Mahindra's huge revamp continues, sends Guinto to NLEX

Bradwyn Guinto now heads for NLEX. (file photo)
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Manhindra's surprise rebuild continues on Tuesday as they took three players from NLEX but gave up a vital cog in a trade approved by Commissioner Chito Narvasa.

The Floodbusters got veterans Rob Reyes and Jeckster Apinan and the rights to regular draft first round pick Reden Celda from the Road Warriors but had to let go of Bradwyn Guinto in the process along with Chito Jaime.

Guinto, despite being a second round pick by Mahindra in last year's draft, has become a pivotal player during last season, but now he can learn more from veteran stars Asi Taulava and Enrico Villanueva at NLEX.

Celda, on the other hand, will now play for a very young Mahindra lineup that includes Tanduay teammate Joseph Eriobu and Gilas player Russel Escoto, who now has Reyes to mentor him.

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