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Jones Cup MVP, Douthit reinforce Mighty PH bid

/ 12:12 AM September 17, 2016

Mighty Sports Apparels-Philippines will go for a second straight international title with a mix of towering imports, former pros and collegiate standouts and an ex-national team reinforcement.

Six-foot-four Dewarick Antwain Spencer, 6-8 Al Thornton and 6-11 Senegalese center Hamady N’dyiaye will join forces with 6-11 Marcus Douthit, formerly of Gilas Pilipinas, in the team’s bid in the  Merlion Cup next week at Singapore’s OCBC Arena.

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Spencer was the Most Valuable Player in the recent Jones Cup in Taipei which Mighty ruled via an eight-game sweep.

Also expected to carry the cudgels for Mighty are former pros Joseph Yeo and TY Tang and ex-varsity stars Kiefer Ravena of Ateneo, Edrick Ferrer of UP and Gelo Alolino of National U.

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Mighty is bracketed with the Seoul Samsung and Westports Malaysia in the tournament slated Sept. 21 to 25. Roy Luarca

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