Thirdy Ravena finally joins NeoPhoenix as quarantine ends
MANILA, Philippines—Thirdy Ravena’s stint with San-en NeoPhoenix for 2020-21 Japan B.League season is officially set to begin.
Ravena, whose debut was delayed due to issues, arrived in Japan on October 15 but had to serve the mandatory 14-day quarantine period, missing a number of games for NeoPhoenix.
In a social media post on Saturday, the team posted Ravena’s official photo in a NeoPhoenix gear.
／ロスター全員揃いました📢＼ #サーディラベナ 選手が無事にチームに合流しました💪 本日この後！無料 #LINELIVE…
Ravena is set to suit up for San-en in the coming games.
The 23-year-old had a successful collegiate career in the Philippines winning the UAAP title three times with Ateneo and taking the Finals MVP plum each time.
Instead of signing up for the PBA Draft, Ravena decided to join the NeoPhoenix who are in an uphill climb.
The NeoPhoenix started their season with nine straight defeats before a dominant 94-75 win over Kyoto on Wednesday at their home floor at Toyohashi City General Gymnasium.
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