Giant step: Greg Slaughter confirms plan to join PBA draft in November

Rey Joble [ Source: InterAKTV ] - July 06, 2013

Greg Slaughter and Marcus Douthit. Sports5/Paul MataGreg Slaughter, the 7-foot center who is part of the Philippine national men’s basketball pool, confirmed that he will enter the PBA draft this November.

“Yeah, that’s the next step,” Slaughter told InterAKTV in an exclusive interview during national team practice.

“After FIBA Asia, I’m going to apply for the PBA draft. That would be in November so that is still days ahead.”

Slaughter started his Philippine career at University of the Visayas before later transferring to Ateneo, helping the Blue Eagles win back-to-back UAAP titles. He was also part of the first incarnation of the SMART-Gilas Pilipinas national team under coach Rajko Toroman.

He joined NLEX in the PBA D-League last October, helping the Road Warriors win the Aspirants Cup in February.

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