San Juan lets go of Mac-Mac Cardona due to 'personal reasons'

Mac-Mac Cardona is leaving the Knights. MPBL (file photo)
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA—San Juan has just lost one of its pillars.

The reigning Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League champion announced on Wednesday that it has just waived Mac-Mac Cardona.

"As we start the year 2020, the San Juan Knights-Go For Gold team will now move forward without one of our veteran presence, Mac-Mac Cardona, who resigned from the team due to personal reasons," the team said in a statement. The Knights did not further divulge on Cardona's real reason behind leaving them.

A former PBA star, the 38-year-old guard was one of the key guys of the San Juan squad that captured the MPBL title last season.

"Mac-Mac has been an integral part of the San Juan Knights-Go For Gold powered by Cherry Mobile and instrumental to our championship as one of the leaders of the team," the Knights further stated.

The statement concluded, "We wish Mac-Mac the best of luck as he pursues another chapter of his journey. He will always be a part of the San Juan Knights history."

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