Outgoing PBA chair assures league will open as scheduled

first_img“Like a normal family, there will always be problems. We’re all passionate and that’s the reason why we got here. But it’s in the interest of all 12 corporations, all 12 teams to put up a league by December 17,” he said.The GlobalPort governor also guaranteed that the league is preparing for a booming season opener come two weeks time.“By December 17, the PBA is preparing a big opening day. The PBA will be as scheduled and will be business as usual. We will fix this,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ The soft-spoken executive has allayed fears of a delay of the next season amid the current dispute between the Board of Governors.“By next week, we will fix everything. This impasse will come to an end. I would confidently say that divisiveness, the impasse will finish next week. Whatever group you’re part of, this will all end,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSeven teams, namely TNT, Meralco, NLEX, Alaska, Rain or Shine, Phoenix, and Blackwater, have expressed their lack of confidence on PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa and called for his ouster, while the remaining five — San Miguel, Ginebra, Magnolia, GlobalPort, and Kia — has backed the beleaguered executive through this crisis.Romero brushed off the dispute and attributed the conflict to the team’s unwavering passion for winning. View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Outgoing PBA chairman Mikee Romero. Photo by Randolph B. LeongsonOutgoing league chairman Mikee Romero of GlobalPort assured everyone that the 43rd PBA season will go on as planned.“Rest assured, the 2018 PBA season will start at December 17,” he said in his speech in the 2017 PBA Press Corps Annual Awards Thursday at Gloria Maris Restaurant in Cubao.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ ONE Championship hopes to tap into India market Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img