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PBA: Kiefer Ravena still awaiting clearance to return to NLEX for one conference

PBA: Kiefer Ravena still awaiting clearance to return to NLEX for one conference

PBA: Kiefer Ravena still awaiting clearance to return to NLEX for one conference

Kiefer Ravena. Image by Tristan Tamayo/

MANILA, Philippines—NLEX could be without its star guard Kiefer Ravena when the PBA Season 47 ideas off on Sunday.

Ravena is continue to seeking clearance from the PBA if he will be allowed to rejoin the Street Warriors following leaving the squad for the Shiga Lakestars in the Japan B.League in September of previous 12 months.

In accordance to NLEX, Ravena is eager on signing a 1-convention deal with the Street Warriors and will return to participate in with the Lakestars, who have reportedly offered him a agreement extension.

“He definitely would like to perform [with NLEX] but the problem is, would the PBA permit him to perform for just one meeting?” explained NLEX head mentor Yeng Guiao, who also serves as the team’s basic supervisor, on Monday.

Ravena, who swiftly rejoined NLEX just after his countrywide team stint in the Southeast Asian Game titles in Hanoi, Vietnam, was not provided in the Highway Warriors’ lineup for the 2022 Philippine Cup released on Monday.

The 28-12 months-old also joined NLEX in its a few-working day group developing at VFarm Backyard garden Vacation resort in Bulacan.

“It does not imply that he just cannot engage in in the foreseeable future. It’s however remaining mentioned by the PBA board. Anytime they allow for him, we can set him in the line up,” stated Guiao. “But irrespective of whether the a single conference will be enough for his return, I feel it is for the PBA to interpret it.”

But no matter whether NLEX will have Ravena back in tow or not, Guiao doesn’t feel anxious as far as the Road Warriors’ readiness is anxious heading into the new season.

“Actually, we’re practically total. The parts are already there,” claimed Guiao. “We’re completely ready to go, even devoid of Kiefer.”

“Of system, with Kiefer, we will be truly entire,” he additional. “But the crew is operating efficiently. It is now a matter of translating that into the real activity.”

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