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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Japeth Aguilar Despite broken finger, still raring to go for Gilas Pilipinas in Asian Games

by Rey Joble | interaksyon.com

Unbeknown to many, Japeth Aguilar, the most athletic big man on the Philippine national men’s basketball team roster, has been playing hurt for more than a year now after suffering a broken pinky finger on his left hand in last year’s FIBA Asia Championship in Manila. 

The high-flying 6-foot-9 forward disclosed this to InterAksyon.com during Gilas Pilipinas’ practice on Monday, admitting he has been gutting it out over the past year despite the injury. “Ipinagpaliban ko muna yung operation ko sa left pinky finger ko,” Aguilar said in an exclusive interview...... [Continue Reading at interaksyon.com]

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