Brownlee confident Mighty 5 will do better this time with Odom around
Barangay Ginebra resident import Justin Brownlee knows personally how tough the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship is, but the charismatic American player is convinced Mighty Sports can go deep this time around.
“It’s going to be a lot of fun out there so I hope Filipino fans in Dubai will continue to support us,” said Brownlee, who helped the Gin Kings capture the PBA Commissioner’s Cup last season.
Emboldened by the presence of former LA Lakers star Lamar Odom and Chinese league veteran Randolf Morris, Brownlee is hoping the team can play better this time and contend for the championship in the event slated Feb. 1 to 9.
“Hopefully we can win the championship,” said Brownlee, who was part of the team that won only once in seven games two years ago.
Mighty Sports coach Charles Tiu said Fil-Ams Jeremiah Gray and Roosevelt Adams are welcome additions to the team.
Gray, who stands 6-foot-4, recently broke Dominican College’s single-season scoring record in the NCAA Division II era with 509 points. The 6-foot-5 Adams went undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft after playing for the College of Idaho.
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