MANILA, Philippines—Mark Barroca has been a Purefoods lifer and he marked his tenth 12 months with the membership with a contemporary three-year deal tying him to the franchise till 2024.
Nonetheless one of many league’s most speedy guards, the 34-year-old Barroca has been an indelible mark with Magnolia and is the workforce’s cornerstone when it comes to level guard play.
“I’m comfortable that I signed as soon as extra,” mentioned Barroca in Filipino. “Big because of the administration as a result of they signed me once more for 3 extra years.”
Barroca was the fifth total choose within the 2011 Draft, which is in any other case generally known as the Gilas Draft, however his unique workforce Shopinas instantly dealt him to Magnolia in a three-team deal that additionally concerned Barako Bull.
He’s since received six titles with the Hotshots, together with the 2014 Grand Slam.
A gentle presence both as a starter or substitute, Barroca averaged 11.1 factors, 3.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and a pair of.3 steals a sport within the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup.
His steals common was additionally the highest within the league for the shortened season.
Barroca additionally thanked the assist of his San Miguel Company bosses, together with President Ramon S. Ang.
“I’d prefer to thank Boss RSA, Governor Rene Pardo, and naturally workforce supervisor Alvin Patrimonio for this. I ought to play to the most effective of my talents to additional assist the workforce. In fact, I’d additionally prefer to thank my supervisor Ed Ponceja,” mentioned Barroca.
“In fact, large thanks to educate Chito Victolero for all the time trusting in me.”
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