PBA player agent Sheryl Reyes dies after battle with cancer
MANILA, Philippines—Sheryl Reyes, a player agent in the PBA, has passed away after a bout against cervical cancer. She was 39.
Reyes was known for bringing the likes of Justin Brownlee, Renaldo Balkman and among others to the Philippines and play in the PBA.
Brownlee has led Barangay Ginebra to three PBA championships since he made his debut in 2016. He and Balkman also joined forces to help Alab Pilipinas win the Asean Basketball League crown in 2018.
An outpour of condolences came after news about her passing surfaced on social media.
So glad I had an opportunity to tell you how much I appreciated ALL your help thru the years @femaleagentsr, especially during my 1st season as a head coach. From this early morning… https://t.co/1qeiTVvnI0
— Jimmy Alapag (@JAlapag3) May 11, 2019
May you Rest in Peace @FemaleAgentSR 😔 no more pain and suffering for you to deal with🙏🏾
— Bobby Ray Parks Jr. (@ray1parks) May 11, 2019
Reyes was also responsible for flying in former NBA stars Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury and Lamar Odom to the country.