Tuesday, March 24, 2009

A Marquin Chandler update

Marquin Chandler
Here's an update on former Spartan Marquin Chandler who certainly is staying busy on the court. He's just finished up in Korea and the odds are he will be returning to the Philippines soon:
Former PBA best import Chandler to return with Purefoods?

Is Marquin Chandler coming back to help Purefoods’ sagging campaign in the Motolite-Philippine Basketball Assocaition Fiesta Cup?

That question swirled around Purefoods’ training camp after the TJ Giants suffered their third straight setback, a 110-90 loss to Rain or Shine last Saturday.

Chandler is a one-time PBA best import winner and helped steer the Giants all the way to the finals of the Fiesta Conference in the 2005-06 season.

Even the entry of new reinforcement Jhamar Thorpe could not rescue the slumping Giants, who couldn’t find the right solution to rediscover their winning ways.

With Chandler now available after a fruitful stint in the Korean Basketball League (KBL), will Purefoods get him for a third tour of duty?

Purefoods team manager Alvin Patrimonio, in an interview at Sports Radio, that options are open in getting Chandler’s services. “We are keeping our options open for Chandler. Let’s see what Thorpe has to offer since we still have a Thursday game."

Chandler was the second best scorer in the KBL, averaging 25.6 points and sixth in the league in block shots (1.5)...

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