Cebu City, Philippines—Reigning Cesafi MVP Rey Anthony Suerte is advancing toward the University of the East (UE) to play for the Red Warriors in UAAP Season 82 not long from now.
The 6-foot-3 wingman from Monkayo in Compostela Valley affirmed this shocking advancement in a discussion on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019.
Suerte handed-off that he at first idea of playing in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League to increase some more introduction.
Notwithstanding, his mentor on the Max4 Birada-Cebu City group, Dondon Hontiveros, brought forth burning through one season in the UAAP — apparently the most renowned university class in the nation.
He considered going to Far Eastern University (FEU) however in the end arrived in UE, with the Red Warriors needing a marquee star to supplant Alvin Pasaol, an individual from the UAAP Mythical Five last season who won't restore this year.
"Wala jud sa plano ang magduwa sa UAAP however I need to take a stab at playing there to enable me to get ready for whatever lies in my future ball profession," Suerte said. (There was actually no arrangement to play in the UAAP.)
In the two weeks that he has officially gone through preparing with the Red Warriors, Suerte shared that he feels comfortable with various individual "bisayas" on the squad.
"Inviting kayo sila tanan and we're chipping away at holding much more, on and off the court," said Suerte, who is as of now part time rehearsing for UE and his PBA D-League group, Che'Lu.
Suerte shared that UE head mentor Joe Silva has requested that he expect the exceptionally same job that he played for the University of the Visayas Green Lancers.
"He regards me as a pioneer, as a veteran in the group. In any case, regardless of whether he has depended me with the influential position, despite everything we need to help each other as a group."
Suerte said he is excited to before long be playing in the nation's most storied fields — the Araneta Coliseum and the Mall of Asia Arena.
"Dream work out that I will most likely play in those fields. As a b-ball player, I truly need to play in the enormous stage, and I am pleased that I have achieved that organize," Suerte shared.
After the UAAP season wraps up not long from now, Suerte said he is excited about playing in the MPBL before ideally proceeding onward to the PBA.
The UE Red Warriors completed at the base in the past period of the UAAP.