San Miguel sets its grand slam bid rolling when it sees action along with two other PBA ballclubs in the East Asia League Terrific 12 tournament in Macau starting Tuesday at the Tap Seac Multisports Pavilion.
With regular import Dez Wells and partner Lester Prosper in tow, the Beermen will be using the Sept. 17 to 22 meet as part of their preparation for the season-ending Governors Cup, which also serves as the final piece in their dream to complete a sweep of all three conferences this year.
Joining the Beermen in the Macau meet are TnT Katropa and Blackwater. All three teams will depart on Monday.
Fresh from a runner-up stint behind the Beermen in the Commissioner’s Cup, the Katropa parade former NBA player KJ McDaniels along with McKenzie Moore, while the Elite will be reinforced by Alex Stepheson and Marqus Blakely.
It would be the first time San Miguel and TnT Katropa are competing in the annual meet featuring the top ballclubs from the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), Korean Basketball League (KBL), and the J League of Japan.
Blackwater saw action in the Asia League last year along with NLEX but failed to make the semifinals.