VIDEO: Desiderio joins NLEX practice despite looming trade with Blackwater

Paul Desiderio joined the Road Warriors... for now. Dennis Acosta (file photo)
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Paul Desiderio made an appearance in NLEX's first practice since the PBA Draft on Monday at the Meralco Gym in Pasig.

And that is despite him and fellow first round pick Abu Tratter being shipped to Blackwater for Poy Erram.

A video posted in the Road Warriors' social media pages flashed Desiderio showing that he is PBA-ready.

Desiderio was seen driving against Kevin Alas and even faking him before scoring a now open layup.

As of posting, Commissioner Willie Marcial has yet to make an announcement about the approval or disapproval of the trade proposals that were submitted at his office, including a separate swap involving the Elite that will see Paul Zamar heading to the San Miguel Beermen for two future second-round picks, particularly the latter's 2021 and 2022 picks.

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