead the Titans against Province of Batangas at 3 p.m. in what will be the lone game of the tournament's opening day.
The duel will commence following the opening ceremonies scheduled at 2 p.m.
MANILA, Philippines – More than his considerable basketball skills, former De La Salle University star Jeron Teng is hoping to make his mark as a leader when he suits up for AMA Online Education in the PBA D-League.
Teng was taken by AMA as the top pick of the D-League Draft and has since inked a one-conference deal with the Titans, who are hoping that the former UAAP Rookie of the Year and two-time Finals MVP can lead them to their first-ever semifinals appearance.
"I am excited to play for AMA," Teng said in an appearance on "The Score." "I met Coach Mark (Herrera), and we're really positive. I can't wait to be coached by him."
WANG'S Ballclub is bringing in multi-titled coach Loreto “Ato” Tolentino to bolster its chances in the coming 2017 PBA Developmental League.
Tolentino, one of the countrys most successful coaches in the collegiate scene, will join the coaching staff as its chief consultant in the tournament which kicks off on Jan. 17.
Tolentino, now 70, will sit on the bench alongside team owner-manager Alex Wang and coach Pablo Lucas.
2016 PBA D-League Draft no. 1 overall pick Jeron Teng has been nothing but stellar so far for AMA Online Education.
Titans coach Mark Herrera couldn’t be more pleased with the way the La Salle stud has been performing so far in the team’s buildup for the 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup.
“Jeron is still in shape and he still has the same intensity like what he had in Game 2 (of the UAAP Finals). He’s also very coachable,” the mentor raved on Tuesday.
MANILA — Jeron Teng looks forward to his debut in the PBA D-League following a successful career with the De La Salle Green Archers.
Teng, the league's top pick in the D-League draft, will be playing for the AMA Online Education Titans.
"I'm excited to play for AMA. I met coach Mark (Herrera) already the other day. We're really positive and I can't wait to be coached by him," he said in The Score.
WITH an eye on the future, the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers are setting the bar higher and will try their luck in the coming PBA D-League starting Jan. 19.
To be handled by former PBA MVP Vergel “Aerial Voyager”Meneses, the Mandaluyong-based team will parade an all-JRU team in the tournament against nine other teams teeming with seasoned players.
The Heavy Bombers will be backed up by crowd favorite Ginebra San Miguel.
Missing out on the biggest prize in the 2016 PBA D-League Draft in Jeron Teng, Tanduay still emerged as a big winner as it picked bluechip recruits who can definitely help the team compete this season.
Coach Lawrence Chongson exited the PBA Cafe on Tuesday all smiles believing he made the most of the Rhum Masters’ selections.
He first surprised everyone in the venue when he plucked Letran big man Jom Sollano as the second overall pick.