14 May '17, 7am

#SEABA2017: Pinoys in Singapore team honored to play in PH

#SEABA2017: Pinoys in Singapore team honored to play in PH

Reuben Amado (0), David Macaraig Chuabio (4), and Jack Lacsado (7) all have Filipino heritage. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines – Singapore's game against Batang Gilas in the 2017 SEABA Under-16 Championship served as a homecoming of sorts for three members of their team who have Filipino heritage. Reuben Amado, Jack Lacsado, and David Macaraig Chuabio all have Filipino blood, though all three players are now Singapore citizens. Amado, who scored four points in Singapore's 42-108 loss to Batang Gilas on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum, was born in Dasmariñas, Cavite before moving to Singapore when he was six years old. "It's an honor (to play in the Philippines)," Amado said. "I was born here, but I am a Singapore citizen. Both my parents are Filipino." Though he now suits up for Singapore, the 15-year-old learned to play basketball in the Philippi...

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