|They will now swap jerseys. (file photo)|
By Ivan Saldajeno
MANILA--Rain Or Shine is not yet done with the Monday trades.
Hours after agreeing with the Phoenix Fuel Masters to acquire Mark Borboran for Jeff Chan, the Elasto Painters pulled off yet another stunning transfer, getting Ed Daquioag from the Meralco Bolts for Mike Tolomia.
The trade involving both Meralco and ROS' Gilas picks was approved by Commissioner Chito Narvasa and was officially announced just as the league formalized the Chan-Borboran trade.
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Tolomia will now join a deep guard rotation of the Bolts that includes Baser Amer, Chris Newsome, Anjo Caram, Garvo Lanete, and Simon Atkins.
Daquioag, on the other hand, heads to the E-Painters, where he will share some playing time with Maverick Ahanmisi, Chris Tiu, James Yap, and Don Trollano.
The said swap involving the Gilas rookie selections was allowed owing to a rule regarding trades involving the said rookies, which was revealed when San Miguel got Von Pessumal from GlobalPort for Arnold Van Opstal last month.
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