PBA commish confirms Thirdy explanatory letter
Manila Bulletin|May 13, 2021
Thirdy Ravena has sent a letter to the PBA a day after the issue surrounding the league’s “draft dodger” rule which resurfaced when he signed a multi-year extension with the Sanen Neophoenix of Japan’s B.League.
JONAS TERRADO

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial confirmed receiving the letter which contains an explanation of Ravena’s desire to remain with the Neophoenix following a maiden campaign marred by injuries and THIRDY RAVENA a COVID-19 infection.

“Sumulat sa akin si Thirdy at angsinabi niya na nag-renew siya ng contract sa Japan,” Marcial said. “Sinabi din niya na di siya masyadong nakalaro dahil may COVID, may injury siya at madami pa siyang dapat i-improve sa game niya,” Marcial said.

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