Greg Slaughter clarifies: I was never aware of any trade
MANILA, Philippines—Greg Slaughter belied any rumors that befell his name following his sabbatical from Barangay Ginebra and the PBA.
Taking to Twitter to air his side, Slaughter said there “have been a lot of inaccurate theories” about his decision to momentarily leave his team.
“I never received any contract offer. It’s unfair to say I made demands when there was no offer,” wrote Slaughter. “I was never aware of any trade.”
There have been a lot of inaccurate theories going around about my recent decision, here are facts.
1) I never received any contract offer. It’s unfair to say I made demands when there was no offer.
2) I was never aware of any trade.
Happy Valentines Day! #SpreadLoveNotHate
— Greg Slaughter (@GWillSlaughter) February 13, 2020
Slaughter announced on Feb.9 that he has decided to take a break from playing after his contract with the Gin Kings expired.
This sudden announcement also came in the wake when rumors of a trade involving him and rookie Jerrick Balanza for NorthPort’s Christian Standhardinger.
Ginebra coach Tim Cone, who was out of the country when Slaughter announced his next move, said he was planning on talking to Slaughter and the player’s agent.
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