China Basketball Association (CBA) team eyeing Jason Castro

Jason Castro

According to Inquirer, a CBA team is eyeing Jason Castro.

Believe it or not, a Filipino could be playing in the tough China Basketball Association (CBA) later this year with the Gilas Pilipinas and TNT Ka-Tropa standout Castro now entertaining an offer to play there as an import.

Offers to play there as imports usually land on the laps of Americans or Europeans, but Castro’s sterling performances in the last two Fiba Asia Championships, especially the one last year in Changsha, China, were enough to convince one team in the CBA to try and lure the fleet-footed point guard there.


CBA teams  who finished in the bottom four last season are the only qualified teams who can get an Asian imports. Only last month, there is also a report that a CBA team is also interested in June Mar Fajardo. Jilin GBT Northeast Tigers, Tianjin Ronggang Gold Lions, Bayi Fubang Rockets and Foshan Agricultural Bank Long-Lions, which of this teams are interested in the services of “the blur” and “the Kraken”? By the way Tianjin Ronggang Gold Lions current head coach is former Gilas Pilipinas head coach Rajko Toroman.

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