Manny V. Pangi l inan is backing a proposal which will pit a PBA selection against the Chinese national team in an exhibition aimed to start the league’s 46th season on a high note.
Pangilinan on Saturday morning, April 10 echoed the sentiments of PBA chairman Ricky Vargas, who believes that a PBA-China series will help the country back to some “semblance of normalcy.”
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