Rain or Shine trades Jericho Cruz to TNT

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netJericho Cruz’ tenure with Rain or Shine has come to an end on Tuesday after the Elasto Painters shipped the 27-year-old guard to TNT in exchange for rookie Sidney Onwubere and a 2018 first round pick.Sources close to the situation confirmed that the deal has been struck, with the papers already on its way to the PBA Commissioner’s Office.ADVERTISEMENT NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting AFP official booed out of forum Inquirer 7 top UAAP 80 women’s volleyball players: Week 2 Returning from a foot injury, Cruz has saw his numbers drop as he averaged 2.0 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in the three games he suited up for Rain or Shine this 2018 PBA Philippine Cup.Reportedly dissatisfied with his role with the Elasto Painters, the former Adamson star now gets a fresh start with TNT, which is desperate for a spark with a 4-5 card this conference.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutCruz was drafted ninth overall by Rain or Shine in the 2014 PBA Draft. He earned a spot in the 2015 All-Rookie Team and was named Most Improved Player and Mr. Quality Minutes in 2016.Onwubere, meanwhile, is playing limited minutes in his first conference as a pro, with the former Emilio Aguinaldo General norming 1.6 points and 2.2 rebounds in the five games. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises MOST READcenter_img Lacson: PH lost about P161.5B tax revenue from big trading partners in 2017 PLAY LIST 03:46Lacson: PH lost about P161.5B tax revenue from big trading partners in 201700:50Trending Articles01:17DTI to cemetery goers: Buy candles and bottled waters in grocery stores, supermarkets01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City View comments Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding He was picked eighth  by Phoenix in the 2017 PBA Draft, but was acquired by TNT in a trade involving Justin Chua and Jon Gabriel. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PHlast_img