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The 2016 PBA Commissioners Cup did not start yet but Talk N Text import Ivan Johnson was already suspended for 1 game and fined P50,000 for punching Frank Golla and JP Erram of Blackwater in a tune-up game.
Beau Belga of Rain or Shine Elasto Painters had another altercation, this time against Barako Bull Energy Import Liam McMorrow.
Do you think Gilas Pilipinas needs Beau Belga in International Competitions?
Watch Beau Belga vs Liam McMorrow Video
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel has a new Asian Import, Korean Jiwan Kim who replaced Sanchir Tungalag of Mongolia. Jiwan Kim will be the 1st South Korean who play as an import in the PBA.
Watch Jiwan Kim Highlights Videos
Another Jiwan Kim video here:
Kia Carnival Import Hamady N’Diaye from Senegal played against Gilas Pilipinas in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Watch Gilas Pilipinas vs Senegal Highlights Video
Hamady N’Diaye has a couple of Highlights in the PBA in just 4 games, Kia now has a 3-1 record.
Watch Kia Import Hamady N’Diaye Video Highlights
Big Slam by Hamady N’Diaye
LA Revilla alley-oop to Hamady N’Diaye
Blackwater has tapped Marcus Douthit to temporarily replace import Chris Charles who did not play in the Elite’s first game due to an injury.
This is not the first time that Marcus Douthit will play as an import in the PBA, Douthit played for Air 21 in 2012. According to reports, Blackwater already got permission from SBP since Marcus is under contract by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas as he is set to play in the SEA Games and SEABA Tournaments this year.
NLEX Road Warriors has signed Al Thornton as Import for the 2015 PBA Commissioners Cup. Al Thornton played for the LA Clippers, Washington Wizards and Golden State Warriors and was the No. 14 overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft.
Watch Al Thornton Highlight Videos
Al Thornton big dunk over Zaza Pachulia
The 2015 PBA Governors Cup will feature Asian Imports. The 12 PBA Teams can now hire 2 imports for the 3rd conference: 1 Asian Import (6 foot 3 and below) and 1 Foreign Import (Unlimited Height for last 4 teams and 6 foot 5 for the other teams).
Naturalized player Marcus Douthit might play in the PBA again as an Import in the 2nd conference where there is no height limit. According to reports, Talk N Text and Alaska are interested in his services after Air 21 released his rights.
But right now, Douthit will lead the Smart Gilas team composed mostly of Cadet players in the Dubai Invitational starting January 10, 2013. More info about the Smart Gilas Dubai Invitational